Sound Reinforcement / Pro-Sound

Sound Reinforcement or Pro-Sound is an electronic system comprising of multiple microphones, amplifiers, loudspeakers, and related equipment and used to increase the volume of voice, musical instrument, or sound source. These systems are used in any venue that requires that a sound source be sufficiently audible at a distance or over a large area like sports stadiums, public transportation facilities, as well as music venues and event facilities.

Important Considerations
• Intended use for the system: performance, voice, background sound
• Area of coverage: width, distance and ambient noise level
• Amplifier power
• Quality of microphones
• Quality of loudspeakers

Benefits
• Ability to communicate with everyone at a given location
• Broadcast routine or emergency messages overtop of background noise
• Entertainment – performance audio
• Education – instructional sound
• Business Communications – meetings, conferences
• Set a mood using background music
• White noise for sound masking