Foldback system sounds ideal in Durban Botanic Gardens

Durban South Africa; Durban Botanic Gardens is a great venue for staging live music with a mixture of local and overseas music acts. With a history spanning 150 years the gardens have been an important part of Durban’s cultural landscape and in the 21st century, the cultural scope now includes live music concerts.

Quest Monitors at Mandela concert A wide variety of live acts Quest Monitors at Mandela concert A wide variety of live acts

For the music concert program for the park, local production company “Sounds Ideal” are regular contractors for the larger events.

 Stage full of Quest foldback Stage full of Quest foldback

Plenty of discrete vocal foldback here Plenty of discrete vocal foldback here

With over 45 years in business Sounds Ideal is one of South Africa’s longest standing rental companies. Nadeem Moosa is the 3rd Generation of the family at the helm of this highly professional company. Recently Moosa invested in a Quest monitor system mainly consisting of QM700 high powered 15” foldback monitors. These are designed for larger stages and are perfect for outdoor stages and venues needing a very high SPL foldback system.

A big stage and a very big crowd A big stage and a very big crowd

Pictured is a recent concert featuring a number of iconic South African acts, Johnny Clegg and Ladysmith Black Mambazo, and four Grammy Award-winning trailblazers in a concert day that performed well into the early hours.

Quest products used on the gig are all Q-motion series multi purpose speakers: 13 x 15” Mirrored QM700, 4 x 12” QM12MP and 2 x 12” QSA350i.

Mirrored pairs lower HF interfearence effect and smooth the frequency response Mirrored pairs lower HF interfearence effect and smooth the frequency response

QM700 as monitors and front fill that throws QM700 as monitors and front fill that throws

Acoustic instruments sound natural with the QM700 Acoustic instruments sound natural with the QM700

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