Festoon lighting gives a carnival feel to your garden party, your wedding reception marquee or a festival. Watch the video below to see the look (shot after this party in Exeter, for privacy reasons!). Blue-green uplighting was used on the trees to complete the effect: Here’s one chain of lighting, with 100 bulbs: Contact me… Continue reading Festoon Lighting for Parties
PA systems for Socially-Distanced Events in Devon
When events are run with people more spread out (socially-distanced) than normal, and with other COVID-19 precautions, you might need a PA system to help. Spacing Out As a speaker or presenter, you might need to be heard over a larger area than before. For the same number of people, you may need bigger room… Continue reading PA systems for Socially-Distanced Events in Devon
What Difference Does a Sound Engineer Make?
What does a sound engineer do for a band anyway? Allen & Heath – Cornwall-based makers of fine sound desks – ran a challenge for some live sound engineers. They provided an input list (nothing else) and told the engineers to prep their desks. Then, a matching multi-track recording of a life performance was provided.… Continue reading What Difference Does a Sound Engineer Make?
On Weddings, Bands, Discos and DIY Discos
Planning a wedding can be great fun but it can also be hard work and more than a little stressful. When it comes to entertainment, is the venerable wedding disco the way to go?
Technical Set-Up for Streaming the Tech Exeter and Digital Exeter Online Conference
Here’s some of what we did to run the fully interactive online Tech Exeter / Digital Exeter conference with live remote guests, live presenters and real-time interaction.
Sennheiser Evolution Wireless (EW) Series Comparison
Sennheiser have released four generations of their Evolution Wireless radio equipment – known as G1 (1999), G2 (2003), G3 (2009) and G4 (2018).
Real and Fake Sennheiser e945 Mics
Here are some things to look for if you’re trying to establish if your Sennheiser e945 mic from eBay is fake or genuine. It could be hard to tell from the listing photos, and beware anyone using stock photos for a used item.