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It isn't enough to think of audio balance exclusively in terms of volume. Tonality and the way humans perceive loudness is equally, if not more, important. Read more

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IEMs have essentially democratized monitoring, giving each person on stage DIY monitoring capabilities. What does that look like in your workflow moving forward? And how can you get the absolute best results at your church? Read more

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Some say immersive sound is practically tailor-made for the church setting. CPM takes a look at what it is, the technology behind it, and how it promises to enrich the attendee experience. Read more

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Getting to the point where you're truly happy with an audio mix can be a long, involved process. Over the years, a strategy has helped this well-known sound engineer delete unknown variables prior to mixing. Read more

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Includes Waves eMotion LV1 16-stereo-channel live software mixer, SoundStudio STG-1608 stagebox, SoundGrid Impact Server-C, Axis One Waves-optimized computer, 24-inch Dell touchscreen, eight-port network switch and network cables. Read more

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ImPulse core audio processing/routing engine and Type R modular, expandable, IP-based radio system to be on display Read more

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Stand- or boom-mounted mics rarely work well for acoustic guitar players in a live sound environment. And the tone from internal pick-ups can leave a lot to be desired. Here's a hybrid approach for sound engineers. Read more

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Maintaining a stress-free sound check does not simply mean that everything is working technically. It's also about keeping a professional, clean and relaxing environment. Read more

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Mic'ing a cast of actors is no small feat. But if you consider these three components of proper mic'ing, you'll be on your way to a great-sounding stage production. Read more

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“Seemingly complex solutions can actually be surprisingly simple.” Read more

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The microphone: It is often the least-thought-about component in the design phase, but it may actually be the most important element in the sound chain. Read more

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Following release of Dante and SLink cards, another addition to the list of protocols and standards SQ supports Read more

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A CPM audio selection guide, this piece includes invaluable insights about planning your investment in a digital mixer. For starters, be sure to leave room for growth: "Multiplying your current inputs by 1.25 or even 1.5 is a good rule of thumb." Read more

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Would you know how to trouble shoot a 70 V loudspeaker system? They were originally designed when most amplifiers and loudspeakers were in the 5- to 35-watt range. But they still have many applications today. Read more

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One of the most useful (and potentially risky) features on many modern digital mixers is the ability to remotely control them with tablets and smartphones. CPM’s report takes a look at what’s good about that, and what’s lukewarm. Read more

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It may be tempting to regard very low frequencies (below 20 Hz) as more of a special effect, better suited to show business than to worship experiences. But this kind of thinking actually runs contrary to hundreds of years of church history. Read more

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If your mixes are in a rut of mind-numbing sameness, it’s time to try something new. Here, in no particular order, are several things you can try to breathe new life into your mixes. Read more

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FOH Engineer Chris McMillan Adds DPA Microphones to Touring Audio Package Read more

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Wirebox Media of Smyrna, Georgia, updates 20-year-old system with Geo array, QL5 console and a Yamaha DME24N digital mix engine Read more

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We found it to be ideal for church applications requiring just a few channels of wireless (up to a maximum of 11) or for adding to an existing house of worship system operating in another frequency band. Read more

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