Posted by Product Specialist on 15th Mar 2016
The Chauvet DJ Swarm series has always been a best-seller here at Direct Pro Audio. Now they have once again improved the offering with the new Swarm Wash FX that covers a huge area, helping you stretch out your lighting budget.
The Chauvet DJ Swarm Wash FX is a 4-in-1 LED effect fixture that combines an RGBAW rotating derby, RGB+UV wash, red/green laser, and a ring of white SMD strobes. This combination creates an endless array of looks by individually controlling each effect via DMX and master/slave modes. Other features include automated and sound activated programs and a user-friendly menu structure. Multiple units can be power linked to save time running cables and extension cords. Fits best in the CHS-40 VIP Gear Bag.
"Multi-path interference is the most common cause of wireless drop-outs, and if you can get rid of multi-path, you can get rid of a good number of headaches. A new antenna from Boston based RF Venue, the Diversity Fin, can eliminate multi-path drop-outs by using a novel technique called polarization diversity, all in a single [...]
At heart I'm an Audio Technica guy. So let me start out by telling you that Audio Technica and Audix are my two favorite brands of pro audio microphones. As far as Audix is concerned there are plenty of reasons to invest your hard earned money into an Audix microphone. First reason is that I [...]
Yorkville Sound was just another speaker company, until I was "forced" to try them out in my showroom. Those of us in the pro audio retail world always have a product rep who comes in and says his stuff is the best thing since sliced bread. I resisted Yorkville products like the plague. I already [...]
Sennheiser headphones are a personal favorite of mine. For a little background, I own a set of Audio Technica ATH-M50's, a set of Aerial 7 Tanks, and the very popular Sennheiser HD280Pro.Headphones are built with different uses in mind, and Sennheiser offers about as many choice in their headphone line as you could possibly hope for. For mobile disc jockeys our [...]
Powered subwoofers are among our best-selling items at Direct Pro Audio and they are among our most rented item in our rental department. There are many reasons why people select powered subwoofers over passive subwoofers. Here are the most common reasons that pro audio professionals choose powered subwoofers.First, in any active speaker the manufacturer has [...]
Three-way active loudspeakers are pro audio speakers that contain 3 different speakers in one enclosure, as well as a power amplifier module built-in so that an external power amplifier is not needed. [...]
Put simply, active speakers are full range speakers, or subwoofers that have an amplifier module built-in to them. This means you no longer need to carry an external power amplifier around with you. This can greatly reduce the amount of time it takes to set-up and tear-down at gigs.Active speakers are also sometimes called powered [...]
Crossovers take an audio signal and divide it up into several different frequencies. There are many ways to hook up a pro audio system, but let me just show you how a crossover is used in the most basic of audio circumstances.You collect all of your audio inputs from microphones, to MP3 players, and you [...]
Experts agree that continued exposure to sounds pressure levels (SPL) above 85 dBA over time, will cause hearing loss. To know if a sound is loud enough to damage your hearing, it is important to know both the SPL (measured in decibels, dBA) and the length of exposure to the sound. In general, the louder [...]