How To Set Up A PA System – 3 Easy Steps For Bands, Singers & DJ’s

In this beginner’s guide, Sam gives a step-by-step guide to setting up a PA sound system for bands, DJ’s & events. Check out all of the gear that Sam mentions in this video at PMT Online… Yamaha DXR12 mkII Active…

How To Set Up A PA System - 3 Easy Steps For Bands, Singers & DJ's

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In this beginner’s guide, Sam gives a step-by-step guide to setting up a PA sound system for bands, DJ’s & events.

Check out all of the gear that Sam mentions in this video at PMT Online…

Yamaha DXR12 mkII Active Speakers: https://bit.ly/3kP3lTO

Yamaha DXR10 mkII Active Speakers/Monitors: https://bit.ly/3zwcHaP

Yamaha DXS15 Active Subwoofer: https://bit.ly/36VZvjs

Yamaha MG16XU Mixer: https://bit.ly/3kPvM3F

Lewitt MTP-440 DM Dynamic Microphone: https://bit.ly/2UEKbVT

Shure SM58 Microphone: https://bit.ly/3wUvVW4

Tourtech Speaker Stands: https://bit.ly/3iAfjxI

Tourtech Speaker Pole: https://bit.ly/3rsGyOK

Tourtech XLR Cables: https://bit.ly/36WM02U

Tourtech 1/4″ Jack Cables: https://bit.ly/2V8COWJ

Tourtech Microphone Boom Stand: https://bit.ly/3iLtRea

Tourtech Low Profile Microphone Boom Stand: https://bit.ly/3ye1ZWB

Sam is using a Rode Wav Go Lavalier Microphone: https://bit.ly/3y4C2bU

00:00 Introduction to setting up a PA system
01:16 Speakers, mixer & microphones featured in this guide
02:37 Where to position your mixing desk
03:32 Microphone placement & mic stands
04:04 Speaker positioning Do’s & Don’ts
05:12 Integrating a subwoofer
05:43 Where to position foldback monitor speakers
06:30 Setting up the stage for a DJ rig or conference
07:03 Running power to speakers & mixers
07:37 Connecting active speakers to the mixer – XLR cables explained
09:33 How to connect a subwoofer or subwoofers – Crossovers explained
10:31 Connecting wedge monitor speakers – Aux sends explained
11:41 Connecting mics, instruments and inputs to a mixer or DJ console
12:55 How to use a mixing desk – Mixer controls explained
14:01 How to set input gain & channel volume
15:18 Mixer EQ – High, Mids & Lows
16:29 What is a pan control?
17:04 How to use mixer effects – Reverb demo
17:53 Creating individual monitor mixes using aux sends
19:10 Mixer output controls
19:26 Final checks before powering up
20:05 Where to buy a PA system

Setting up a PA system for a band isn’t as complicated as you might first think. In this beginner’s guide to setting up a sound system, we cover everything from the different types of public address systems available and which PA systems are the best for bands or DJ’s, we show you where to position all of your mics and speakers to stop feedback, how to connect active speakers together and finally give you a few tips on how to use a mixing desk for live sound.

If you find this guide helpful, don’t forget to visit your nearest Professional Music Technology store for any more advice and for the best PA system bundles.

#PAsystems #HowToGuide #GearForGigging

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