May 7th, 2013
by Terry 42
Very different to the type of amplifier you may have in your home stereo, PA power amplifiers are designed to run at high levels for long periods of time.
In the first part of this four-part series we looked at the basic elements you need to know about when it comes to DJ PA systems. In the second part, we carried on laying the groundwork by answering some common newbie questions.
Now, we’re ready to look more closely at the two major components of any PA system: Amplifiers (“amps”) and speakers. Today we’ll look in-depth at both, and discuss the crucial matter of speaker placement, before next time moving on to cables, setting up and sound checking.
November 19th, 2012
Yamaha’s new DXR range offers various combinations of active mids/tops and subwoofers that can be assembled into a PA system for small to medium gigs.
So you’re looking at DJ PA systems. Maybe you read part one of this two-part series, Small PA System Vs Monitor Speakers For DJing. Or maybe you’ve been asked to play some parties, or got a paid-for DJ booking.
Whatever the reason, if you’ve decided it’s time to upgrade your gear with a DJ PA system but you’re not sure where to start, in this article we’re going to arm you with all you need to make an informed choice.