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home setup for karaoke and live performance

Postby baloo888 » Fri May 06, 2011 3:26 pm

Hey guys,

obviously i am not a professional, i need some help from you to setup a place in my home for karaoke and for live band performances.
the room is 10 meters by 10 meters, i have no idea where to connect the mics and the instruments on which monitors i am afraid if i do something wrong i might damage a speakers or anything. i have tried before my setup but the behringer speaker, light for the limiter kept turning red all the time, i had a lot of sound clipping.
should i connect all vocals to the monitors and instruments and karaoke to the JBL's?
What else can i do to have the best sound performance?
do i need other equipment for a better result?
you can find all my gears and equipment below along with the links:
thanks a lot guys i appreciate your help. we have a small party on saturday and i want it to be perfect. :)

Equipment/gears
Monitors/ speakers:

1) 4 x Behringer speakers (80W each): http://www.behringer.com/EN/Products/CE500A-WH.aspx

2) 2 x JBL EON 315: http://www.jblpro.com/catalog/general/Product.aspx?PId=268&MId=3

Microphones:

1) 2 x wireless Shure PG 58 (for vocals): http://www.shure.com/europe/products/microphones/PG/pg58-vocal-microphone

2) 1 x wireless Shure (for vocals) beta 58 A:
http://www.shure.com/europe/products/microphones/beta/beta-58a-vocal-microphone


3) 2 x wireless Shure (Vocals) headset:
http://www.shure.com/europe/products/microphones/PG/pg30-headset-condenser-microphone

4) 1 x Shure instrument mic for conga : http://www.shure.com/europe/products/microphones/ksm/ksm137-instrument-microphone

5) 1 x digitech vocalist 3 voice pedal (connected to 1 mic) http://www.soundslive.co.uk/product~name~Digitech-Vocalist-Live-3~ID~13227.asp



Instruments:

1) 2 x Keyboards Korg
2) Roland SPD-S electric percussion pad: http://www.rolandus.com/products/productdetails.php?ProductId=537&ParentId=61

3) Conga.


Mixers

1) Behringer euro power PMP5000 http://www.behringer.com/EN/Products/PMP5000.aspx

2) Yamaha MG 124 CX http://www.yamahaproaudio.com/products/mixers/mg_cx_models/index.html


Karaoke through laptop connected to a projection screen
With a USB M-audio fast track pro.
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Re: home setup for karaoke and live performance

Postby Mike Stranks » Fri May 06, 2011 5:05 pm

Welcome! :)

First thing to say is that the speakers you've listed are all powered. Therefore you can't use the speaker outputs of the Behringer Mixer/Amp - you'll have to use the 'line-outs' and daisy-chain your speakers off those.

You've mentioned that you have wireless mics, but have given links to cabled mics. To help with those we need to see the wireless systems you're using, not wired mics.

Are you in the UK?

Wherever you are, you need to be sure that your mics are legal to use - only certain frequencies are licence-exempt and those frequencies are different in different parts of the world.

That'll do for starters...!
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Re: home setup for karaoke and live performance

Postby baloo888 » Sat May 07, 2011 11:22 am

hi mike,,

thanks for your answer man.
regarding the mics it is true i posted the wired mics because i couldnt find the wireless on the shure website.
all the mics come with their shure wireless bass package.
the shure beta has 1 wireless base alon
the 2 x pg's are connected to 1 2 channels shure wireless base.
and the headsets each one of them has its own base. also shure.

regarding the speakers. i will go from the main out 1 left and daisy chain 1 EON and 2 Behringers. and from the right i will go and daisy chain the other Eon and behringers.
is that correct?


thanks a lot again
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