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To Solder XLR Audio Connectors
To Build Acoustic Panels
To...Solder XLR Jacks
Pictorial Instructions for
soldering of XLR audio connections
To...Build Acoustic Panels
Pictorial Instructions for
fabricating wall mounted absorbers
A WORD OF CAUTION TO SOUND
ASSIGNING CONSOLE CHANNELS
THE CENTRAL CLUSTER: A Single Source Of Sound
GAINING UNDERSTANDING: The Proper Use Of The Gain Control
GOING DIRECT: The proper use of direct input boxes
Here are a few pictures of some details that unless you have
seen them before would leave you wondering what someone was talking about.
First are terminal
blocks. These are heavy duty
junction boxes that house the "splices" for microphone and or speaker
lines. One common application is to splice between microphone inputs
on stage and a multipair snake cable from a mixing console. The first
picture is a 66 "punch" block splice with code rated cabling
hiding on the floor inside a pipe organ chamber. In the second picture we
see a panel mounted to the wall with screw terminal blocks and lots of
The third picture shows a recessed floor
pocket. These are heavy duty recessed boxes that hold
microphone inputs, monitor outputs, etc... When closed
they all most disappear.
All About JAC
Jordan is a detail-oriented Audio
Engineer with a keen eye on the ‘Big Picture’ who has worked with sound,
lighting, staging and projection
since 1978. His
talent and passion turned into a full time career in 1988 with the founding of Jordan's Stormy Banks Productions.
training includes courses at Full Sail University in Winter Park, FL and Audio Design and Calibration courses with
Synergetic Audio Concepts (SynAudCon) in Greenville, IN. He also worked more
than three years as Senior Design Engineer for a regional sound contractor in
Indiana before stepping out on his own and founding Jordan Audio
also serves at the Technical Director for the International Conference on
Missions (ICOM); a
gathering of Christians from around the world to promote global evangelism. The
2017 convention will be held in Peoria, Illinois November 16-19.
its beginning, Jordan Audio Consultants has been raising the bar for
performance-oriented sound, video and lighting systems found in churches across
the Midwest. Started in 1992, Jordan Audio Consultants was formed to assist
churches with their growing media system needs, as well as optimizing their
current systems. Offering Design and Consultation Services without the
influence of selling the equipment has proven advantageous to the numerous
church leaders, contractors and architects that Jordan Audio has worked together
with. Now is our 24th year, we commitment to high quality projects has not
great media system is based upon quality parts and assembled with an attention to
details. "It's not just about the gear, it's about the systems."
Keeping the 'Big Picture' is focus while considering the room acoustics,
electrical needs, aesthetic concerns, safety issues, operators' experience, and budgets are all
important to any system. Through experience, asking the right questions,
testing and specifying equipment that meets a high standard of performance, aids
in keeping every system performing at its best for many years.
audio systems focus on the intelligibility of the spoken word, the emotion
of music, and the intimacy of dramatic presentations.
video systems blend ease of use with stable and reliable performance and bold
viewing from any seat.
Audio has worked on several church projects of various sizes and styles with
numerous congregations. On
some of these projects, we worked directly with the church while on other
projects where we were hired by the architect or the general contractor.
Contact information for several of these professionals is listed below.
Architectural Design, Inc.
Keach - owner
S. Quarter Lane
Brennforder - owner
Moses – operations manager
Research and Design (AR&D)
State Street, Suite C
Fisher -- chief architect
needs to be ...Intelligible.
The Music needs
to be ...Emotional.
The Drama needs
to be ...Intimate.