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Amplifiers: To Meet Needs, Learn About Linearity, Gain
By Kirk Denson · November 8, 2017 • Designed to inherently work better at some frequencies than others, there is no power amplifier that is perfect for every application.

Rebuild: What Do You Do When The Church Burns Down?
By Nathan VonMinden · November 6, 2017 • Despite the tragedy of the fire, a great number of friends stepped up to support the church and allow them to continue holding services while the church could move forward and rebuild.

Declare War on Your Church: Planning Upgrades with an Open Mind
By Adrian Gates · November 2, 2017 • The sort of passion and free-thinking determination that resulted in maintaining a webcast in-house were contributing factors to why our church has experienced significant growth in recent years.

Upgrade Planning: Research, Homework and (Of Course) Planning All In the Mix
By Tony Staires · October 31, 2017 • Have realistic expectations of what needs to be improved, purchased, or replaced. Ask yourself, does this piece of equipment help us better achieve our church’s vision?

Portable Mixers Offer Flexibility, Easy Transport
By Tom Noble · October 30, 2017 • When it comes to portable setups, there is a tendency to think small, but there are examples that show that groups can work successfully with such setups.

Amplifiers: To Protect Speakers, Account For Peak Power, RMS
By Brad Duryea · October 27, 2017 • Whenever possible, look to follow the manufacturer’s recommendation to yield the best results and minimize the likelihood of damage to your loudspeakers.

Audio Mixing Consoles: Account for Skill Levels, Inputs/Outputs, Processing
By Jeff Snyder · October 26, 2017 • The audio desk is the heart of your audio system. If you don’t believe me, think about the last time you had feedback or a dead microphone…

Audio Mixing Consoles: Focus On Budget, Functionality, End User
By Sebashtian Warrick · October 24, 2017 • Functionality is a huge part of what you will spend your time looking at as you decide to upgrade. Just make sure to do your research and plan for the future, not the present.

Washes, Spots, Beams: Varied Options Key For Your Lighting Rig
By Josh Holowicki · October 23, 2017 • With the available choices of fixtures to consider, they will help make your lighting system come alive and will add a dimension of creativity that will open many possibilities for you as a designer.

Oregon Church Achieves Sound Improvement with Gear, App, Quick Setup
By Andres Caamano · October 19, 2017 • Arria.Live’s gear offers a solution for churches in need of an audio system that is comprised of 32 or fewer inputs as part of this scalable system, all while avoiding the need for things like digital snakes.

Stage Snakes: Investment Offers Time Savings, Simplicity
By Mike Anderson · October 19, 2017 • Whether you are a portable church, setting up and tearing down every week, or if you are able to leave everything set up each week, stage snakes serve a valuable purpose.

Lamp Vs. Laser: The Final Projector Battle
By Stefan Svard · October 17, 2017 • Comparing the technologies, if you are looking at a reasonable budget range, the 3LCD projector will far outshine the single chip DLP for color brightness if both models are the same advertised lumens.

Learning Solutions Laid Out in Solid Sessions at WFX
By Andres Caamano · October 17, 2017 • For attendees at WFX, offerings were across five areas of focus: Tech Arts, Next-Gen Church Buildings, Church Communications, Church Safety & Security, and WeAreWorship, with each providing detailed training opportunities in Dallas.

The First Pre-Emptive Action to Avoid an Audio Failure
By Michael Scott · October 13, 2017 • To adequately prepare for the upgrade process, there are three key areas that you need to invest your thought in: timing, communication, and research.

Planning a Successful Upgrade for 2018
By Todd Heft · October 6, 2017 • Technical upgrades should not detract or distract people from the message, but technology can make things easier, and can mean you require less volunteers or less stress on yourself.

Latest Resource

Worship Facilities Magazine, November-December 2017
The November-December 2017 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers a review of the 49 New Product Award entries this year, as well as those entries up for Solomon Awards in 2017.


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