Recent content by milemarker68

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    PreSonus StudioLive 32.4.2AI as a church FOH mixer?

    5 years later... does everyone have the same opinion? any updates?
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    Suggestions: Shure VP83 /VP83F or other Shotgun Mic DSLR Canon

    We are making short (2-6 min) announcement videos for our church every week. The quality of sound is horrific and it was recommended we get a shotgun style mic to increase the quality. The attachment that was recommended was a Shure VP83F or VP83. Was wondering if anyone had...
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    Preference: JBL EON615 v. Mackie SRM 650 v. Yamaha DXR

    We are looking at using one of these options for front fills in our worship center. We will be pairing them with a subwoofer from the same brand. Thoughts, Concerns, Ideas, Suggestions? Thanks.
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    Recording Suggestions TASCAM cd recorder died

    Hi, I work for a church and our TASCAM CD recorder died this weekend. We use it to record a CD version of the presenter and sometimes live music - the CD is then uploaded to itunes as a podcast using a PowerMac G5. We are looking to replace it (Tascam not PowerMac). What is your...
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    Camcorder with remote on/off or other solution

    I have been assigned the task of mounting a camera above the baptismal at church. I am looking for a camera/camcorder that can be remotely turned on and off, for the camera will be mounted higher than I can reach. It will be connected to a projector either through HDMI or RGB. I know little...
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    Wireless Retiring a Sennheiser ew100 G2 - options for replacement

    I have two Sennheiser EW100 G2 hand-held microphones with receivers and we are at a point of replacing them. This is for a house of worship with city power lines running over the back of our property. The sanctuary has three JBL cabinets mounted from the ceiling and directly above the stage...
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    Control/Dimming Strand 200 plus 12/24 with a LED Bulldog by K9...

    Thanks everyone! We got it to work :-) comments are much appreciated.
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    Control/Dimming Strand 200 plus 12/24 with a LED Bulldog by K9...

    We are demoing a Strand 200 plus 12/24 this week as we consider purchasing it. They sent us home with the board and a K9 LED Par64 Bulldog. We are struggling on having them communicate with each other. Any suggestions? Also, does anyone have any pros and cons about the board?
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    Design Issues and Solutions Dimmer packs and wiring questions....

    "...adding LEDs to your existing system, not eliminating any lights you currently have." This is correct, no lights will be eliminated and the structure in which they are set will most likely remain. "I didn't see that you listed which console you have need to replace" The NSI 7000 24 channel...
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    Design Issues and Solutions Dimmer packs and wiring questions....

    I think I am looking at something wrong, maybe someone can help for earlier this year I was asked to look into the issues with our lights and have been thrust into some new territory. First the wiring layout in our church: Dimmer packs are daisy chained - one controls the stage lights (pars...
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    Design Issues and Solutions Dimmer Packs/lighting Console and Wiring

    "replace the two NRD-8000's with one NDS12-2KO dimmer rack" - Question: can the NDS12 work with the house lights being plugged into it and the stage lighting, in that when I walk into the auditorium and flip on the light switch, just the house lights will turn on? and then when the board is...
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    Design Issues and Solutions Dimmer Packs/lighting Console and Wiring

    It's official our church lighting system is going down for the count. Thus I have to present a budget for all new (or new to us) equipment. As I looked at our lighting config. the switch in the auditorium turn on the just the house lights to full-on. Then when the lighting board (NSI) is...
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    Christian Band Concert Festival Fundraising

    I am curious as to what your target audience is: youth, young adults, families, outreach oriented, etc. I would suggest looking beyond the church for support and see if there are programs in your area like campus crusades, young life, ywam, etc. that would come along side you and support this...
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    Control/Dimming Repair or replace NSI products

    Thanks for the input. We did start looking at LED lighting last year when we were doing a Christmas production, however, from the current position of the lighting bar (back of the room, not mounted to the ceiling) the ones we were using didn't throw as far or precise as our pars did. We...
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    New from North of Seattle

    My name is Ty and I work full time at an elementary school and part time at my church as a youth pastor. I am also a part time student getting my master's degree in counseling. I have recently become the go-to staffer of all things lighting and technical in the sound booth, as our church is...