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Pro audio power amplifiers buying guide

Pro audio power amplifiers buying guide

by Dominic Devito

A PA speaker system needs an amplifier to power the speakers. This article walks you through the basics of power amplifier applications and gives you advice for choosing the right amplifier for your system.

 
Video: Introduction to live sound systems

Video: Introduction to live sound systems

by Ken Nail

Are you trying to make sense of the gear you'll need to set up a live sound system? Confused about mixers, sources, amplifiers, cables, microphones, and more? Crutchfield looks at the basics in this short video.

 
Intro to live sound equipment

Intro to live sound equipment

by Robert Ferency-Viars

Whether you only need a single mic and a speaker or a full kit for your band, it pays to know how a PA system works. This article explains each piece of the system and will help you figure out which ones you need.

 
Pro audio glossary

Pro audio glossary

by Steve Kindig

Pro audio terminology, explained in plain English.

 
Dance club sound system installation

Dance club sound system installation

by Buck Pomerantz

A popular Charlottesville, VA dance club had blown their old speakers trying to play music loud enough for the crowd. With Crutchfield's help, they overhauled their PA system.

 
Video: Updating the sound system at Trinity Irish Pub

Video: Updating the sound system at Trinity Irish Pub

by Video Guest

We sent an in-house pro audio expert to design a sound system for Trinity Irish Pub's dance floor. Complete with Crown amps, Furman power protection and JBL speakers, it was an instant hit.