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    DAS DS108

    Passive PA Speakers

    The extremely portable size and shape of these neat little PA speakers make them suitable for a range of more unusual sound-reinforcement jobs, plus those awkward gigs in tiny venues.

    Reviews Jun 2006
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    How To Use Modelling Guitar Preamps On Stage

    Advice & Techniques

    Guitar preamps that use digital modelling technology have found their way into vast numbers of studios. But do they have a useful place on stage, and what do you need to know if you want to use one live?

    Techniques Jun 2006
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    Renkus-Heinz CF151

    Active PA Speakers

    Although Renkus-Heinz is a well-known name in high-end PA components, it's not one often seen on the stages of more modest gig venues — but that may be set to change with the arrival of the new CF/CFX series.

    Reviews Jun 2006
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    Fohhn Xperience II

    Powered PA System

    This premium German-made PA aims to offer a genuine hi-fi approach to live sound reproduction. But is it worth the investment?

    Reviews Mar 2006
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    Line Arrays Explained

    The Science And The Magic

    If you've been to a large gig or a festival in recent years, you've no doubt had the pleasure of hearing line arrays of loudspeakers in action. But why are line arrays the current 'best practice' in large-scale PA, how did they evolve, and will they ever filter down to more modest gig venues?

    Techniques Mar 2006
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    Yamaha Stagepas 300

    Portable Powered PA System

    We test this affordable complete vocal PA you can carry from the car to the stage in one trip!

    Reviews Mar 2006
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    Voice Systems Eclipse

    Active PA Speakers

    The PA market isn't short of powered 'plastic' cabinets at the moment, but not many use the coaxial speaker design approach — which is what sets apart this Italian-made model.

    Reviews Dec 2005
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    RCF ART 322A

    Active PA Speakers

    Italian company RCF have a good pedigree. They helped design and manufacture for Mackie when the latter first entered the live sound market. We check out RCF's own entry in the portable powered PA stakes.

    Reviews Dec 2005
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    Bose Cylindrical Radiators

    Personal Live Amplification System

    For years bands have needed unwieldy, expensive PA systems to play live, and separate monitoring systems to hear themselves play. Bose's new system aims to do away with much of this complexity and expense. We take a first look...

    Techniques Feb 2004

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