Selecting and setting up a PA system for a live performance can be an overwhelming process. There are the microphones
on stage, the mixing console
at front of house, the power amps
and the speakers
. Everything needs to be specifically calibrated otherwise you run the risk of damaging the equipment, or worse, having to cancel the show and refund everyone’s money.
With all of that being said, selecting the proper PA is actually much simpler than it seems, and deciding what is right for you starts with just a few questions. Whether you’re in a band looking to supply your own system for shows, an engineer looking to rent and operate PA systems for events, or even a venue manager looking to upgrade your rig, continue reading below to discover how to choose a PA and set it up. Continue reading →