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  1. How do you choose the right microphone for your PA system or setup?

  2. What are the differences between a Dynamic mic and a Condenser mic?

  3. What's the difference between a balanced connector and unbalanced connector?

  4. What are the differences between a TS cable and a TRS cable?

  5. I need help deciding which cables to use with my sound setup.

  6. How do I correctly setup and position my speakers, mixer and monitors?

  7. What does gain-staging mean?
  8. What are Mixer Buses?

  9. What's the difference between MONO and STEREO?

  10. How do you connect and correctly setup a USB mixer with my computer?

  11. What is Signal Processing?

  12. How do you amplify your instruments through a PA system?

  13. What's the best way to "sound check" my sound system?

  14. How should I trouble shoot feedback and distortion with my setup?

  15. I'm receiving hum in my setup, what do I do?

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