CP Series

How to Understand All Those Loudspeaker Specs

Loudspeakers can be described and specified in a number of different ways, making a buying decision more complicated than it needs to be. Therefore, having some understanding of the jargon used to specify loudspeakers is essential to make sure the product you are buying is the right one for your needs. For passive loudspeakers, the … Read More

How many Active Loudspeakers can you Daisy-Chain

In many AV rental or fixed installation applications, there may be the need to set up a number of loudspeakers that will all play the same audio content. The simplest way to implement this is to daisy-chain a number of active loudspeakers together. QSC active loudspeakers feature two different kinds of outputs. First, QSC K.2, … Read More

CP Series Clever Preset Features

Both CP8 and CP12 powered loudspeakers feature two inputs. Input A is devoted to line level while input B is for Mic and Line levels. There is also a function called MIC BOOST, and when this button is engaged (and a microphone is connected) it affects input B turning it into a microphone (MIC) level … Read More

Why and How to correctly use Floor Monitor Presets

Sound Radiation from the Floor Let’s start by recalling some fundamentals in the physics of sound. First, we should remember what ‘radiation space’ means: it is the volume into which a loudspeaker is radiating sound. Now, at low frequency (typically below 200 Hz), where the sound radiation is omnidirectional, the sound level increases when hard … Read More

CP Series for Guitar Players

Let’s talk electric guitar amplification, for a change. Today’s modeling guitar amplifier processors and pedals are providing an incredible diversity of sounds as well as being simple to operate for both studio and live applications. The technology has allowed guitarists to access a huge collection of amps and achieve tones that would have been otherwise … Read More