From cancellations and missed flights to equipment malfunctions and registration issues, there are many potential problems that can derail an otherwise well-planned event.
An event planning checklist is the event planner’s best defense against an event gone awry.
Here is our event planning checklist with 11 tips and reminders to help keep you event planners on track!
1. Plan Your… Read the rest
The decision to rent or buy a conference microphone system is a big one.
There are certainly good reasons to own and build up an impressive microphone collection, or even a complete conference microphone system. But this can be time-consuming and difficult to assemble without specialized knowledge of conference audio.
If your business or organization is unsure what to do… 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
Which FM Receiver is Ideal for You?
Single-Channel, Multi-Channel; Field-Tunable, User-Tunable: in the world of FM hearing assistance receivers, it’s easy to get lost in the options.
Industry-leading hearing assistance manufacturer Williams Sound recently introduced their newest receiver: The R37.
Unlike its predecessor, the R35, the R37 features push-button tuning to automatically zero in on the correct transmission.
But despite… 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
President Obama has authorized sweeping changes to the wireless spectrum, hot on the heels of the 700 MHz ban.
What, if anything, will recent FCC recommendations mean for sound engineers and other wireless microphone users?
The Infamous 700 MHz Ban Explained
The FCC’s recent ban on 700 MHz wireless use caused a major shakeup for sound engineers across the U.S.,… 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
Can Assistive Listening Systems Enhance Your Services?
Choosing the right assistive listening system to use in your house of worship not only fulfills ADA requirements, but also makes religious services and group activities more rewarding.
What are ADA compliant assistive listening systems, and how can they help you make religious services accessible to everyone?
ADA Compliant Assistive Listening Systems Let… Read the rest
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