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November 2010 Special
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Audio, Video & Lighting System Design & Installation
l System Maintenance &
l Troubleshooting
l Training in Syst. Operation
l Custom Cabling
l LIVE Sound
l LIVE Multi-track Recording
l Equipment Rental
  & much more!


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This month we are offering
$50 OFF our already low rate for a Professional


Dear Pastors,

      -  Do you have problems with your sound system on a regular basis?
      -  Does your praise & worship team complain about not hearing themselves as they would like?
      -  Do you constantly deal with feedback issues?
      -  Is your system loud, but not clear?

     If you answered "YES" to any of these questions...you need to give us a call and take advantage of this months special.  By having our one of our knowledgeable staff diagnose your system, you will find out exactly what is causing these issues, and what steps to take to resolve them quickly & most importantly...correctly!

     If you think this is something that would benefit your congregation, please feel free to contact our office directly at (908)752-3618 or send us an email requesting more information at info@crossfadeaudio.com. The information is absolutely freeCall today!
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Product Spotlight

The Shure Beta 87A Supercardioid Condenser Mic is a new take on an old classic. The Beta 87 was consistently a top choice of performers and audio technicians due to its accuracy, detail, and rich vocal production. Now this longstanding favorite has been redesigned as the Shure Beta 87A. It has a thicker handle that gives a more comfortable feel when hand-held. It also includes a new break-resistant swivel adapter and low-frequency roll-off to compensate for proximity effect and to prevent boominess. The supercardioid pattern provides high gain-before-feedback, and its 3-stage pop filter minimizes breath pop and noise. Frequency response: 50Hz-18kHz. Requires phantom power.

Shure Beta 87A Supercardioid Condenser Mic Features:

  • Supercardioid electret condenser mic
  • Redesigned with a thicker shank for hand-held comfort
  • Break-resistant swivel adapter
  • Low-frequency roll-off
  • 3-stage pop filter
  • 50Hz-18kHz frequency response
Tip of the Month

Choose the correct microphone for the application:

All microphones are NOT created equal. There are 2 basic types of microphones categories...Dynamic (those which do not require additional power to operate) and Condenser (those which require additional power...such as Phantom power to operate) Dynamic microphones tend to be less sensitive to high sound pressure levels, while condensers are very sensitive.

Each of these 2 categories are then broken up into many different "pickup patterns." Two of the most popular are: Cardioid & Super or Hyper Cardioid. Cardioid microphones pick up from the front as well as partially from the side, but have good rejection from the rear. These are generally used when monitors are placed directly in front of vocalists. Super or hyper-cardioid microphones are more directional in that, they do not pick up anything from the sides but do have a sort of "tail" where they do pick up some sound from the rear. These are typically used when monitors are placed at an angle to the vocalist.

While there are many more pickup patters and scenarios for microphone choice and placement, this should give you a better understanding as to a few questions that should be asked when purchasing a microphone for a particular application.

If you are in the market for microphones for any application whatsoever, please feel free to send us an email at info@crossfadeaudio.com or simply give us a call at (908) 752-3618 with any questions you may have. We can save you money by helping you choose the correct microphone for your application the first time.

Resource of the Month


(Yes this IS the current version!)
Worship presentation software specifically designed for churches. EasyWorship 2009 features and benefits include:

- Projects Lyrics, Scripture, Video & more!
- Support for stage views (for musicians and vocalists)
- Easy to use interface
- Supports full screen YouTube videos

Video of the Month

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