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When customers bother to comment

Its great when customers bother to comment on the service they have recieved Here are the latest  two Sarah Swarbrick , the drama teacher from St Edmunds in Portsmouth writes Hi John, Just wanted to say a massive thank you for today. We were so impressed with...

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Radio microphones Keep it legal

Radio microphone licences and you I was providing the Pa and Plasma screens for the speeches and the best mans presentation at a wedding last weekend. This involved the usual small compact speakers on stands, a hand held radio mike for the father of the bride and...

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Using LED par cans

At first sight  using LED par cans and Tri Colour colour mixing seem like the ultimate solution. Any colour from any lantern . No more changing gels. Less space on the rig.... Apart from the obvious one that "LED par cans do not produce anything  with a wave...

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Correct signal interconnection wiring

it will save you a lot of time and problems  Signal connections at the desk end 1. The multicore provides connection between the stage and the mixing desk, for both the microphones from the stage to the desk and signals back to the stage and amps from the desk. The...

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Mains power supply Star earthing As a general rule, all mains power for a “PA system” and any associated “back line equipment” must come from one “Star Point”to reduces the problems of earth loops. This “Star Point” should be as close as possible to the power...

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Brilliant light weight digital power amplifiers arrive

We have just taken delivery of 4 " light weight digital power amplifiers" from IMG's These STA 800D digital power amplifiers are unbelievable, they weigh only  3 Kg ,  sound extremely punchy and there is no lack of frequency response performance either. They have...

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My thoughts on Effective Lighting

How I think about creating effective lighting. I think there are some really key factors to be considered to produce effective lighting: Where are we? Are we inside? Are we outside? What time of day is it? The time of day alters the angle the light comes from? Where...

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Live Sound System advice

Setting up a mixing desk input channel, The "channels tone controls". After you have set up the gain correctly, the next thing to move on to are the channels tone controls. Use of mixing desk tone control. Don't try to do this before the main PA and monitor speaker...

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“Fantastic”! The customers coment

Hi John, I thought I would email you to let you know how things are going since you upgraded the PA systems in both churches. I believe the only word to describe what you have done is "Fantastic" everyone can now clearly hear whoever is reading , even the children !...

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