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Whats a PA system?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Jazzman23, Feb 8, 2006.

  1. Jazzman23


    Dec 23, 2005
    Hey. I'm a gear newb. Whats a PA system, and how much do they usually cost? Thanks a lot.
  2. Sundogue


    Apr 26, 2001
    Wausau, WI
    It could be any number of agencies, ala highway system, etc. located in Pennsylvania.

    Cost would be in the millions depending on available tax dollars.
  3. 62bass


    Apr 3, 2005
    Come on-give the guy a break.:)

    It stands for Public Address system and is the catch all term for the sound system that the vocal microphones and sometimes instruments are amplified through to blast out the ears of the audience. Cost can be anywhere from around $1000 or less for a basic small system for very small rooms and vocals only up to manyhundreds of thousands of dollars or more worth of gear for large stadiums.
  4. Sundogue


    Apr 26, 2001
    Wausau, WI
    I was just in a funny mood and joking around.
  5. It is kind of a question I didn't expect to be seriously asked. But hey, we all had to learn from somewhere and sometime.
  6. BILLIONS EVEN! :eek:

    Start savin, kid. :D