3 Assistive Listening Device Systems that Comply with ADA Regulations
ALD’s can benefit listeners in public spaces. Many halls, auditoriums, theaters, and conference rooms are subject to the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). For meetings and presentations in public spaces, ADA-compliant listening systems should be available on premises. Even public spaces which are exempt from ADA compliance… Read the rest
First things first – what exactly is a portable PA (public address) system, let alone a midsize PA system?
encompass everything from a humble megaphone to the acres of Marshall stacks used at the biggest rock concerts. What all these sound systems have in common is that they use a microphone
and speaker to magnify sound… Read the rest
For outdoor events, you need a sound reinforcement system that packs the power necessary to make your voice and/or music heard.
Indoors, acoustic reflections help the sound system amplify the sound.
Outdoors, these reflections disappear, taking with them the perceived power of your system.
To provide the same level of sound reinforcement as an indoor system, an outdoor system must… Read the rest
Media Carts, Utility Carts, Rolling AV Carts: What’s the Difference?
No matter what they look like, media carts, rolling AV carts, and utility carts all serve the same basic purpose: to transport your AV equipment conveniently and safely from one place to another.
The media cart or AV cart is the work horse of the high tech world.
Whether it’s… Read the rest
Large sound systems must be powerful, but these 5 PA systems are portable too!
For large venues, PA systems need power. The portable sound systems we recommend drive large, heavy-duty loudspeakers with amplifiers rated at 100 Watts or better.
In addition, the large PA systems
we recommend are more portable. These PA systems use lighter loudspeaker magnets; integrate compact digital… Read the rest
Whether you need to project a page from a book or you want full color video with audio accompaniment, there’s a projector to enhance any presentation
Let’s start with an overview of the four different kinds of projectors available and what they do.
1. Overhead Projectors
Overhead projectors typically consist of a large box containing a very bright light-source,… Read the rest
Satisfy ADA Rules & Make Services More Rewarding With Assistive Listening Devices
Most churches and houses of worship are subject to the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
This means that, for public meetings and religious services, ADA-compliant listening systems should be available on premises.
Even houses of worship which are exempt from ADA compliance have found that… Read the rest
Choose a multimedia boombox that’s ideal for you!
What is a multimedia boombox?
Multimedia boomboxes deliver sound from a wide variety of audio and video media: including cassette tapes, SD cards, CD’s, MP3’s, DVD’s, and even AM/FM radio broadcasts.
Whether you’re supplying music for a dance class, listening to the news in the kitchen, or teaching a room full of… Read the rest
Like any sound reinforcement system, a PA system
— or Public Address system — has three components:
– A pickup device
(such as a microphone) to convert sound waves into an electronic signal
– An amplifier
to boost the weak signal produced by the pickup to a level that can power a speaker
– A loudspeaker
to convert the electrical… Read the rest
3 Ways a Personal Amplifier Helps You Hear Better
Do you or your loved ones suffer from hearing impairment?
Then you know that noisy dinners and parties are often a source of frustration rather than a source of fun. Distracting background sounds, poor acoustics, and distance from the speaker can cause hearing impaired family members to tune out of holiday… Read the rest