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Dismissing sound or saying it’s “good enough” might be the biggest mistake you could possibly make in your live-streaming ministry. But there are smart ways to troubleshoot before any trouble has a chance to start. Read 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. Read more

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Thanks to DPA's CORE amplifier technology, our reviewer notes, the smaller (3 mm) capsule delivers the same performance as previous larger designs--maybe even better. It also offers a comfortable design with grips for both ears. Read more

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Rigging is an art--delivering beauty and engagement on one hand, and danger on the other. A CPM contributor shares a one-on-one interview with a renowned secular stage production rigger, gleaning smart advice for those in the church setting. Read more

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Now that Easter’s in the rearview mirror, what do we do with ourselves? Rejoice, reflect, and beware the strange lull.... Read more

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Easter is the time we often bring out the big choir and the entire local symphony to proclaim what Christ has done. But oftentimes with all that celebrating we run into some unique technical roadblocks. Read more

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With the right attitude and perspective, any church in America can be excellent, CPM's tech contributor finds. Because more than anything, excellence is a journey. It’s a relentless pursuit of improvement. Read more

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Great lighting design doesn’t require a big spend. Take, for example, this advice from one seasoned church lighting designer. “There aren’t any ideas that should not be considered. You simply have to design the best you can within your budget.” Read more

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How exactly will Dante AV impact the video aspect of your weekend services? Can it truly be as flexible as Dante audio? Here we share our initial thoughts on this promising technology. Read more

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All too often we talk about great things, but then drop the ball when it comes to implementation. With Easter services upon us, complacency is not an option when telling one of the greatest stories ever told. Read more

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When things get busy, it’s the boring routine of maintenance that tends to fall by the wayside. But if your team puts this maintenance plan into place, you can expect far fewer equipment failures and headaches, which is always something to celebrate. Read more

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The compact VidiU Go features both SDI and HDMI input connections, allowing it to utilize signals from the vast majority of digital video cameras, video-capable DSLR and mirrorless stills cameras, and video switchers on the market. Read more

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The tough TwinPlex is designed to provide natural, outstanding audio for professional vocal performance. Features a new patent-pending capsule technology and "actually nonexistent" handling noise. Read more

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Portable multi-channel ISO recorder and player offers up to four channels of simultaneous HD and SD recording to off-the-shelf USB drives with redundant recording capabilities. Read more

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In most worship spaces, cameras get sent to the back of the room. But if you have the budget that won't be a problem with Fujinon's UA70x8.7BE. The lens's 70x zoom ratio gives it an equivalent focal length of 8.7mm to 610mm. Read more

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For all of us, there will come a day when we step away from one role and into another. No matter the circumstances, it will be difficult. But it's important to learn to transition out well, in a way that honors our team, the church, and ourselves. Read more

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Live streaming can pose a content conundrum for church tech teams. Since you don't know who's watching, it may not be smart, safe or even legal to broadcast every bit of a sermon or service. When that happens, what do you show instead? Read more

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Most of us in church technical arts like productions to run a certain way. But don’t let fear become a roadblock to trusting that everything will be fine without you. It's God-honoring to learn to step away and recharge--and to let others step up. Read more

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Sometimes smartphones get a bad rap, but they may be one of the most convenient tools at a church tech's disposal. Case in point: here are seven apps that are as vitally useful for worship systems design as they are affordable. Read more

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The H7 cardioid headset allows you to eliminate as much ambient noise as possible while capturing pristine sound from an almost invisible headset mic. It also comes with a tough-as-nails cable and can persevere through a sweat storm. Read more

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