Audio

Sound Sickness

Sound Sickness

The cost of a sound system varies widely due to the nature of venues. Some may be 40 seats, others 10,000. In any case, you have money into it. Many of today’s auditoriums and churches have a sizable amount invested into their sound system but aren’t realizing how much of that money is being wasted. Consider that the System is $100,000 for example. With higher-end systems, the 80/20-rule applies in…

New Ways to Use Dante

New Ways to Use Dante

Keyboard and Omnisphere multi track setup Dante has usual uses such as tracking from a console or routing between system processors. As Dante has really taken the stage for network audio transport, more and more uses are arising. One of the simplest ways to increase the quality of your sound is by eliminating D/A and D/A conversions. Tech Arts has experienced this in many ways from sound systems to recording…

In-Ear Monitoring Systems– A TechArts Solutions Comparison

In-Ear Monitoring Systems– A TechArts Solutions Comparison

With so many recent break-through, cost-saving solutions that now exist, we’ve become inspired to provide you with some new ways at looking at adding IEMs to your existing scenario. Depending on the requirements, getting started is most likely within your reach, becoming something any tech should consider. Plus, its awesome to be the hero that takes the opportunity and reaps the rewards of providing solid IEM solutions that benefit and support…

TechArts Project Featured on the Cover of Sound and Video Contractor

TechArts Project Featured on the Cover of Sound and Video Contractor

We are pleased to announce our second feature cover story in less than three months. Top magazine, SV&C takes our Cornerstone-Long Beach project to the public with an artfully presented story of our application-based, networked-integrated audio/video design, written by Cynthia Wisehart. Thank you for recognizing our quest for innovation with a foundation of purpose. Please take a second to see how networked A/V technology has revolutionized efficient use of gathering spaces….

Does Your Desert Island have 48v ?

Does Your Desert Island have 48v ?

I know we all love our 57 for ’bout everything when we’re in a pinch with little to choose from.  BUT when it comes to getting incredible mileage and versatility out of a pair of compact, affordable microphones, my winner is a pair of DPA 4061’s, currently available as a pair in kit form, model SMK-SC4061. These mics are omni directional, which you would think presents issues. But in most…

Technologies for Worship Cover Story

Technologies for Worship Cover Story

Being recognized by our peers is a great honor.  It also helps to validate our passion for excellence and for helping our clients make smart decisions when purchasing technology. One of our most successful projects made cover story of the Nov. Technologies for Worship Magazine.  This concrete and glass room is now one of our best-sounding rooms ever.  You’ll also read about how we worked with the architects and client to…

SV&C Webinar: Realities of Integrating Audio Networks with Dante – Practical Interoperability

SV&C Webinar: Realities of Integrating Audio Networks with Dante – Practical Interoperability

If you’re interested in Dante and working with audio networks, you’ll love this.  Sound and Video Contractor asked me to participate in their online webinar about Dante Networking along with Aidan Williams of Audinate and Greg Suchomel from Symetrix.  I presented a case study on our Cornerstone Church design which demonstrates how we have contributed to defying brick and mortar limitations for facility flexibility through the use of controlled, audio…

Sound And Communications Magazine-Small Budget Challange

View a PDF of the full article, as seen in Sound & Communications.  By Dawn Allcot Sea Coast Grace Church achieves full AV complement with room to grow. Many churches today hire a consultant and/or designer, along with an audio-video  systems integrator, when they’re completing a major remodeling or new construction  project. In some cases, going with a “one-stop shop” for audio, video and lighting  systems design and installation is…

Recording Snapshots – “Aural-Genic” FEEDBACK

Have you ever been on a road trip and have come across one of those scenic stops where you pull over to look out over a picturesque landscape? We often find a vista so photogenic that it compels us to take out our camera and snap a picture, even though we know that it will be available on a postcard at the next ten roadside shops. It’s as if we…