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Wonderband at Canvas with the Midas M32

Wonderband at Canvas with the Midas M32

I Did the first band on the new Midas M32 at Canvas in Bournemouth last night "The Wonderband" . It was nice to get an email this morning from Pat the bassist from the band:- PatWBK@WB.UK <patwgtrstr@gmail.com Cheers  John, was a great night  and thanks again for...

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The Dudsbury Country Club Cabaret Night

The Dudsbury Country Club Cabaret Night

It Was nice to be involved in some real entertainment yesterday (29th October 2015) at the Dudsbury Country Club on the first of their Cabaret nights with Bafaana, the Dudsbury Dancing Girls and top of the bill Matt Black who was anything but "Dull" . Great acts, a...

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Shure BLX Frequency maps UK, K3E only

Shure BLX Frequency maps UK, K3E only

Shure and channel 38 compatibility The Shure BLX K3E radio mic systems which have no frequency display are not quite as channel 38 compatible as they might appear in the sales blurb from suppliers . The problem is that all the groups do not use only frequencies in the...

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Filta At Canvas 9/03/18

Filta At Canvas 9/03/18

What a great night down at Canvas last night.with Filta a 90s dance cover band playing for a a private birthday party in the live lounge. It took some doing though. The party guests arrived from 8, and the band could not get to us before then. So before 8,...

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All IEC cables are not the same !!

All IEC cables are not the same !!

IEC leads. I remember when (kettle leads) first appeared, these were uses to connect the mains to a kettle and were rated at 13 amps. IEC leads had cable which had a cross sectional area of 1.5 mm and they were fitted with plugs with a 13 amp fuse . This arrangement...

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Gorwell Farm Wedding Review

Gorwell Farm Wedding Review

It's great when a customer makes the effort to comment about the work I do and particularly when they go out of their way to say "if there is there anywhere you'd like me to review you online? Happy to do so!"So here is a copy of his comments:-  We used John for all...

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PAT – Portable Appliance Testing

PAT – Portable Appliance Testing

PAT - Portable appliance testing FAQs http://www.hse.gov.uk/electricity/faq-portable-appliance-testing.htm I think this will be helpful for you to understand the legal position with regards to Portable appliance testing. in particular the case studies are particularly...

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Loop amplifiers – The Facts

Loop amplifiers – The Facts

Loop Amplifiers :The good the bad and the downright ugly Loop Amplifiers are great  for improving hearing for people,  via their hearing aids using the "T" facility, in a church or conference environment, In these places you tend to have people speaking from a lectern...

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Combined signal and power cables

Combined signal and power cables

Combined signal and power cables “Why are the lighting and sound cables different” Well one thing to point out is that dmx uses rs485 and the physical layer of  RS 485 requires a  cable with a characteristic impedance of 120 ohms This prevents unwanted reflections of...

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PMSE Shared user frequencies additional band

PMSE shared user frequencies There has recently been an addition to the  PMSE shared user frequencies. These  were previously restricted  to the channel 38 band. The new band of frequencies are between  823 and 832 MHz. These  are now under the same licence as the...

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