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Guillermo Sanchez

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Re: Showco Prism
« Reply #10 on: April 26, 2022, 10:24:59 AM »

I heard it at Busch Stadium in 1989 for The Who and I was shocked at how good it was.  I wasn’t in the business at the time.  The bass solos on My Generation were so present and so clear, the whole thing was just stunning. 

Side note: I was in their unassuming Dallas shop and was shown a dbx compressor with the comment “that right there will drive every amp rack we own”.

I heard it with Phil Collins at the Miami Arena in 1993 if I remember correctly. I was so impressed I started to look for info on it. One employee of a loudspeaker system manufacturer told me at the time that the boxes were not the same and sent me a picture they had at their headquarters of it. Apparently they studied the Prism for years.
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Bob Faulkner

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Re: Showco Prism
« Reply #11 on: April 27, 2022, 08:13:14 AM »

https://www.paoftheday.com/showco-prism-sound-system/
In the early 90's, I saw Phil Collins in Kansas City at the Sandstone amphitheater.  Showco was the provider.  To this date, it is still one of the best "sounding" sound systems I've ever heard.  From what I recall, it was powered by all Crown Macrotech (looked like a good amount of the 5000 series). 
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Re: Showco Prism
« Reply #12 on: May 01, 2022, 10:34:38 AM »

In the early 90's, I saw Phil Collins in Kansas City at the Sandstone amphitheater.  Showco was the provider.  To this date, it is still one of the best "sounding" sound systems I've ever heard.  From what I recall, it was powered by all Crown Macrotech (looked like a good amount of the 5000 series).

From what I remember from time working for Crown, there were a lot of bridged MA 2400 and MA 1200 powering that rig. No doubt they must had upgraded to 5000VZ at some point.
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