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Beginner Tips: The Language Of Guitar Amplifiers


What Does a Guitar Amp Do?

Everyone knows that guitars and amps go together – just like rock & roll and loud! We’ve all seen musicians onstage, with their guitars plugged into amps or stacks of amps. But why did he/she choose that particular amp – and what does an amp do other than make your guitar sound louder?

A guitar amp has two main functions. First, it allows you to “shape” the signal going from your guitar into the amp. Second, it takes that custom-tailored signal and drives it through the power amp, which then boosts the signal level and sends it to the speaker, so you can get face-melting volume (or at least — Read more

BEHRINGER ULTRALINK ULM100USB Now in Stores

10/28/2013 Seattle, WA — BEHRINGER’s new ULTRALINK ULM100USB Wireless Microphone is in stores now, providing the freedom to leave expensive wireless receivers behind. That’s because the ULM’s tiny receiver dongle can be connected directly to any BEHRINGER UFXQX and Q-Series “wireless-ready” mixers, plus similarly equipped EUROLIVE active loudspeakers.

Top-quality sound travels through the dynamic hand-held mic’s built-in transmitter, which works anywhere in the world in the license-free 2.4 GHz range. Digital encryption ensures the signal gets through in all its pristine, high-definition quality, without the random — Read more

BEHRINGER X32 CORE Digital Live/Recording Mixer Now Available

New mixer combines groundbreaking processing and remote control in a single rack space

10/24/2013 Seattle — Now available at authorized dealers and online stores worldwide, the BEHRINGER X32 Core 40-Input, 25-Bus Digital Mixer packs the complete mix capabilities of the full X32 into a single rack space. The X32 CORE appeals to audio professionals who seek world-class audio processing, plus advanced remote-control for live sound, install and recording solutions.

Allocating the critically-acclaimed processing and vast signal-routing flexibility of its X32 siblings in only 1U rack space, the X32 CORE opens up a complete new universe of applications for professional — Read more

EUROCOM, King of the Jungle

It’s so distracting when your worship service is constantly interrupted by howler monkeys, parrots and cicadas – not to mention having to deal with significant road noise, rapidly changing weather conditions and less than ideal acoustic factors. These are just some of the challenges that Chad Luelluen and his team wrestle with during services in their Guanacaste, Costa Rica house of worship.

Working in an open space with concrete floors and a tin roof, it can be difficult to get accurate sound reproduction without feedback, achieve excellent audience — Read more

BEHRINGER X32 Honored with WFX “Best Digital Mixing Console” Award

X32 Digital Console praised as groundbreaking solution for house of worship applications

10/3/2013 Seattle — Worship Facilities Conference and Expo (WFX) has just announced that the BEHRINGER X32 is this year’s recipient of the highly coveted “Best Digital Mixing Console” award. This represents yet another milestone in the game-changing X32 console’s growing list of industry acknowledgements.

The editors of Worship Facilities, Worship Facilities Designer and Church Production magazines, along with members of the WFX Advisory Board and Management participated in the annual voting process. The prestigious award is — Read more

BEHRINGER X32 Now In Living Colour

Award-winning digital console hits the road with legendary band Living Colour

9/26/2013 Seattle, WA — Living Colour is on the road with the BEHRINGER X32 as they celebrate the 25th anniversary of the release of their debut recording Vivid. To ensure consistent performances and great sound, they chose to deploy the X32 for both front-of-house (FOH) and monitor duties.

BEHRINGER’s X32 is designed to provide seamless integration for the performers and sound engineer, resulting in consistent, high-quality mixes at FOH — and the musician’s in-ear and floor-wedge monitors. With full recall, motorized faders and 8 Stereo FX — Read more

BEHRINGER ULTRAGAIN ADA8200 ADAT Audio Interface Now in Stores

8 In/8 Out Interface steps up to Cirrus Logic converters and MIDAS mic preamps

9/23/2013 Seattle, WA — Built on the legacy of their best-selling ADA8000, the new BEHRINGER ADA8200 ADAT Audio Interface features high-end MIDAS mic preamps and reference-class Cirrus Logic converters, making it the natural choice for recording musicians and audio engineers alike. Ideal for use with drums, keyboards, instruments and vocals, the ULTRAGAIN ADA8200 is the easy, affordable way to add 8 of MIDAS’ legendary mic preamps to any recording system — digital or analog.

Each of the ADA8200’s inputs includes balanced XLR / TRS and — Read more

BEHRINGER EUROLIVE B1200D-PRO Now in Stores

500-Watt Class-D active subwoofer adds serious thump to PA applications

9/11/2013 Seattle, WA — BEHRINGER today announced the EUROLIVE B1200D-PRO 500-Watt Active Subwoofer is now available in stores and through online retailers worldwide. Designed for live sound engineers, audio rental companies and performers working in churches, clubs and theaters, B1200D-PRO’s feature set provides high-powered performance in a compact, easy to transport 12″ active subwoofer configuration.

Solid construction makes the B1200D-PRO rugged and roadworthy, while Class-D amplification and Switch-Mode Power Supply technology helps — Read more

German super-group on tour with the X32

When the wunderkinder from Germany’s F.R.E.I. hit the road this summer in support of their debut album, “Grenzenlos”, they were not neophytes. Having already sold more than 10 million records collectively in previous groups, the members of F.R.E.I. are seasoned vets of the touring scene. Being familiar with the myriad options available, they chose the powerful and intuitive X32 family of products for their live sound support.

Daniel Wagner, lead vocalist for F.R.E.I. offered, “Kudos to BEHRINGER for putting lightning in a — Read more

Whisky A Go-Go goes with BEHRINGER X32

Whisky Logo_Black (1)Located in the heart of West Hollywood, the Whisky A Go-Go has served as the launching pad for literally dozens of high profile acts over the years, gaining a well-deserved reputation as “the place to play” in Los Angeles. Recently, this iconic nightclub added its first digital mixing consoles, placing the powerhouse BEHRINGER X32 into both the front of house and monitor positions.

“Our last console was purchased about 30 years ago, and obviously it was analog. So it was time,” notes Leonard Contreras, production — Read more