Cables & Snakes: Articles & Videos

Pro audio cable buying guide

Pro audio cable buying guide

by Ken Nail

Cables are the links that make your pro audio system work, and the best gear in the world won't get the job done without the right cables.

 
Pro audio glossary

Pro audio glossary

by Steve Kindig

Pro audio terminology, explained in plain English.

 
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.

 
Setting up a powered-speaker PA system

Setting up a powered-speaker PA system

by Bob Bihlmayer

This article describes how to set up a powered-speaker PA system, including setup, soundchecking, and teardown tips.