Merrill Ellis
Intermedia Theater

A flexibly configurable black box theater optimized for experimental music, intermedia, and performance art.


Features:



MEIT Inventory:

  • Audio (16.1 surround sound with custom diffusion system)

    • (8) Genelec 1037B (top stack)
    • (8) Adam S4A (bottom stack)
    • (1) Genelec 7071A dual 12" sub
    • (2) Hemisphere speakers (single channel)
    • (8) Aphex Dominator II limiters
    • (4) MOTU 2408 A/D - D/A converters
    • (4) RME A/D - D/A Interface ADI-8 DS
    • (1) Allen&Heath GL3800 mixing console
    • (1) Apple Mac Pro 3GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon dedicated to performance
    • Custom Audio Diffusion via Max/MSP
      • (1) Apple Mac Pro 2x2GHz PowerPC G5 dedicated to diffusion
      • (1) Mackie Control Universal with Extension
      • (1) Mackie Ultra Pilot for remote diffusion
    • (1) Denon CD player
    • Playback software
      • Logic 9
      • Digital Performer 7
      • Max/MSP/Jitter (versions 4, 5, & 6)
      • Pure Data (PD)
  • Video System (180-degree projection with custom video routing)

    • (1) Apple Mac Pro 2x2.4 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon dedicated to video
    • (3) Panasonic PT-AE3000U HD video projectors
    • (3) 18'x24' Da-Lite Motorized Scenic Scroller projector screens
    • (2) Panasonic AG HPX170 HD video cameras
    • (2) Canon Vixia HG21 HD video camera
    • Custom Video Routing
      • any signal can be converted to HDMI then managed in the CPU via Blackmagic Intensity HDMI cards
      • any signal can be routed to any screen or be spread across multiple screens
    • (1) Argosy HD335T Hard Drive Media Player with 7.1 Audio
    • (1) Oppo DVD player
    • (1) Samsung VCR player
    • (1) Overhead projector
    • Playback software
      • Isadora core
      • Adobe Flash
      • VLC player
      • Quicktime PRO
  • Lighting (flexible theater lighting with custom lighting control)

    • ETC Expression 3 lighting console
    • (4) Martin smartMAC moving lights
    • Custom Wireless Lighting Control via Max/MSP
  • Power

    • (6) Pulsar Evolution 1100 MGE UPS System
    • (4) Middle Atlantic Products, Inc. PDS-615R
    • (4) Furman PL-Plus Series II
  • Misc.

    • (1) Bösendorfer 225 SemiConcert Grand - 92 keys, 7'4", with CEUS (MIDI controllable piano)
    • (5) 5x~40 foot rolls of dance marley

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