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Basic Live Sound Reinforcement by Penny Pattison, Raven Biederman

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Chapter 21

Setup

Connecting and Tuning the Chain

Matching Amps to Speakers

Impedance Matching

Wiring the Speaker to the Amp

Connecting the Dots

Turn Isolated Components to a Signal Chain in 11 Easy Steps

Essential Concepts

Metering

Output/Main Signal Meters

Input Meters

Volume Down

Zero the Board

Power Up

Turning on Amplifiers

Line Level

Ringing out the Monitors

Equalizing the Mains

Matching Amps to Speakers

Before you can finish up, you will need to determine how many speakers you want to wire to each amplifier channel, what wiring configuration you want to use, and finally how thick and long that wire should be to handle the current according to how everything is configured. Speakers have two features to consider when choosing how to wire ...

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