Here is a great article about how the audio signal flows through an audio mixer. Essential reading for anyone running a sound desk at church.
If you are planning on upgrading or replacing your sound system, this article from prosoundweb.com is helpful in helping you find the right installer for your project.
I have been involved in many building projects over the years and it is always interesting to see what people install when they have the best opportunity to do so. I have also worked in the commercial installation industry in security, audio, telephone and data networking. I can tell you from experience that installing cables during the building process is Quicker, Neater and Cheaper.
So what things should I be thinking about when I start a new building Project.
If you are truly keen to improve the quality of your contribution to the ministry of your church, then you need to rate yourself objectively. Better still get a friend to rate you as well – if you are game!
This is a great resource from behindthemixer.com.
I found this interesting article on how to set a stage.
I don’t think I was ever “taught” how to do it, I just followed the lead of others.
When a system contains two or more pieces of equipment that are grounded, whether via power cords or other ground connections, a “ground loop” will likely be formed.
This post from prosoundweb.com explains what they are and how to get rid of them.
If you are embarking on a new building project, take some time to really think about how the Audio Visual will work for you. It’s best to get it right now even if it costs a fraction more. Below are some of my thoughts to help get you started.
The proper use of EQ is a fundamentally simple yet often a misunderstood and critical aspect of the mixing process.
This article from prosoundweb.com runs us through the different types of equalizerrs and how they can be used.
If you are embarking on a new building project, take some time to really think about how the electrical and networking will work for you. It’s best to get it right now even if it costs a fraction more. Below are some of my thoughts to help get you started.