Category: Large Venues

HARMAN Professional Solutions provides audio, video, lighting, and control technology for a variety of large venues, including sports stadiums and arenas, transportation centers, theme parks, museums, and convention centers among others

TECH TALKS: Leveraging the Power of Built-In Speaker Tunings in Amplifiers

The basic technology behind an amplifier is really quite simple—it increases the voltage of a signal to match the power needs of a speaker. However, when you get into the details, it gets more complicated. There are a number of features available on amplifiers, and determining exactly what you need can be daunting. One feature,

How to Manage AVL Systems, Part Two: Tools and Methods

Device monitoring and management are a vital part of any installed AV system. We’ve been taking a closer look at how management tools benefit AV and IT technicians in a variety of applications, talking with Michael Saadeh, Product Manager, Collaboration and Management Software from our Corporate, Education and Government group, and Bradford Benn, Senior Solutions

How to Manage AVL Systems, Part One: Troubleshooting and Prevention

Unfortunately, there is no such thing as “set it and forget it” technology. Once you put physical devices in a real-world scenario, things happen that impact the system. Early computers were prone to literal bugs, and while things have certainly improved over the years, glitches can still happen. Security updates must be applied. Network connections

Design Requirements for Amps and Speakers, Part Three: Low vs. High Impedance

Welcome back to part three of our series on design considerations for amplifiers and speakers. This is part of a larger look at the various components in the audio, video and lighting (AVL) signal chain, where I’ve been detailing how each affects overall application design. I’ve addressed live and playback sources, as well as audio, video and LED video processing and distribution. When we moved