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To PA Or Not To PA? The Conundrum Of Deciding When To Deploy Sound Reinforcement
Analyzing when, where and why a system may -- or may not -- be necessary, and in fact, do more harm than good...
By Karl Winkler • September 5, 2019

Since we’re all in the sound reinforcement business, one way or another, the question asked in the title of this article might not seem very relevant. But the truth is that there may be as many times that we either don’t need a PA system at all or end up using less kit than we initially anticipated.

As both a musician and a “sound person,” I’m often confronted with problems (or at least decisions) on this topic. Let’s look at some examples...

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