Archive | September, 2012

Induction Loop System for a Church

We recently had a request from a Local Church for advice on fitting an induction loop system.  They have a small hall with many elderly parishioners and asked if we would advise them on a loop system.  After one or two questions regarding size, structure and sound source, we advised them on one of our […]

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Portable DJ’ing Rig for Dance Music

When putting together a PA system to play dance music over, there are two main considerations to be taken into account: Volume and bass response. Dance music is, by its nature, meant to be played loud. Therefore, as a minimum, for small venues you need a system with a power output of 2 x 200W […]

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Zumba Class PA Systems

At Soundsavers we take calls every day from customers all over the country looking for advice on what PA system to buy for their requirements. Over the last year one query has become more and more common: “What PA should I buy for my Zumba class?” As we’ve found when dealing with these queries Zumba […]

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Kris Reaches the Regional Finals of Open Mic UK

Soundsavers’ employee Kris Heath has been successful in getting through to the Regional Finals of a national talent competition, Open Mic UK. Kris, who performs under the name ‘Goldfish Bowl’, auditioned along with thousands of other acts around the country and is now competing for a place at the National Finals within The O2 in London. […]

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Professional Wireless Vocal Microphone

We received a message from a customer requiring some advice on choosing a professional wireless vocal microphone. We have many high quality wireless microphone systems in stock, so it’s often the case of matching the right microphone to the person.  After speaking to the customer, I found that she had a very clear voice with […]

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Kam Transporter 300 Review

Kam Transporter 300

When customers call Pro Audio Centre to get advice on buying a PA system there’s one thing we find ourselves saying again and again: “What about a Kam Transporter?” The Kam Transporter is a highly flexible 300W PA with a number of features that make it a cut above the rest. Unpacked the system consists […]

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How to Wire 4 Pole Speakon Plugs

Wiring a Speakon plug is relatively simple, when you know how!  This article is a step by step guide to wiring a 4 pole Speakon plug. Unscrew the barrel from the connector by turning it anti-clockwise, and separate the cable clamp and insert from the housing. Strip back approx 20mm of outside insulation sleeve from […]

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Introduction to PA Systems – Top 5 Essentials

Buying a PA system can be a difficult choice to the newcomer with the amount of different products there are available on the market. When you don’t understand the technical terms and specifications manufactures provide it can make the decision even more difficult.  In this article we’re going to look at the top 5 essential […]

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New Behringer Mixers Landed

Behringer Eurorack ub1832fx

It’s not just their high quality design, versatility and low cost that makes Behringer products a hit with our customers, it’s the fact they come with innovative features that other manufacturers just don’t provide and are available in a huge range of versions meaning there’s a right product for every purpose. Soundsavers are happy to […]

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How to power a 100V line amp with a 24V supply

This may help some of you with knowing how to power some of our 100v line PA systems.  One of our customers called to ask us… I have an Eagle ELVPA6 PA system.   If not mains powered, it needs 24v supply–how?? car battery?? We had 3 options for this request. Option 1:  To use […]

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