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Black Friday 2016 Weekend Sale - 10% Off

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Happy Thanksgiving! 

We hope everyone is have a safe and fun filled Thanksgiving weekend with friends and family!

Take 10% off your total on orders over $49.00. Use coupon code: 10OFF2016

Offer valid through Sunday November 28th 2016 and is not valid on certain manufacturers who place restrictions on price. 

We will be spending the weekend family and friends, so customer service hours will be limited. 

Have a great weekend! 

Chauvet Swarm Wash FX - A great continuation of a fantastic lighting series!

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. 4-in-1 LED light that combines an RGBAW rotating derby, RGB+UV wash, red/green laser, and a [...]

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Using the RF Venue Diversity Fin to Eliminate Wireless Microphone Interference

"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 [...]

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The Superiority of Audix Microphones

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 [...]

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Are Yorkville pro audio products worth the hype?

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 [...]

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Sennheiser Pro Audio & Studio Headphones

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 [...]

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Powered subwoofers, as good as passive, or better?

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 [...]

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What is a three-way active or self-powered speaker?

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. [...]

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What is the benefit to active or self-powered speakers?

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 [...]

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Pro audio crossovers: what do they do and why should I have one?

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 [...]

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