Why All Cords Aren’t Created Equal
Consider the common cable: Two plugs, 1/4 inch or 1/8 inch, with a few feet of cable in between. That’s all there is to it, right?
Wrong! Using the right cable at the right time can mean the difference between a crystal clear tone and a humming mess.
In extreme cases, the incorrect cable… 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