If you don’t have much experience setting up powered amplifiers with passive PA speakers then you have come to the right place. First I’m going to explain how to setup a traditional PA setup with one stereo amplifier and two speakers. Next I will explain how to add speakers to that system. Finally, I will explain bridge-mono, when you use it, and how you set it up.
Two Speaker Setup:
There are two simple rules of thumb you must follow when you are choosing an amp for your PA speaker setup.
1. Get an amp that’s 50% more powerful than your speakers.
2. Match your speakers’ ohm rating to your amps ohm rating
Let me take a moment to explain watts and ohms.
Watts are a measurement of electrical power. The more watts you have, the more electrical power you have.
Ohms are a measurement of electrical resistance. The more …