Short of a power outage, nothing stops a performance quicker than feedback problems. Fortunately, most feedback issues can prevented or minimized with a few tricks during set up and sound check. The first step is positioning. The relationship between speakers and microphones is important and will be the largest determining factor of whether you […]
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Seismic Audio is proud to launch a new video showcase for up and coming bands entitled Seismic Sessions. Our first session is now live and available on our YouTube page. The artist is wzuh, a local hip-hop artist whose lyrics will challenge you to think and grooves will get your body moving. He’s backed by […]
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The life of a working band is a busy one. Booking shows, engineering shows, playing shows. Setup and teardown. You’re not only your own agent, but your own sound guy and road crew too. Sometimes, you need a rack case filled with power amps and two dozen speakers to cover the crowd. Usually, […]
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The Epicenter line of power amps are the professional workhorses of the Seismic Audio amplification line. Built like tanks, the two models combine the most needed features for working musicians, DJs, and anyone else that prioritizes sound quality and power. First, the Epicenter5202 is a 2 channel amp that can deliver 1560 watts […]
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Powered speakers are the hot commodity in professional audio these days, but does that mean the time of passive speakers is over? It does not. Passive speakers still have some advantages over their powered brothers. Here are the Top 5. Easy to Fix and Modify Has your compression driver failed during a show? Did a […]
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Today, we’ll check out the Magnitude series of power amps from Seismic Audio. They are designed to deliver huge power at a tiny price. Built tough to survive the rigors of the road, the Magnitude series is capable of stereo, parallel and bridge modes. It will handle 2 Ohm loads with ease and the […]
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The amplifier is something that is essential to all PA systems. Knowing what you need based on the speakers you have is very important. There are several different things to look for in your amplifier, but first determine the resistance (or Ohms) of your speaker cabinets. Remember that daisy-chaining speakers will change the overall resistance. […]
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When using a power amplifier in your signal chain, you always want to make sure you are using that correctly. It can be easy to destroy your prized gear and or people’s hearing, if you don’t know what you are doing. Listed below are just a few things that can be “good practices” for making […]
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