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Gary Butler Pro Sound Services replied to Greg Boucher's discussion Bi-Amping or Passive. Pros and Cons?
"I use a tri-amp main system and wish I had bi-amped wedges. Amping each conponent is best."
8 hours ago
Gary Butler Pro Sound Services replied to Brad Perry's discussion Aux fed subs or mono fed subs..???
"I like subs on the aux for the added control of levels."
8 hours ago
Brad Perry replied to Brad Perry's discussion Aux fed subs or mono fed subs..???
"Yes Russel.... but how's that any different than using the mono fader to adjust overall bass level...???"
14 hours ago
Brad Perry replied to Brad Perry's discussion Aux fed subs or mono fed subs..???
"Yes Scott, but as I have 3 x VSX26 I don't bother with the mic input. I often use the 3rd VSX to add delays on width to the coverage of horizontal sub arrays"
14 hours ago
René replied to Greg Boucher's discussion Bi-Amping or Passive. Pros and Cons?
"All the above is very true, the only thing I can add is pattern control. With a passive crossover, there is more overlap between lows and highs, causing narrowing in the crossover region. So if the crossover point is 1 kHz (commonly in 2-way…"
14 hours ago
René replied to Brad Perry's discussion Aux fed subs or mono fed subs..???
"In most festival situations, I even prefer subs running with LR. Upon arrival, you explain the band engineer that sub is on an aux, and 30 seconds later, you see him wrestling to get his bassdrum sound without turning the aux on. You explain again,…"
15 hours ago
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Don T. Williams replied to Greg Boucher's discussion Bi-Amping or Passive. Pros and Cons?
"To expand on what Greg said, it is very difficult (and expensive) to build a passive cross-over that can do what a modern active (especially with DSP) cross-over can do.  I think the QSC K and KW series boxes have up to 60 filters available for…"
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Bi-Amping or Passive. Pros and Cons?

Started by Greg Boucher. Last reply by Gary Butler Pro Sound Services 8 hours ago. 10 Replies

Hi, I just want your opinions. Most sound companies and installations I've worked on use passive but I know a few guys who biamp, even monitor wedges. I personally prefer passive for many reasons …Continue

Aux fed subs or mono fed subs..???

Started by Brad Perry. Last reply by Gary Butler Pro Sound Services 8 hours ago. 12 Replies

I use an analogue console with 8 aux sends, 8 sub groups and L-R-Mono main outs.I often use up to 6 aux sends for monitors and 2 aux sends for effects.... so no spare aux sends.I send All input…Continue

Behringer X32 edit software delay

Started by Kurtis S. August. Last reply by Mike Fiumara Jul 23. 11 Replies

Hello All,I have taken on a once a month gig at a club with a X32 setup behind the bar. I have to mix with a tablet/ipad. I do not have an Ipad, not a mac user. I am using a windows8 tablet with the…Continue

EXTERNAL ANTENNAS FOR WIRELESS?

Started by George Petersen. Last reply by levent cilek Jul 22. 11 Replies

I'm wondering how many of you use external antennas on your wireless rigs? What works? What doesn't? How critical is placement?Continue

First big tour as assistant system tech. What should I pack?

Started by Russell Coburn. Last reply by Russell Coburn Jul 21. 8 Replies

Hey everyone,I was recently hired as An assistant system tech on a national tour. I've had a bit of local experience managing a satellite venue owned by a "mega church," worked various large shows…Continue

Avid Consoles

Started by Brendan Lister. Last reply by Brendan Lister Jul 19. 7 Replies

Hi guys, I want to know if anyone has used any Avid Live Consoles. What are your thoughts on them? would you use one again? What was the latency like if you ran Plugins. I've heard a couple of…Continue

Looking for an Engineer & Production Manager in New York

Started by Amit Peleg Jul 15. 0 Replies

We are looking for an experienced head engineer and production manager for a prominent venue in New York (Manhattan). This would be a good opportunity for somebody who is ready to get off the road in…Continue

For a great cause

Started by jay frederic Jul 14. 0 Replies

We are using this for a…Continue

KNOW A GREAT SOUND COMPANY?

Started by George Petersen Jul 14. 0 Replies

We're looking for suggestions of some great regional sound companies for our annual FOH Hometown Hero Awards. To nominate a favorite sound company (might even be your own), go to …Continue

Verb vs Delay for Ambience

Started by Joshua Coughey. Last reply by Cory Schneckloth Jul 12. 7 Replies

Does anyone else run delay instead of reverb for an ambient effect?For example... On a digital Yamaha desk, I typically have a Rev-X Hall for vocals, as well as the Mono Delay for my tap. But more…Continue

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BOOST YOUR SOUND COMPANY!

Posted by George Petersen on July 24, 2014 at 10:20am 0 Comments

Every month, FOH magazine spotlights regional and local sound companies in our "Showtime" section. Send details of a recent event by filling out an online submission form, and there’s a better-than-usual chance that your submission will be included in the upcoming issues of FRONT of HOUSE.

To submit your Crew and Gear info along with an image, go to…

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DANGERS OF COUNTERFEIT CAT-5 CABLING

Posted by George Petersen on July 17, 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Shipments of bogus Cat-5/Cat-6 data cabling continue to arrive in the US from China. No big deal? Not quite. Often sold cheaply over the internet, it's fraudulently marked as UL certified and plenum-rated for installation in air ducts. Product has arrived in both generic and faked brand-name packaging.

 * It's not fire rated and emits toxic fumes when heated.

 * Installed in ducts, fumes could quickly spread throughout a building.

 * Its poor data integrity is a major…

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