… new facility gets audio solution

The Barangaroo Ferry Wharf will serve Sydney’s newest commercial district and provide increased capacity for ferry services to meet future demand.

Sydney’s, The P.A. People provided audio services installation for the new facility. David Duong, Commissioning Manager for construction company McConnell Dowell said: “the performance result of the audio equipment installed is excellent, providing efficient coverage of the facility and excellent announcement clarity. Ross Ford and Brett Steele were highly professional to deal with and provided substantial advice and timely responses through the project.”

Brett Steele – Manager, Installed Systems for The P.A. People said; “this latest project adds to our work on more than 20 ferry wharves for Sydney Ferries over the years. Barangaroo Ferry Wharf is a leading-edge design for a high profile harbour location and we are proud to have worked on the project.”

AV Equipment List

  • 8 x Australian Monitor AM41P power amplifiers
  • 2 x Australian Monitor AMX526 desk microphones
  • 2 x Ampetronic ILD100 Hearing Loop Drivers
  • 4 x Ampetronic ILD100G Hearing Loop Drivers
  • 2 x Biamp NexiaCS Conference Systems
  • 2 x Crown PZM11 sensor microphones
  • 16 x Sonance VP65XT Rectangular Speakers
  • 2 x Vocia MS-1E Message Server
  • 2 x Vocia VO4 Output Unit

The new ferry wharf will provide berthing space for additional ferry services from the Parramatta River, as well as direct access to and from the Eastern Suburbs and lower North Shore when the new ferry services timetable is released later in 2017. It will connect customers to the city centre via Wynyard Walk, a high quality pedestrian link between Barangaroo and Wynyard Station. The project includes the construction of two ferry wharves featuring fully accessible pontoons, seated waiting areas, weather protection, real-time service information and electronic ticketing using the Opal card.