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The SOS Guide to Live Sound by Paul White

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Chapter Two Practical PA Systems

 

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Choosing the right PA system to match both your needs and your budget can be a challenge, so the purpose of this chapter, having outlined the underlying technology in the previous chapter, is to take a closer look at the various types of system available. Whilst a major touring band invariably relies on a hired sound system with separate mix engineers for the front-of-house (FOH) sound and for the stage monitor mix, bands and artists working in smaller venues often provide their own PA system and either have their own mix engineer or indeed mix the sound themselves from on stage. Their requirements in a PA ...

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