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28 Jul 2011
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Is your church guilty of spending too much money for fancy gadgets, expensive brands or unnecessary consulting companies?

22 Jul 2011
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The Forever 27 Club has another member to add to it's roster after the death of Amy Winehouse on Saturday.

16 Jul 2011
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The scariest thing I have witnessed over the years in the A/V business is improper rigging practices. Incorrect rigging can cause serious injury or death! Even though professionals that are trained in the correct methods and laws should only do rigging, Churches often times will suspend gear themselves.


15 Jul 2011
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In the systematic effort to dismantle another great audio company the parent company of Behringer has purchased Midas. This reminds me of how sad it was when Harman bought Crown in the 90’s. Since the late 80’s conglomerates have been buying and selling brands like they were baseball cards. The Crown Audio today is hardly recognizable from the independent Crown Audio of the 80’s. Crown only produced high quality products. Now, Midas will likely have the same fate.

10 Jul 2011
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Savvy business practices can cost your church money.

I have noticed a new trend in church A/V that must be related to the economy. The larger consulting firms are marketing to small and medium size churches. For a small church that is expanding or doing a refresh, it makes no sense to hire a consultant. A large portion of the budget will be spent on the consultant. This new business practice is quite disturbing. Small churches are not prepared for the savvy sales tricks of these types of firms.


14 Jun 2011
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Pendant lighting fixtures are now available in LED versions!

Cathedral Lighting is offering Church Pendant fixtures in a variety of styles with all DMX controlled LED light engines.

Cathedral Lighting LED Pendants

I have been selling and installing lighting systems for 23 years in churches. The one place I would say is the least changed is sanctuary lighting. The pendant fixtures that hang in the sanctuary for general illumination can be some of the ugliest fixtures in the space. I recently was in a church that had 4-1/2 foot tall “Cylinders of Doom”


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