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. Different media players have different audio adapter sizes, cords aren’t always long enough and PA systems don’t always offer enough audio inputs.
Fortunately,… 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
The school year is about to start and once again teachers everywhere face the age-old problem of how to grab students’ attention in a world where distraction runs rampant.
Portable classroom sound systems are an affordable and proven way to boost a teacher’s voice to all corners of the classroom, gymnasium or schoolyard.
If you’re seeking an affordable sound system… 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
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.
The Benefits of Using a 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… Read the rest
6 Questions to Help You Choose a Portable Sound System for Your Classroom
A portable classroom PA system is an affordable, easy-to-use system that allows teachers to amplify their lessons.
Why do you need a PA system for your classroom?
The answer is simple: the proper sound reinforcement system allows a teacher’s voice to reach all corners of the class,… Read the rest
Match Amps to Speakers Without Driving Yourself Crazy
Matching a loudspeaker to an amplifier is a seemingly arcane process, full of exceptions and confusing “rules-of-thumb” bandied about by quasi-mystic front-of-house engineers and MacGyver-like technicians (gaffer’s tape clutched firmly in hand).
For those of us who just want to hook up a simple PA system for our band’s vocalist, or who… 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
Our Forecast for Outdoor Fun
Summer is here — and with it comes a host of outdoor sporting events!
Whether you’re putting together a volleyball tournament or soccer match, you’ll need a sound system to broadcast to fans and enable communication between coaches and officials.
For calling to the players or firing up a tightly packed group of spectators, you… Read the rest
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