6th Form - Live Sound

Now other subjects have got to do with problem solving, but there's nothing like a hall full of people, an act on the stage, and you've got to hold the CD player because the floor is suspended and transmits every movement of the crowd along the floor, up the table leg and makes the CD skip! Hmmm.

Here's a nice starting point, from About.com

Here's a great, full introduction,  http://www.tiem.utk.edu/~gross/soundeng4.pdf 

This one's about sorting out the monitors,again from About.com

You also need to know about Sound Pressure Levels - look at this table from engineeringtoolbox

Here's some very useful videos from Youtube:


                     Live Sound                                                Live Sound 2                                                     Ringing out the PA              


When it happens... it happens at Holly Lodge

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