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When choosing a mixing console one crucial question has become, “Do we mix on a tactile surface, rely on a touchscreen, or a combination of the two?” Three church sound experts weigh in with their preferences. more

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It doesn’t matter how much you pay for your new sound system. If the acoustical environment in your worship space is problematic, your worship sound will suffer to some degree. It’s unavoidable. Sound systems and church acoustics go hand in glove. more

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Listen before you leap—but first, you have to know what to listen for. An audio expert and frequent CPM reporter and writer shares his best advice on the loudspeaker selection process. more

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With the debut of 4REA4, Digico is reaching beyond the familiar confines of FOH and monitor world and out into the audio mixing, processing, and routing system of the entire church campus. more

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When it comes to choosing audio equipment, a loudspeaker system is almost always the single most expensive component. So listen before you leap--but first, you have to know what to listen for. more

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How do you navigate the borderline between the old world of analog audio and the new world of IT networking? An expert panel weighs in. more

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The EarMix 16M offers a scalable solution that lets you start with just a few personal mixers and keep expanding along with your growing music team. more

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Does the impending service band transition having you feeling stressed and unsure about your church’s wireless mic situation? As you prepare for post-600 MHz investments, this CPM report can help you plan more

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With a hole in the middle of the lineup, A&H engineers hit the drawing boards and came up with the nifty new ME-500 personal mixer, a junior sibling to the ME-1 that retails for around $400. Let’s take a look. more

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Digital technology is reshaping how sound is done in church, and the focal point of change is the feature-rich mixing console. more

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Does DIY monitor mixing make sense for your church’s music ministry? The cost of getting in the gear has never been lower, CPM’s reporter finds, and the options have never been more plentiful. more

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Occasionally it helps to investigate the outer edges of available technologies as a way of understanding concepts that also apply to what you’re doing in the middle ground. Here, CPM’s writer takes you through that journey. more

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There’s no turning back. Audio, video and lighting systems for worship are migrating onto network connections with accelerating speed. In many cases, the functions are isolated on separate networks—but that is changing. more

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This is the third entry in SSL’s series of consoles for live applications, one the company temptingly describes as a “mid-scale console that makes…SSL Live available to a much wider audience.” more

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Most pastors, worship leaders and praise band members learn how to use a mic from experience, even if they don’t know the terminology. Laypeople are another matter. Here's are tips for dealing with the "great unwashed." more

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When it comes to winding mic cables, there is the right way, the wrong way and my way. more

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Wikipedia lists no fewer than 20 different digital audio networking technologies as currently available. Most articles on the subject offer an alphabet soup of obscure terminology. CPM offers a refreshing take on what church techs need to know, an... more

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Tips for dealing with those tense, awkward moments when a “newbie” needs help. more

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Compared to the existing S21, the new model offers is a larger control surface to accommodate ten more faders and one more 10-inch touchscreen. Is this really big news? Well, for churches like ours, it could end up being the deal-maker. Here’s why. more

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We now have access to the full range of mixing functions on a wireless tablet from anywhere in the auditorium. But is that what we really want to do? more

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