In an effort to elevate its facilities and provide guests an enhanced experience, Hotel Indigo Phuket Patong hired audio integrators Mahajak Development to design and install a HARMAN Pro fessional audio solution that delivers world-class sound throughout the property.
Hotel Indigo Phuket Patong is positioned near Patong Beach in the heart of the city of Patong. Located in a touristy area with a property size of 6,400 square meters, the hotel includes 180 guest rooms, a fitness center, an outdoor pool as well as entertainment and dining amenities.
The hotel also marks the first collaboration between InterContinental Hotels Group and Kebsup Group Company Limited.
Adding to its allure as a top-notch travel destination, Hotel Indigo Phuket Patong required a premium audio system that provides excellent sound across the resort.
Mahajak selected a HARMAN Professional audio solution that includes JBL Professional loudspeakers, Crown amplification, BSS signal processing and more.
“One of the challenges we faced was that the hotel had multiple zones with specific requirements, including meeting spaces, lobbies, seminar and banquet rooms, among others,” said Pongsakorn Kanchanachayphoom, director of project for Mahajak Development Co., Ltd.
“The client wanted the latest high-tech audio solutions, and we were able to design the ideal systems using HARMAN products thanks to their flexibility, reliability and impeccable sound quality,” said Kanchanachayphoom.
Inside the Hotel Indigo Installation
The solution includes several different systems that are tailored to meet the specific audio requirements of each zone.
For the system that covers the hotel’s lobby, canteen, all-day dining area and fitness center, Mahajak installed JBL Control 14C/T and 8124 ceiling loudspeakers as well as Control 25-1 compact speakers.
Powered by JBL CSA 2120Z commercial series amplifiers, the system also includes BSS BLU-100 and BLU-50 signal processors with BLU Link.
In addition to ensuring optimum sound quality, the signal processors and BSS BLU-3 wall-mount controllers allow each area to play music and adjust volume independently. Plus, in case of an emergency, the audio system is synchronized with the hotel’s fire alarm system.
Mahajak equipped the bar, rooftop and pool areas with pristine sound by deploying Control 14C/T, 8214 and Control 25-1 speakers. The system also features JBL Control 23-1 ultra-compact, two-way speakers, Control 29AV-1 premium monitor speakers and Control SB2210 compact subwoofers.
BSS BLU-100 and BLU-50 signal processors help maintain peak audio performance, while BLU-3 wall-mount controllers provide added versatility. In addition to Crown XLi 3500 amplifiers, Mahajak used JBL CSA 1120Z and CSA 2120Z amps to power the system.
The sound system that covers the hotel’s meeting areas provides clear speech intelligibility as well as flexible configuration options. Depending on the size of the conference, seminar or banquet, the system is designed to allow both meeting rooms to operate separately with independent audio control or be combined to form one large space.
Mahajak installed JBL Control 16 C/T and Control 8124 ceiling loudspeakers as well as Soundcraft Signature 10 mixers. The system is configured and controlled through BSS BLU-100 signal processors and driven by Crown XLS 1502 power amplifiers.
“We were confident that the Mahajak team will provide and install world-class and high-quality products,” said a spokesperson for Hotel Indigo Phuket Patong. “The system complements our designs very well. We wanted to create an immersive audio experience for our guests.”
“Hospitality venues like Hotel Indigo host a variety of events throughout the year and therefore, require a system that’s versatile and flexible enough to suit the changing requirements of the events,” said Ramesh Jayaraman, VP & GM of HARMAN Professional Solutions in APAC.
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