The 2013 event was the eighth year in a row that Capital provided the PA for the Hungarian festival's main stage, with the company’s Robin Conway – now a familiar face at Sziget – project managing, and Mark ‘Magic’ Ellis-Cope handling crew chief duties.
As in every other year that Capital Sound has been involved, a Meyer Sound line array was deployed. However, this was the first time that Meyer's LEO system – with main hangs comprising 16 LEO cabinets, and further LEOs for out hangs – was chosen. A combination of 18 end-fired 1100LFC subwoofers per side were also picked, alongside 24 700HP central and out fill subs in a cardioid configuration. Fills were made up of a combination of Meyer UPQ1P and MICA cabinets.
Control was via a dual 48-way line system, switching between Avid Profile and Yamaha PM5DRH consoles. d&b audiotechnik M2 units were used as wedges, along with Meyer MICA/600HP side fills.
More than 30 big-name artists and bands played the festival this year, including Nick Cave, Biffy Clyro, Skunk Anansie and Blur.
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