MOBILE STUDIO
Chris

Chris
August 27, 2012

Enferno Live at DJ Expo 2012 Part 2

Here’s the second part of Enferno’s live remix set performed at DJ Expo in Atlantic City. If you didn’t catch the first part, we strongly recommend that you check it out, and listen carefully to the audio quality while you’re at it. The audio for the entire set – parts one, two, three, and four – were all recorded with the internal microphone of a Zoom H4N.…

MOBILE STUDIO
Chris

Chris
August 22, 2012

Enferno Live at DJ Expo 2012 Part 1

Last week the UniqueSquared Mobile Studio made a stop in Atlantic City, New Jersey and parked inside the Trump Taj Mahal for an exciting week at DJ Expo. There we ran into our old friend Enferno who was up to his live remix tricks again, this time on the main stage. He debuted two never before seen mixes, and we got to film the entire set. Be sure to check out all four parts of their performance. Here’s part one, enjoy!…

PRO AUDIO
Chris

Chris
August 15, 2012

Help Desk: Audio Cables

When you get into talking about cables with an audiophile you will quickly hear a lot of letters being thrown around like, XLR, RCA, TS, TRS, and don’t forget your speaker cables.  Audio cables don’t carry the same drool inducing response that a new analog synthesizer does but you have to know how to connect all your gear.  Whether you are getting ready to build up your home studio, play your first DJ set, or get a PA System for your garage band our Help Desk: Audio Cables video will set you straight.…

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Chris

Chris
July 16, 2012

The Ultimate Amp Matching Guide

THIS INFORMATION IS BASED ON MANUFACTURER SPECIFICATIONS AND KNOWLEDGE FROM PROFESSIONAL SOUND ENGINEERS. ALWAYS CONSULT THE EQUIPMENT’S MANUAL OR CONTACT THE MANUFACTURER TO MAINTAIN THE INTEGRITY OF YOUR EQUIPMENT.

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 …