Microphones

Microphones convert an input sound into an electrical signal. Understanding how they work will make you sound even better.

Cables

Cables are electrical connectors that transmit signals to equipment.  They have a vast range of uses and designs. 

Amplifiers

Amplifiers take an electric signal and boosts the signal to a higher power level so it can be registered by a speaker. Extremely important for live sound

The Basics.

equipment

If you are renting from us, buying from us, or just listening to the performance, we think it is cool if everyone knows what is going on with the sound.

Here, we are going to break down the basics for you. This will not be super detailed, but it should help you understand what is happening and sound even better.

Happy learning! 

Speakers

Speakers take an amplified electrical signal and turn it into vibrations which pushes air and creates sound. They are awesome.

Mixers

Speakers take an amplified electrical signal and turn it into vibrations which pushes air and creates sound. They are awesome.

Wireless

Wireless takes the input electrical signal and converts it into a radio signal. There is a little to know before you start using one. 

Shaping

Equalizers

Equalizers adjust tones by altering gains of specific frequencies. This is one of the most important factors to understand well.

Compressors

Compressors alter the dynamic range of a signal by compressing the signal. They help sounds become clean and smooth, and prevents volume spikes.

Effects

Other effects can be extremely helpful to make an instrument or vocal sound unique and more full. It is important to the next level of sound. 

Setup

Weddings

It is important to know which microphones to use and where to put them. It is also important to place the speakers in a place where they can be heard, but not 

DJs

If you are playing at a club or a backyard party, it is important to know where to put the speakers and what exactly you need to make everyone dance the night away.

Bands

Knowing how to put everything from above together is the last important step. From what microphones to use to speaker types and placement.