3 Questions to Help You Understand New FCC Rules
FCC wireless mic restrictions, although in place since last year, officially take effect on January 5, 2011!
In 2010, the FCC reallocated the entire 698-806 MHz UHF frequency range for use by emergency responders and wireless devices such as smart phones and PDA’s.
Some wireless microphone systems, which had operated in… Read the rest
How Wireless Microphone Systems Work
As an audio technician, I have witnessed a revolution in the conference industry.
As sound quality and reliability have increased and cost has decreased, wireless microphone systems have become very popular. They have thrived for one important reason: eliminating the microphone cable connection frees you to walk across the stage, among the audience, (and, sometimes,… Read the rest
Conference microphone systems can be a major research and resource investment for event planners.
But as meetings and conferences balloon in size, microphone systems that ensure everyone’s voice is heard and that the the dialogue flows smoothly are no longer a luxury — they’re indispensable.
What exactly are conference microphone systems, and why are they so critical to the smooth… Read the rest
If you’re planning your next big meeting, wireless conference table microphone systems are a terrific choice to electrify your event and give everyone a voice.
Perhaps you’ve already reviewed the various types of conference table microphones available for different types of meetings and events. But there’s still another question: why should you take the plunge and choose wireless over wired… Read the rest
When buying or renting microphone systems, event and conference planners routinely face unfamiliar technological challenges.
Perhaps you’re familiar with table microphone systems, or you’ve investigated the pros and cons of renting conference microphones.
Now you need to ponder the next challenge: is it time to step up and add sophisticated voting microphone systems to your conference table?
Here… Read the rest
To facilitate discussions in front of colleagues sitting around a conference table, microphone systems are a must. They not only amplify the voices of discussion participants, but also allow moderators to control the flow of the conversation with a chairman mic.
Table microphone systems also come with a host of additional features that allow for voting and simultaneous interpreting. Some… Read the rest
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,… Read the rest
As an event planner, you’re known for your superhuman feats of organizational strength.
You help create your event’s schedule, secure a venue, accommodate the needs of your presenters and register hundreds of attendees, all the while with a deadline and budget looming over your head.
The one thing you may need help with, however, is A/V production.
Don’t worry, you’re… Read the rest
Event planners pride themselves on mastering every detail of their meeting, conference or lecture series.
But it’s often easy for planners to overlook the most important event planning detail of all: attendee engagement.
Event planners should know that the quality of a venue’s A/V infrastructure plays a critical role in the ability of a presenter to engage an audience.
Bad… Read the rest
Your big event is finally here!
As an event planner, you’ve checked and double-checked everything on your event planning checklist, you’ve set up your microphone and PA systems, and your presenters are ready to roll.
Perhaps you’ve played it safe and hired a crew of audio technicians to operate your sound system. But maybe, like many event planners who… Read the rest
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