Today we want to answer a couple of pretty common questions about column array speakers, specfically our TRC Systems. It’s fair that these questions get asked because when any musician thinks of PA speakers they picture more traditional speaker enclosures. But, column arrays can be just as good as , or even better than, traditional PA speakers. So let’s dive into it...
The QX5A is designed to function as both a powered near field monitor and as a three channel mixer/monitor with an external output to send to a QX15A or SCx Series powered main speaker for live performances. The QX5A is ideal for the solo performer who wants an all in one mixer/monitor with the ability to connect a larger active main speaker or amplifier for live performances in small to medium size venues.
The new QX Series loudspeakers offer the ultimate in versatility- they are designed to stand alone as a full range sound reinforcement loudspeaker, full range stage monitor, all in one PA system, or as a three-way extended low end system main with our SCx18A subwoofer. Choose between the QX15A 15-inch active 1000W loudspeaker with DSP, Bluetooth™, and built in 3 channel mixer or the passive QX15 15-inch 900W loudspeaker. The QX Series is ideal for club systems, houses of worship, DJs, auditoriums, band PA, solo performers, and as a satellite extension of an existing sound system. QX Series loudspeakers are available now and ready to ship.
The SRS8 active bi-amplified studio reference monitor is simply one of the best near-field monitors on the market today. The SRS8 accurately reproduces multi-track recordings, surround mixes, mastering mixes, etc. with pinpoint precision, which makes it easy to get your best mix possible.
Offering a high performance active loudspeaker solution for small to mid-sized venues, the new SCx Series consists of 12-inch, 15-inch, and 18-inch active multi-purpose loudspeakers and subwoofer. The built in 1000 watts of power and Analog Devices™ DSP make it easy to deliver the best performance for your application. SCx Series loudspeakers are available now and ready to ship.
Let’s face it: the majority of gigging musicians take PA systems for granted. Most music venues provide a PA, and all you need to do is show up, set up your gear, and get ready to rock.
So what happens when you play at a venue that doesn’t have a PA, and asks you to bring your own? This happens a lot with venues that aren’t usually venues and are doing one-off shows, as well as house parties or impromptu outdoor gigs. Before you panic, realize that choosing the right PA, whether you’re going to buy it or rent it, is fairly simple.