The Top 3 Things to Know When Purchasing Used Equipment
By Alex Fuller · February 8, 2018 • The industry moves so rapidly with an onslaught of new gear that tempts us every year, and there will always be items that are worth the big-ticket expense, so seek out savings where they can be found. ... Read More.
A Lighting Console’s Most Important Feature: Who Will Be Using It?
By Michael Scott · November 27, 2017 • A professional is going to have much more experience across multiple consoles. However, a novice volunteer who is looking for a new place to serve is not likely to know anything more than what you can teach them.
Audio Mixing Consoles: Account for Skill Levels, Inputs/Outputs, Processing
By Jeff Snyder · October 26, 2017 • The audio desk is the heart of your audio system. If you don’t believe me, think about the last time you had feedback or a dead microphone…
Sound Check and Rehearsals: How to Prepare Best For Worship Services
By Kirk Denson · September 1, 2017 • The best approach to begin the sound check is to have the band play through an entire song, with all musicians playing at "performance levels."
Volunteers and Consoles: From ‘Critical Listening’ To Valuable Features
By Brad Duryea · July 13, 2017 • If you’re in the process of considering a new console purchase, you’re probably thinking about ease of use for your volunteers. In truth, though, it’s not worth agonizing over which console is the 'easiest.'
Audio Mixing Consoles: Defining Auxes, Groups, VCAs, Matrixes
By Mike Sessler · July 10, 2017 • Take a closer look at how each of these four systems work as a part of audio mixing consoles.
Multisite Planning: Don’t Standardize Blindly At Every Turn
By Adam Dye · July 6, 2017 • While it does make sense to standardize when dealing with equipment and systems, if there’s one thing you shouldn’t standardize on, it’s the people who make up your teams.
Volunteers and Audio: Do they Mix?
By Michael Scott · June 30, 2017 • Many churches think their situation demands a professional, when truly there are many faithful people in the church willing to be trained to serve as a volunteer.
Role of a Lighting Director: Create, Support Atmosphere for Worship
By Steven Hall · June 23, 2017 • As lighting directors, involving others will help you grow relationships that will make what you accomplish as part of the church's tech team to be even more special.
Lighting Consoles: A 10-Point Checklist
By Chris Tall · April 11, 2017 • If you’re assessing a new console, you’ll want to learn about it enough to know if it “just makes sense.” If you are learning an existing console, take the time to understand its command structure so that you know how to best use it.
Audio Mixing Consoles: Focus First On Channel, Mix Bus Count
By Brad Duryea · March 7, 2017 • Give some serious thought to the real channel and bus count that you need now in your worship space and what you anticipate in the future.
I Got Burned by In-Ears: Solutions
By Michael Scott · March 7, 2017 • For the variety of complaints by users of in-ear monitors, there are often easy fixes that often end up satisfying the musician.
Audio Mixing Consoles: Don’t Ignore Questions, Research, Budget
By David Bonilla · March 2, 2017 • Considerations such as where the audio mixing console will be located play a large part about what console would be the perfect fit for your church.
Finding Your Next Audio Mixing Console: Keep Your Budget In Mind
By TD Staff · February 1, 2017 • Console brands worth investigating include DiGiCo, Yamaha, Studer, Behringer, Soundcraft, Mackie and Allen & Heath.
In-Ear Monitors: Making the Switch
By Tony Staires · November 22, 2016 • More churches are looking to move from traditional floor monitors to in-ear systems as prices have decreased, along with an increase in features.
Latest ResourceWorship Facilities Magazine, January-February 2018
The January-February 2018 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers articles about the many steps a church had to take in the aftermath of a fire, and another involving a church making the jump to 4K.