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Morgan State University
Murphy Fine Arts Center Venue Listing
Recital Hall Technical Specifications

Stage Specification
| Sound | Lighting | Dressing Rooms
Width 31' - 0"
20' - 0"
House Floor to Stage 2' - 6"
1x-Crest Audio 24ch. Mixing console
1x-DBX 166-xl compressor limiter/gate
1x-DBX 323-1l dual 1/3 octave graphic eq.
2x-mon mixes
1x-DBX 166xl dual compressor limiter/gate
1x-DBX 323-1l dual 1/3 octave graphic eq
2x-Full range wedges
1x-TC-Electronic M2000
Full range system
1xCrest-audio CA-2 booth mon.
Playback rack
1x-Denon DN-T620 cd/cassete combo-deck
1x-Tascam DA-40 DAT player/recorder
Speaker Boxes
2x-EAW JF560Z left/right
1x-EAW MK5194 center
2x-EAW SB150R center-subs
1x- Shure UHF daul system/lav
12x-Shure Beta 58A mics
6x-AKG-CK-91 condencer
4x-Crown PCC-160
2x-Shure Microfles MX-418 Pod-mics
1x24 ch. Snake
2x-wirldwind-8ch. Sub di's snake
80x-wirldwind mic cable
4x-¼ cable
4x-speaker out put cable
Power Distribution
1 / 200 amp Three phase
Hearing Assist.
1x-Sennheiser S120-Hearing Transmitter
Sound Pressure Levels
Due to the potential volume levels available with our FOH system that may come into the building with a show, the MFAC has adopted a very strict policy regarding SPL. The following maximum db level restrictions have been set for the protection of our audience members, crew, and artists. At no time shall the maximum A-weighted SPL ever reach above 110db at the Center of the House (COH) in Row "EE." MFAC reserves the right to direct their Head Audio Engineer or his designate to reduce system levels to remain within acceptable SPLs.

A-weight SPL @ COH Maximum Time
95db 4 hours
97db 2 hours
100db 1 hour
102db 30 minutes

Audio Challenges in the Recital hall:
The Recital Hall was designed primarily for vocal and acoustical instrument events.

Please Note:
Due to the acoustic design of the front of the house, we strongly discourage the placing of the speaker stack on stage, as excessive echo slap back occurs, severely hindering intelligibility.

Clearcom Intercom system
4x-stations 2-ch.
Control Console
STRAND LBX 125 channes
Dimmers and Control
36 (2.4K) - dimmers

Stage Level (2nd floor)
2 - Green Rooms
2 - Single Dressing (w/shared bathroom & shower)
Below Stage (1st floor)
1 - Single Dressing (w/bathroom & shower)
2 - Single Dressing (w/shared bathroom & shower)
2 - Chorus Dressing - 9 / occupancy per (w/bathroom& shower)
2 - Chorus Dressing - 11 / occupancy per (w/bathroom& shower)
The following forms are available as a PDF for dowloading or for viewing online.
To view the PDF online, left click the following link. To download, right click the PDF and choose the "save target as" option.
Download or View the PDF MFAC Facility Licensing Questionnaire 2007
(To reserve a venue in the MFAC this form must be completed, printed, and faxed to the number shown in the form.)
Download or View the PDF MFAC House Policies
mURPHY FINE ARTS CENTER rental costs Licensing Fees