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Dan Daley

Bio: Dan Daley is a journalist covering the business of media arts, production, manufacturing, distribution, and related issues globally.

Microphones represent a complex category. Consultants share what makes this so, and what church techs can do to achieve great sound--right where it starts. Read more

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Safety, reliability and compatibility are all concerns when using hand-me-down gear. Church consultants and integrators share their insights to help tech directors make the best call on used gear. Read more

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Here's how to avoid the visual pyrotechnics and use projection to support the Message. Read more

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It's easy for a church’s volunteers to get in over their heads when it comes to mixing sound. But new software for audio consoles is allowing tiered access that can flex as your volunteer operators' skillsets do. Read more

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If your church is multisite or headed that way, there are a number of factors to consider in choosing (and reusing) audio systems. Not least of them, the sonic, acoustical and infrastructural differences between venues. Read more

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Self-powered 3-way loudspeaker systems offer a useful synergy where sonic quality is a top priority--and weight and other rigging issues are secondary. Read more

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A report on mic’ing challenges—from RF spectrum reallocation to innovative wireless technologies—helps church techs learn a few new tips and tricks just in time for the ultra-busy holiday production time of year. Read more

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Size, power and aesthetics are some of the characteristics of recent loudspeaker design innovation, but there are more. This article focuses on five examples of how installed sound is getting better at the source. Read more

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Systems design isn’t as simple as it used to be, as the industry moves ever closer to audio-over-IP. Here’s a blue print to guide you through your your next audio upgrade. Read more

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Microphone choice and placement are the two most critical aspects of achieving good theatrical audio—at all-important Christmas and at any time of year. Read more

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The convergence of audio and IT has a lot of potential benefits for houses of worship, but it comes with its own set of challenges and costs. Read more

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The world is complicated and the WFX Show helps church leaders parse a new landscape of communication and community. Read more

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After years of romancing the church with expensive, complicated products, the digital console industry is finally delivering a broad range of remarkably powerful, affordable and easy-to-use mixers. Read more

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Here are the fundamentals that can help save churches grief— and money. Read more

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Digital is dominant (although analog IS far from dead). Here’s some help choosing … Read more

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CPM’s microphone selection guide uncovers some out-of-this-world options that didn’t exist just several years ago. And it hits on the old standby basics that every mic cabinet should include. Read more

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InfoComm is more church-specific than ever and it’s coming to Orlando this June. Here are five reasons church techs need to attend. Read more

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Line array or point-source designs … what’s best for your church’s set up? Experts weigh in and provide tips and know-how in this must-read article. Read more

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Here are a few key reasons why it’s worth the time for those with staging, video, sound and lighting responsibilities to attend. Read more

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City Church of New Orleans keeps its cutting edge razor-sharp with a new LED video wall. Read more

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