PA Speakers

Keyboard Amplifier Buying Guide

The things to consider when shopping for an amp for your digital piano, synthesizer, organ or other electronic keyboards.

How to Choose the Right DJ Equipment

Shop smart for DJ controllers, interfaces, software and hardware. Know what to look for when building a rig to fit your budget and skills.

Hands-On Review: QSC K Series Powered Speakers

Significantly raising the standard for powered portable PA speakers

Stage Monitors Buying Guide

How to choose the right stage monitor speakers or in-ear monitors to match your budget, music and shows

Hands-On Review: BOSE L1 Model II System

The Model II System builds on an already category-defining portable LI PA platform from BOSE with extended output, control and configuration options.

Tech Tip: Using a Powered Subwoofer to Augment Your Existing PA

Expand the power of your current setup without breaking the bank

Hands-On Review: Fender Passport Event

An all-in-one PA rig that’s easy to use and ideal for mid-sized venues

Hands-on Review: Yamaha DBR Powered Speakers

We give these newest budget-friendly and super-portable active PA speakers from Yamaha a thorough workout

iOS Gear for DJs Buying Guide

How to choose the right iOS-compatible audio equipment to keep the beats coming seamlessly

Hands-On Review: Electro-Voice ETX Powered Loudspeaker Series

The DJ Buying Guide to Live Sound Gear

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How to choose the right PA equipment to match your music, gigs and budget

Hands-On Review: Line 6 StageSource L2t/L3t Speakers

Backline, Front-of-House and Monitor in One Box

How to Choose the Right PA System

From live sound mixers to PA speakers and monitors to mics, get the info you need to take your show to the people.

How to Choose the Right Direct Box (DI)

A Musician’s Friend Buying Guide

Learn the differences between active and passive DIs, how they work, and how to harness them onstage and in the studio for better sound.

Hands-On Review: Allen & Heath ZED-14 USB Mixer

A low-cost mixer with a surprising array of features

Hands-On Review: QSC KW153 Active Loudspeaker

A triple threat in powered speakers

Wireless Microphone System Buying Guide

How to Choose a Wireless Microphone, Monitoring, or Instrument System

Hands-On Review: Cerwin-Vega P1500X & P1800SX Active Speakers

DJ System, or is it suited for Live Sound too?

Hands-On Review: JBL EON 515XT Powered Speakers

Evolving powered speaker solutions for musicians on a budget

Product Spotlight: Electro-Voice RE320 Dynamic Microphone

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