not thrilled with the shrill
Have a low budge system consisting of a newish Peavey powered mixer (600 W per channel), two 15-in spkrs on stix, and 2 15 in monitors. Serviceable, not standout sounding. Mostly used (at practice) for vocal/acoustic guitar/keyboard reinforcement. We've played through different (prof sound guy) equipment live, a whole different experience. My question is, can we add a couple of subs + extra amp + perhaps another monitor or two for those times when we don't have access to a pro soundman... soundcheck ourselves first, and at least get results that won't be so shrill and muddy...(This would be for block party/benefit/not-great expectations kind of gigs).
Any advice appreciated!! Thanks.
shrill/muddy suggests an EQ problem.
The speakers probably have a horn with a resonance peak. Try a graphic equalizer to locate the peak and reduce the level there.
Muddiness is probably too much low mids, or alternatively not enough high mids to provide definition.
If it has main and mon out jacks from the front end (not the speaker out) then yes, you can add on however many extra amps and speakers as you want. Just know the minimum inpedance for all the amps used (both internal mixer amps and external add-on amps).
It does sound like you have EQ issues, but...
I have a cheapo Behringer powered mixer and I add a sub by running the main mixer (not speaker) out to a Crown XLS2000 power amp with a low-pass filter set at 105 hz and into a Carvin LS1801 sub.
If you want to add monitors you will need another amp too, or use powered speakers.
|All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:28 AM.|
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.12
Copyright ©2000 - 2013, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.