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A CPM reviewer takes an initial look at Radial's new Catapult Mini, a compact four-channel Cat 5 audio snake. "What caught my eye with these are the various uses I could dream up...." he notes. more

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As the saying goes, “A rising tide raises all ships.” And that is certainly true for the audio industry, where digital audio consoles (and oftentimes Dante) have become the mainstay of mixing. more

Education

A few ideas to reduce stress for churches of all sizes more

Education

The stress can mount up fast when you’re a “by-the-seat-of-your-pants” planner. So the time to start thinking about Easter is now, while you still have a little glow left over from the 2016 Christmas services. more

Education

Fear of failure caused me to remain stagnant in my personal life, career, and ministry. I have since learned that failure truly is an option. We can either embrace and learn from it, or we can let the fear of it consume us. more

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Three tips to help improve results and relieve stress on your tech team. more

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One of the highlights of the recent InfoComm16 event was Martin Audio's new CDD Live! line of powered loudspeakers. These new high-powered, compact boxes offer Dante and VU-Net control, plus Martin Audio's Coaxial Differential Dispersion for near-... more

Gear

With several interesting new features, Countryman may have created the first podium mic that we could actually get excited about. 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. Oftentimes with all that celebrating we run into some unique technical roadblocks, though. Here, advice to help rise above the hurd... more

Education

I know we’re all busy. We’re tech people; we go, go, go. But I have to warn you. Do not become cynical about the miracles of Christmas. They still happen today. Here's proof. more

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Initial perceptions that the Crown XLS DriveCore 2 1502 is anything other than a pro audio product can quickly be brushed aside with one look at the I/O section. more

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In the production world, simple is better. In the church production world, simple can be vital. A.C.T Lighting is now distributing a little box that is as simple as it is powerful. It’s called the ImageCue, a DMX-controlled content server that wo... more

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The real selling point we’re told is the HD audio quality. The DX410 is Clear-Com’s first 7 kHz wideband audio device. They claim that it’s so clear that even soft whispers can be heard clearly --- which would come as a relief for a lot of technic... more

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Dirty power has become the go to word to describe any oddity or instability in the incoming electrical quality. It often involves voltage fluctuations, frequency changes, and other variations that cause the power to be unstable. These fluctuations... more

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Achieving “great” video requires all the pieces of the puzzle working together. Remember you aren’t HD just because you purchased an HD projector and HD cameras; the entire signal chain must be capable of processing in high-definition. more

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While digital audio networking is not new, Dante is a recent game-changer due to its wide acceptance. Here are a few tips and tricks for new and veteran users. more

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Electricity can pose an unseen danger of our job. Here are a few steps to make sure you don’t end up injured, or worse. more

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Being jealous of the church up the street doesn’t help your situation. And you, church up the street, why not offer help to the church that’s a fraction your size. more

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The unit offers 640 selectable frequencies in 32 selectable channels, reducing the potential for overcrowding and interference. Another plus: it’s church-affordable. more

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The new Studio Camera from Blackmagic Design lists for just under $2,000. A 4K version is available for only $1,000 more. more

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