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How often has it happened on a conference call or during a speech via the public address system that the volume is just not right? Quite often, the gain is so low that it affects legibility or in some instances, it’s so high that every syllable or sibilant sounds go on endless feedback loops which are both distracting and harmful to ears as well as the audio equipment. As an AV professional, you have to make decisions quickly as sometimes time is of the essence.

Setting the proper gain structure for an audio system is the foundation for providing a clean, undistorted signal. As an AV professionals, knowing how to set gain in your customer’s audio system will help it sound its best. With the right techniques for setting gain structure and equalizing an audio system under your belt, this task will seem less daunting.

Luckily for you, Actis brings you InfoComm’s how-to guide will walk you through one of the most often overlooked – yet most important – parts of setting up audio systems i.e. the gain levels. This informative guide has all the quick information you need to master the art of gain setting along with a few DIY tips, tricks and hacks.

Here are some of the key topics discussed in the Whitepaper – Your Guide to Setting System Gain from InfoComm International.

Info Comm International

  • Methods for Setting System Gain
  • Setting Unity Gain
  • System Optimization Methods
  • Setting Gain Structure with Audio DSPs
  • Using a piezo tweeter & an XLR connector for measurement
  • Setting Gain Structure with Audio DSPs
  • Mixer Input Adjustments
  • Microphone Input Adjustments
  • Line Input Adjustments
  • Power Amplifier Adjustments


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