Author Archives: emenken


Church of the Nazarene Forst Mill, S.C.

We just installed 5 new Electrovoice SX-300 speakers, Ashley amplifier and Ashley Protea 3.6 Processor.  services and installs sound, video projection, and camera systems all over. Charlotte, N.C., Greensboro, N.C., Winston Salem, N.C., Gastonia, N.C., Burlington, N.C., Rock Hill, S.C., Lancaster, S.C. Monroe, N.C., Albemarle, N.C. Salisbury, N.C., Martinsville, V.A., Danville, V.A., Reidsville, N.C,,

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White Bluff Baptist Kershaw, SC

The white Bluff Baptist church selected Audio Video South to upgrade its sound system and repair the Rodgerss 640 organ. We added DSP ( digital sound processing) and a new amplifier and adjusted the system. The Rodgers organ needed extensive repairs and a new speaker.     

Feedback and mic technique

A common problem with operating the church sound system is that the performer doesn’t hold the mic close enough to  their mouth to  get good gain before feedback. This results in the the sound tech having to push the gain to the limit resulting in unwanted feedback. Typically a performer may say ” I can’t

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The Right Amplifier for the Job

How many watts of power do we really need? Well lets say that you buy two speakers that say they can handle 500 watts each and they are 8 ohms each. so now an amplifier that can do 1000 watts into 4 ohms is a good place to start. If you size the amp too

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A Shocking Situation

I get a call from time to time from a customer that explains that they are being shocked while playing on the worship platform. Upon inspection, I have witnessed dozens of ground-fault current events where signal cables interconnecting sound gear plugged into different electrical outlets mysteriously arced, sometimes turning red hot and melting before my

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