Skip Navigation

Articles & Videos: Pro Audio

What do I need to podcast?
by Ralph Graves

What do you need to start podcasting? Really, just a computer and a microphone. And perhaps some headphones, and a USB audio interface.

The PreSonus StudioLive 16.4.2AI digital mixer with Active Integration connects to an iPad for wireless mixing and to a computer for editing and recording.

A PA system for small venues should be compact, easy to operate, rugged, and affordable. Here are some tips on how to build the right system for your shows.

The Steinberg UR824 recording interface gives you up to 24 channels, so you can record the entire band at once. It features Yamaha mic preamps and built-in effects.

There are lots of good reasons to buy speakers with built-in amps. And there are many different varieties of powered home speakers. We'll help you sort it all out.

Pro Re Nata Farm Brewery
by Buck Pomerantz

See the extensive audio-video system Crutchfield designed to meet the needs of a venue that features a bar area, dining room, patio, and a live music stage.

Want to get into home recording, but not sure where to begin? Crutchfield takes a look at the basics of setting up a home recording studio in this short video.

See how Crutchfield designed a 70-volt commercial audio system to meet the needs of a business that combines a garden center, café, and special events venue.

Graduate Hotel
by Eric Angevine

The Graduate Hotel Charlottesville needed a flexible sound system. A Crutchfield system designer came up with the perfect solution.

A mixer takes the various signals from all the different singers and instrumentalists and combines them into a clear stereo mix.

Kardinal Hall
by Eric Angevine

The Crutchfield-designed audio/video system fills the restaurant with great sound but doesn't overwhelm conversation. It includes weatherproof speakers for the patio.

Ask an expert advisor

No pressure, no commission — just lots of good advice from our highly trained staff.