Every event planner juggles a host of details for any event they plan, whether it’s a large conference, board meeting or small speaking engagement.
All too often, however, event planners overlook one crucial aspect on their event planning checklist: audio production.
Solid audio production is critical to the success of any event, regardless of the event’s size or venue.
Audio… Read the rest
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 event or school play.
If you’re looking for a powerful, reliable and portable mixer, I highly recommend the Yamaha MG166CX 16-Channel Mixer with… Read the rest
Your organization is planning its next conference, and you’re in charge of providing microphones. There’s only one problem: you don’t have any gear.
What next? Is it better to rent your delegate microphone system, or is it better to buy it?
There isn’t a right or wrong answer to this question. No matter what kind of pro-audio equipment you… Read the rest
A South Lawn Celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act
July 26, 2010 marks an important step in the journey to full equality for all Americans: the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
President Obama celebrated this milestone last Monday with a high-spirited summer gathering on the South Lawn of the White House, which… Read the rest
Samson Brings Down the House With Expedition PA Systems
Samson Technology has long been known for bringing wireless technology down to earth with their AirLine mic systems.
Now Samson is taking aim at the PA market with a revamped line of systems offering pro-quality toolkits in highly portable packages- at price points well within reach of musicians, party planners, or… Read the rest
What Are Megaphones?
Megaphones, also known as bullhorns, are instantly recognizable because of their distinctive conical or bell shape.
For thousands of years, the human voice has been projected by megaphones.
This is due to the natural acoustic properties of their parabaloid shape, which focuses sound waves to make them travel further, but in a narrow arc.
What is relatively… Read the rest
Get a Podium & PA System That’s Right For You
A podium with a built-in PA system is in many ways a grown-up lectern.
From school auditoriums to the White House, podiums are an essential part of formal presentations – both big and small.
These 5 guidelines to getting your ideal podium will help you understand your needs and make… Read the rest
Get More Than What You Pay For From Your Volunteer Sound Engineer
Getting great sound out of your church or non-profit group’s PA system is critical to keeping your listeners happy- and to getting your message across loud and clear!
But it’s important to remember that your sound engineer is often a volunteer or a part-time professional.
Here are 3… Read the rest
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