Hot Dogs and Hot Speakers for Fourth of July

July 5, 2016

Tens of thousands of people gathered at the corner of Surf and Stillwell Streets on Coney Island in New York once again for the annual Fourth of July ritual – Nathan’s hot dog eating contest.

This year celebrated the 100th anniversary of the event that saw a battle between 2015 champion Matt Stonie and seven-time champion Joey Chestnut. In the end, it was no contest with Chestnut going on to win in a runaway devouring 70 hot dogs in a 10 minute span.

TV coverage was provided by ESPN. Live sound was provided by RCF. The new TTL6 -A three-way active column array utilized for coverage of the crowd encircling the stage, while three stacks comprised of four each of the HDL50-A dual 12” three-way active line array modules covered the crowds gathered down the streets.

“It was amazing how the sound of these boxes opened up as we fired them down the length of the streets,” commented RCF National Sales Manager Tarik Solangi.


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