July 2016


Ankara, Turkey

Project Manager/Senior Design Engineer:

Don Allen

Design Engineers:

Joran Nowak & Engine Evvgeni

The Presidential Conference & Opera House in Turkey begun construction in December of 2015 and was commissioned in July of 2016. This theatre features two stage gem consoles, a server that controls 42 motorized line sets,12 chain hoists, a CH-801 and a CH401.

In addition, the 42 motorized line sets have MMDM’s machine mounted drive modules units and two stage elevators. These stage elevators compose the orchestra pit, so it can be seen. It contains two platforms one in an arch shape at the front of the stage and one behind forming a rectangle to blend into the stage.

The Opera theatre occupies a unique zone ID control safety feature that recognizes you and the machine and will only allow certain people to conduct certain machines in a specific zone of the venue.