Getting the Right Sound System for Your House of Worship

March 6, 2018 | Leave a comment

A comprehensive guide to PA sound systems for houses of worship that outlines all the basic components you need to know to get started.

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What’s in the Future for Wireless Mic Users?

January 15, 2016 | Leave a comment

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 this bandwidth in the so-called ‘white spaces’ – spaces in the UHF spectrum between broadcast TV channels  – were forced to vacate these frequencies to comply with the law.

Problem solved, right?

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Headphones vs. Headsets – Earpiece Speaker, Speaker Configuration & Connectivity

January 15, 2016 | Leave a comment

Headphones have largely gone the way of the rotary phone. In today’s world, headset varieties vastly outnumber headphones in both style and functionality. However, there are still specific applications for which traditional headphone technology is more suitable, e.g. DJs, audio professionals, aviators, aerospace engineers and factory workers.

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Wide-Band (WB) vs. Narrow-Band (NB) FM Systems

January 15, 2016 | Leave a comment

When to Use Wide-band vs. Narrow-band FM Systems? Read on to find out!

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Wireless Microphone Systems

January 15, 2016 | Leave a comment

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, out the door). This gives the presenter greater mobility, flexibility, and — with the wireless, hands-free models — the ability to talk with your hands!

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Projection Screens Evaluated Using 8 Features

January 15, 2016 | Leave a comment

There’s a lot more to projection screens than meets the eye. Of course, when you boil it down to the bare essentials, projection screens are flat, blank and usually white surfaces on which you can project still or moving images. But one screen doesn’t fit all! Depending on what you’re projecting, how you’re projecting it, and where you’re projecting it, there are multiple screens in as many shapes, sizes and fabrics as you can imagine.

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Fender Passport Portable PA Systems

January 15, 2016 | Leave a comment

This article compares the older self-contained Fender Passport Deluxe PA systems to the newer Fender Passport Deluxe Plus sound reinforcement systems.
Both the Fender Passport Deluxe PA systems and the Fender Passport Deluxe Plus PA systems include everything you need to project great sound for both general presentations and live sound musical events.

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6 Questions to Ask when Purchasing Classroom Headphones

January 14, 2016 | Leave a comment

While ordinary consumer headphones are ideal for playing tunes during a quick jog or a long bus ride, they may not stand up to bending, poking, chewing, or other abuse from young students. Classroom headphones offer a wide range of features to adapt to the varying (and sometimes harsh) realities of student use. This makes them an indispensable tool in today’s classroom AV arsenal.

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Overhead Projectors

January 14, 2016 | Leave a comment

Overhead projectors combine an old technology with new technology options to create machines which are both reliable and versatile. Available Buhl and 3M overhead projectors give you a wide range of choices to supplement almost any presentation. The question is which overhead projector is right for you?

To help you decide we put some of the best in class to the test. Let’s start with an explanation of what overhead projectors are and what overhead projectors do.

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8 Features of Tabletop Lecterns & Lectern Housings to Consider Before Buying

January 13, 2016 | Leave a comment

All lecterns theoretically fit on a table or desktop, and, unlike free-standing podiums (that stand on their own pod or foot), lecterns are relatively small and portable.

But some lecterns are less portable than others. These lecterns tradeoff weight and portability for other features that may be of equal or greater importance.

As a result, tabletop lecterns come in a variety of sizes and shapes that serve a wide variety of functions.

With so many different models to choose from, how can you tell which portable tabletop lectern is right for you?

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