Church Sound Systems: Reining in the Volume
Sound engineers struggle against overly loud mixes every time they’re in front of the mixing console of their PA system. And while providing a satisfying mix at non-lethal volumes in a club or concert hall is one thing, mixing on a church sound system is entirely another.
A congregation can include a wide… Read the rest
The ins and outs of wireless microphone systems have caused many amateur (and more than a few professional) sound engineers to scratch their heads in confusion.
Reception, interference, operating frequencies — not to mention price — can make choosing a wireless mic
a daunting business.
Wireless microphones operating in the UHF frequency band are often cited as the optimum choice… Read the rest
How to Find a Lectern That Fits Your Needs & Your Desktop
theoretically fit on a table or desktop, and, unlike free-standing podiums
, lecterns are relatively small and portable.
But some lecterns are less portable than others. Tabletop lecterns come in a variety of sizes and shapes that serve a wide variety of functions.
With so many… 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
PA systems are a standard feature for many libraries and community centers offering public lecture programs or meetings.
Having a portable PA system powerful enough to deliver great sound to your entire audience can enlighten minds and increase attention spans!
Will your portable PA system deliver sufficient sound to public meetings with 100 or more audience members?
Choose the Portable… Read the rest