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Postby theabstractarts » Tue Apr 29, 2008 11:14 am

We are hoping to buy a PA speaker system to cater for events in medium-sized venues (such as medium-large chambers of the House of Commons). We will predominantly be relying on radio mics to pick up quiet orators.

I am wondering if anyone can recommend a budget to mid-level radio mic and receiver system and a complimentary, active PA system (at around 200 watts) for the job.

One other question:

Do common radio mic systems tend to output an automatically mixed version of all radio channels received or do they allow for basic level mixing?

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Re: PA mic systems

Postby John Willett » Tue Apr 29, 2008 12:33 pm

theabstractarts wrote:I am wondering if anyone can recommend a budget to mid-level radio mic and receiver system and a complimentary, active PA system (at around 200 watts) for the job.
The K+H PAS 100 may be suitable.

It's a portable PA system (battery or mains) and can have built-in radio receivers.

These are compatible with the Sennheiser G2 series.

You can have several units, all with receivers tuned to the same channel, keeping everything cordless.
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Re: PA mic systems

Postby John Willett » Tue Apr 29, 2008 12:43 pm

theabstractarts wrote:Do common radio mic systems tend to output an automatically mixed version of all radio channels received or do they allow for basic level mixing?

All radio systems need a separate receiver for each transmitter - so if you have 4 mics you will need 4 receivers.

All these have to work on separate frequencies. You will also need antenna splitters to feed all receivers from a single pair of aerials.

There are some receivers that have several in one box - these do not mix, but have separate outputs for each channel as they are all separate receivers, just all in one case.

And - you will therefore need an external mixer as well.

You could use several radiomics - mix together at the mixer and then send by radio to the PAS 100 mentioned above.
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Re: PA mic systems

Postby ROLO46 » Mon May 05, 2008 10:59 am

Shure do some excellent auto mixers that do work

8 mic ips, last mic lock on

They can be daisy chained

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