Category Archives: Tutorial

Is this thing on? Wireless woes and how to avoid them

The wonderful world of wireless technology provides an abundance of benefits to any production or venue. The ease and freedom of in-ear monitors and wireless microphones have become an industry standard. Of course, it also provides its fair share of technical obstacles that can be quite challenging if you don’t have the knowledge or the […]

Sanitizing Your Microphones

Disinfection and cleanliness have been quite the prevailing topic of discussion in the industry currently. Your AV team is most likely considering the best way to guard your equipment from disease and contagion. While there might be many differing opinions on the best measures to take to prevent the spread of germs and illness, there […]

THE PROBLEM WITH 0-10V DIMMING

Never Use 0-10 Volt Dimming! *our rant begins at 2:40 How it started- It has been our experience that many engineers copy and paste from project to project to simplify their process, with the result being the standardization of a terrible product. 0-10v began during the transition from traditional architectural dimming of incandescent lighting to […]

Biggest Mistakes Churches Make Live Streaming!

As Told by Church Techs: POOR LIGHTINGWe did not realize how bad our lighting would appear on video. What was completely passable in person, looked terrible online. Lighting is the most important aspect of video.  NO SENSE OF WHY We’ve found out that many people have no clear sense of purpose of why they even want […]

HOW TO LIGHT A FASHION SHOW!

This is why an experienced lighting technician is essential. Designers can spend months or years developing their next collection, and have no desire to have their work showcased poorly. THE RUNWAY STAGE The stage is placed in the middle of the audience, rather than in front. The lighting fixtures do not move, but the subjects […]