Trinity Assembly of God’s Triage Process for an A/V Systems Upgrade
The Trinity Assembly of God was founded in 1979 and its A/V department is struggling with very old legacy equipment that was installed in 1992. Learn how the church is moving forward incrementally. New products from Sanyo, QSC, DiGiCo and Community are slowly taking the stage.
TechDecisions Guide to 6 Game Changing, Affordable Multi-format Video Switchers
This guide shows a selection of affordable multi-format video switchers with universal input capability and flexibility needed to handle just about every conceivable format, and also produce outputs to meet almost any display or projection device’s requirements, has become available for well under $10,000. In fact Roland's V40HD lists for $4,495. Each will help you make showing any presentation format possible and at a very low cost compared to even last year.
The Cowboy Fellowship in Texas Knows How to Corral Its Sound
Cowboy Fellowship church is bringing the Word to the rodeo. With its location near a rodeo arena, people can have fun and worship at the same place. The church has many challenges with sound for the sanctuary and for the rodeo arena. Learn how this church solved these problems by using products from Presonus, Crown amplifiers, SP3, Mitsubishi, Yamaha, Oslo subwoofers and Berlin loudspeakers.
New for 2013 - Mobile Music Tech and Apps
Check out come of the coolest new mobile music technology from manufacturers like IK Multimedia, Roland and Yamaha. Establish your iOS mobile device as a great mobile music tool for personal and professional use.
TechDecisions Guide to 20 Subcompact and Mini Line Arrays
This trend and product overview is focused on the exploding number of small and micro-sized “line array” products. The number of products available today is growing at such an incredible rate that you must consider this system type when evaluating possible products for the vast majority of spaces. The products listed in our round up are Alcons LR7, Behringer ELX 42, Behringer ELX 82, DAS Variant 25A, d&b audioteknik Ti10L loudspeaker, eaw, Electro-Voice XLD28, Innovox HLA16 Slim, JBL VT4886, Martin Audio W8LM, Martin Audio OmniLine, Meyer Sound Mina, Meyer Sound M'elodie, Nexo Geo T4805, Nexo Geo T2815, QSC WL2082-i, RCF TTL31-A, TOA SR-CBL and VUE Audiotechnik al-4 Subcompact Line Array System.
Best iOS and Android Apps for Speaker Testing and Tuning
Get the best of speaker tuning and testing with a swipe of a finger on your Android or iOS smartphone or tablet mobile device. A collection of professional audio apps from developers like Andrew Smith, Refined Stochastic Technology, Westside Apps and jjbunn.
Champion Forest Church Trains Volunteers to Run Powerhouse A/V Systems
Champion Forest Church has 10,000 parishioners and 26 A/V people. Twenty of those people are volunteers. The church had a $4.1 million A/V upgrade and needed to spend some time training people on the new systems. After this experience, Chris Todd, the church’s pastor of Media and Technology provides training tips.
TechDecisions Guide to 12 Small Digital Mixers
This round up of 12 small digital mixers by Frederick J. Ampel includes an in-depth explanation of the history and technology behind them. From the very first Yamaha model to the latest and greatest products, this guide can help you make the best decision for your needs.
Quick Takes from NAB 2013: 4K, 8K, 3D, Cloud Media Storage and Affordable Devices
The buzz at NAB 2013 was 4K, 5K, 8K, 3D, OLED, live streaming, cloud media streaming and storage and affordable digital devices. TechDecisions has gathered the new products, technologies and services for the non-big broadcast companies. As products become more affordable and easier to use in-house video production has made headway into corporate, higher education, houses of worship, hospitality and other facilities. Check out new products from Sony, Vaddio, Gefen, Blackmagic, Kramer, Panasonic, Roland, SnappyTV, Yamaha and more.
SouthCrest Church Uses A/V to Manage Rapid Growth
SouthCrest Church has grown from 14 people in 2000 to over 2,000 in 2013. The church needed it’s A/V/L to grow with it. After careful consultation with their integrator and architect, SouthCrest has gone digital as much as possible and turn to LED lighting to save money in the long run.
The Cathedral of Faith Moves Its Message Higher With HD
The Cathedral of Faith tapped Spectaveris to help it with its A/V upgrade. The churches goal is to provide leading technology to keep pace with the technology its parishioners use. To do this the church recently upgraded to HD. They now have five Hitachi SK-HD1000-TX1 production cameras and use a FOR-A’s HVS-350HS switcher to go with two control panels and two multi-viewers.