The WalkaBout Drum

In Audio, Product Reviews by tfwm

The WalkaBout Drum By John Chevalier For the last 2 months I’ve had the opportunity to use The WalkaBout Drum. I would assume that your first question is; “Why are …

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Danley Does It All (Again) at Fayetteville First Baptist Church

In Audio, home_page, Install News, Uncategorized by Chris Hardin

Fayetteville First Baptist Church in Fayetteville, Georgia is aware of its strengths, even as it shifts to a more blended worship style. The goal is to engage the next generation so that they keep their roots firmly planted at FFBC without going so far as to make church an alien experience for the older generations who have been supporting the church their entire lives. Although it met the church’s needs when it went in fifteen years ago, the sanctuary’s sound reinforcement system was straining under the weight of the more contemporary demands placed upon it by the shift in service style. FFBC hired Gainesville, Georgia-based dB Integrations – the same company that had designed and installed the older system – to update its 500-seat sanctuary with a new Danley-based sound system that could simultaneously deliver excellent spoken-word intelligibility and exciting musicality.

“We did Fayetteville First Baptist Church’s previous sound reinforcement system when I first started at dB Integrations fifteen years ago,” said Neil Philpott, sales consultant at dB Integrations. “We designed that system for a multi-purpose room because, like many churches, they hoped to build a dedicated sanctuary. But that never ended up happening and so the ‘multi-purpose room’ became the permanent worship space.”

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Yamaha Adds to Commercial Line with New CIS Speaker And Switches

In Audio, home_page, Product News, Uncategorized by Chris Hardin

—Official U.S. Launch of DZR Speakers; RIVAGE PM7, Rio D2s, and NEXO Amps Make InfoComm Debut—

Yamaha Professional Audio will exhibit at InfoComm booth #C1346 new additions to its Commercial Installation Solutions (CIS) product line to include the new VXL1-16P PoE-powered, Dante-enabled line-source speaker well suited for conference room applications along with the Yamaha SWR2311P-10G L2 half-rack 10-port, 1Gbit enterprise-grade network switch addressing the PoE needs of installed sound. Network ports 1-8 capably drive PoE-powered speakers like the new Yamaha VXL1-16P speaker.

Two new high-capacity cards extend the interface capability of the RIVAGE PM Series. The HY144-D-SRC Dante Audio interface card offers up to 144 channels of integrated Sample Rate Conversion to a wide variety of Dante devices and applications allowing for non-synchronous connectivity. Five modes of operation can be utilized: 144 inputs with SRC, 144 outputs with SRC, 72 I/O with SRC, 144 I/O with synchronous SRC or 144 I/O with no SRC. The HY128-MD offers up to 128 channels of MADI with Sample Rate conversion using either coaxial or optical interfacing for connection to recording systems or MADI-based infrastructure. The HY144-D-SRC and HY128-MD will be available in the fall.

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Straight Talk with Tim Adams

In home_page, Live Streaming, Video, Web Articles by tfwm

by Tim Adams

Straight Talk is an ongoing series of short videos talking about everything church tech. Honest advice, real-world experiences are shared by a system integrator with honest self-critique and never-before-seen access to what happens during an AV upgrade and equipment install. All the ups, downs, highs, lows, and everything in between.

Live Streaming: Copyright
Think you’re exempt from copyright law because you’re a church? Think again! I go over the major issues, and solutions, associated with navigating the confusing world of copyright law!

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