Not Too Big and Not Too Small

18th in a series about portable PA gear and how to use them.

There are bigger, heavier speakers and there are lightweight hip-worn ones. Whether you’re in a classroom or guiding students on a field trip, a larger portable speaker can be too limiting or inconvenient. In each case, obtaining and keeping your audience’s attention is what is most important and can mean the difference between a mediocre or superior presentation. So what can you do? (more…)

The Three Legged Magician

17th in a series of articles about portable PA gear and how to operate them.

Quality presentation audio comes from quality portable PA systems. But beyond the capabilities of the system itself, is there anything presenters can do to further enhance the sound? Yes. There is a simple tip to better project the sound to an audience. The magic word is “tripod”. (more…)