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Speaker selection and amplifier power ratings "Hey Mick! We're cookin' now! The speakers are on fire!"
Meditations on Speaker Impedance - How to figure the total impedance of several cabs on the same amplifier.
Stayin' Alive - Don't get lit up the wrong way on stage!
An article on grounding, shock hazard and safety from Peavey
Speaker power rating FAQ at JBL - More info about speakers and their power handling capacity. Question #4 answer describes several categories of speaker application. Category C corresponds to our article on speaker power.
Danger: Low Power - A detailed explanation of how an underpowered amplifier can damage speakers.
Sound System Interconnection - from Rane
Tubes - info from the Marshall website
The EV PA Bible - a 1979 guide from ElectroVoice on applying PA equipment.
Balanced Lines, Phantom Powering, Grounding, and Other Arcane Mysteries - A tutorial from the folks at Mackie Designs
Also of interest
Blackburn Story (Part 1) -
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A fascinating film from the 1950s detailing the manufacturing process of Mullard tubes in Blackburn, England. (33-minutes total)
Just for fun
The Rane Pseudoacoustic Infector (Adobe Acrobat file) - The ULTIMATE effects processor!
Introducing the Crown Belch fire 6000 sux. (Adobe Acrobat file)
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