10 Last-Minute Tips for Running Live Sound at Your Event

Your big event is finally here! As an event planner, you’ve checked and double-checked everything on your event planning checklist, you’ve set up your microphone and PA systems, and your presenters are ready to roll. Perhaps you’ve played it safe and hired a crew of audio technicians to operate your sound system. But maybe, like many event planners who… Read the rest

5 Audio Production Mistakes Every Event Planner Should Avoid

Every event planner juggles a host of details for any event they plan, whether it’s a large conference, board meeting or small speaking engagement. All too often, however, event planners overlook one crucial aspect on their event planning checklist: audio production. Solid audio production is critical to the success of any event, regardless of the event’s size or venue. Audio… Read the rest

3 MegaVox PA System Features Teachers Will Love

The school year is about to start and once again teachers everywhere face the age-old problem of how to grab students’ attention in a world where distraction runs rampant. Portable classroom sound systems are an affordable and proven way to boost a teacher’s voice to all corners of the classroom, gymnasium or schoolyard. If you’re seeking an affordable sound system… Read the rest

8 Audio Terms You Need To Know When Choosing A Sound System

Choosing a sound system for your event or venue can be a difficult task if you don’t speak the lingo. Descriptions and specifications of audio products can sometimes be difficult for novice buyers to understand, even with the Web at their disposal. Fortunately, AudioLinks has compiled a glossary of audio terminology featuring handy definitions of essential audio terms to help… Read the rest

3 Tips for Choosing the Ideal Megaphone

Megaphones can provide powerful sound reinforcement and amplification during your outdoor events, no matter what season it is! Whether you’re paging cousins for dinner at a family reunion, rallying kids at summer camp or leading your congregation at a church gathering, the right megaphone helps amplify your voice so you can be heard by all. How can you be sure… Read the rest

3 PA Systems to Heat Up Your Summer Party

As temperatures rise, nothing beats the heat like a cool summer party in your living room, on your patio or by the pool — with a proper soundtrack coming from a portable PA system, of course. A portable PA system allows you to provide all sorts of sound, whether it’s speech, singing or music — without wrecking your budget. How… Read the rest

Need a PA System? Try the Fender Passport PA System

Fender PA SystemIf 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

Wireless Mic Tips for the Complete Novice

two wireless microphone on the window3 Things You Must Know Before You Buy a Wireless Microphone Those of us in the audio industry often take certain facts for granted. We know that a microphone needs a PA system to plug into, that an amplifier needs a speaker to make a sound, and that different sound systems fit different applications. For audio novices – which can… Read the rest

3 Sound System Solutions for Outdoor Sporting Events

Our Forecast for Outdoor Fun Summer is here — and with it comes a host of outdoor sporting events! Whether you’re putting together a volleyball tournament or soccer match, you’ll need a sound system to  broadcast to fans and enable communication between coaches and officials. For calling to the players or firing up a tightly packed group of spectators, you… Read the rest

2 Vehicle Mounted PA Systems Take Your Message on the Move

Hit the Road With a Vehicle Mounted PA System Stationary PA systems can easily reach fans seated in bleachers, but for events where the participants (or the announcers) are in motion, a PA system that can move with the crowd becomes crucial. And while megaphones and mini PA systems are highly portable, they are impractical for situations such as parades… Read the rest