Live Sound Reinforcement / Edition 1by Scott Hunter Stark
Pub. Date: 07/01/1996
Publisher: Cengage Learning
The reprint of this classic textbook uses simple language, detailed illustrations and concrete examples to convey the fundamentals of sound reinforcement theory. Written for novice to intermediate-level users, it outlines all aspects of P.A. system operation and commonly encountered concerns, with in-depth discussions of microphones, speaker systems, equalizers, mixers, signal processors, crossovers, amplifiers, and more.
Table of Contents
Sound Reinforcement System Basics The Nature of Sound Hearing and Basic Psychoacoustics Audio Measurement Terms and Concepts Microphones Equalizers Mixers Other Signal Processing and Effects Loudspeakers and Crossovers Power Amplifiers and Impedance concerns General System Considerations Speech Reinforcement Music Reinforcement Concert Systems Stage Monitor Systems System Wiring The Engineer as Artist
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