Church Sound Systems & the Volunteer Engineer

January 18, 2016 | Leave a comment

In setting up the sound system in a church or house of worship, it is important to remember that your sound engineer is usually a volunteer or at most a part-time professional. To accommodate volunteer sound engineers, the sound board should allow easy operation. By the same token, even the most straight forward sound system requires a sound engineer who is dependable, cooperative and has a “good ear”. Ideally he or she should be knowledgeable about overall sound operation, and familiar with your particular sound system’s technical strengths and limitations. Ultimately the person who operates your sound board can – quite literally – make or break or your sound system.

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2 PA Systems With Bluetooth Cure Your Audio Presentation Blues

April 23, 2015 | 2 Comments

Adding audio to your presentations should be simple: just hit play on your device, and sound comes out of your PA system. Right? As many event planners have found out the hard way, it’s not so easy. Fortunately, there’s a wireless solution that’s a standard feature on many smartphones and media players, and on most laptops: Bluetooth.

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7 Do’s And Dont’s For Multimedia Presentations

April 22, 2014 | Leave a comment

6 Do's and Don't For Multimedia Presentations on AudioLinks

Multimedia presentations are an integral part of any meeting, conference and event.

If you’re an event planner or a presenter, there are a host of issues that can keep your presentation from having the impact it deserves.

Whether you’re presenting in front of your organization’s board of directors or a crowd of attendees at a trade show, use these 6 do’s and don’ts to ensure that your multimedia presentation runs smoothly and has a powerful, positive impact on your audience.

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7 Solutions to Common Wireless Microphone Problems for Event Planners

April 17, 2014 | Leave a comment

7 Solutions to Common Wireless Microphones for Event Planners on AudioLinks Blog

Wireless microphones are a favorite standby for event and meeting planners.

As an event planner, you’re likely aware of the many benefits that wireless microphones offer.

Wireless microphones offer superior mobility for your presenters, help reduce stage clutter and tripping hazards, are incredibly easy to use, and come in a variety of configurations, including options for handheld or hands-free microphones, as well as microphone packages and conferencing systems.

Although they have many perks, wireless microphones also come with a range of potential problems that can have a negative impact on the success of your event.

Here are 7 common wireless microphone problems that event planners run into, with our 7 solutions to make sure they won’t derail your next event.

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5 Tips To Help Event Planners And A/V Technicians Work Together

April 3, 2014 | Leave a comment

Whether a technician is provided to you by your event’s venue, or if you hire one from a third party audio company, you need to learn how to work with your tech efficiently to ensure your event is a success. Here are 5 tips to help you work effectively with your A/V technician during your next meeting, conference or event.

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Need A Mixer? Think Yamaha

May 15, 2013 | Leave a comment

Yamaha MG166CX 16 Channel Mixer with Digital Effects

A mixer is an essential device for recording and performing artists, as well as audio engineers.

You can use a mixer almost anywhere to help meet your audio needs, including at a recording studio, business conference, church sermon or school play.

If you’re looking for a powerful, reliable and portable mixer, I highly recommend the Yamaha MG166CX 16-Channel Mixer with Digital Effects.

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Need a PA System? Try the Fender Passport PA System

December 19, 2012 | Leave a comment

If you’re looking for a portable, easy-to-use amplifying device that delivers plenty of audio support and power during a performance or event, try a Fender PA system.

As the technical director of an a cappella group, I love gear and favor products that deliver power and support. But I am also a performer in the group, and need something that is easy and simple to set up, use and tear down.

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3 FM Receivers for 3 Assisted Hearing Applications

May 18, 2011 | Leave a comment

FM receivers for assisted hearing and tour guide systems come in a variety of configurations with differing features.

Each one of these FM receivers is better suited for a different application.

How do you know which receiver is ideal for you?

Read on and learn more about 3 different FM receivers and how they fit 3 common hearing assistance applications!

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Why Buy a Cassette Tape Player & Recorder?

July 1, 2010 | Leave a comment

What are some of the advantages of using a cassette tape player and recorder to play back your collection of tapes?

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How Assistive Listening Systems Enhance Worship for Everyone

June 15, 2010 | Leave a comment

The right assistive listening system for your place of worship will fulfill ADA regulations requiring hearing assistance at public gatherings. Assistive listening devices also enhance your congregation’s experience by making religious services and group activities accessible to everyone!

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