Audio Gain and System Equalization

In this chapter, you will learn about

    •   The audio verification process

    •   Methods for setting system gain

    •   Mixer, microphone, and line input adjustments

    •   System equalization

    •   Measuring and testing loudspeaker performance


The audio system can be one of the most challenging aspects of an audiovisual (AV) system design. As an installer, it can be equally challenging to ensure a system provides an undistorted, high-quality signal with adequate levels to all specified destinations.

An audio system requires final adjustment after all the components have been installed in order for it to produce the desired or specified volume and quality. It is part of your job to set ...

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