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Chris Grimshaw is a long-time audio professional and HiFi enthusiast, who has written articles for Live Sound International Magazine and regularly participates in the LSI Roundtable series, where various issues in live sound are discussed with a number of other audio professionals.

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July 18, 2017

Recently, I've been working on an article about the specification wars between different speaker manufacturers. It's finally come to fruition here: http://www.prosoundweb.com/channels/live-sound/spec-wars-looking-inside-loudspeaker-spl-specifications/

It...

July 5, 2017

Another busy week, but there's always time for a blog post.

After the fortnightly Open Mic on Wednesday at the Red Deer in Sheffield, I was up early to take the PA system up to Batley Bulldogs Rugby Stadium, where there was to be a gathering of pupils an...

June 9, 2017

This is a technical post that will hopefully help new users of the V3.0 update of the TouchMix desks from QSC.

There's some confusion online about how the Room Tuning Wizard works, so I got out the measurement mic to take a look.

Here's the setup:

- QSC TM...

May 3, 2017

A different sort of blog post today. This blog post is about records, those novelty-sized circles that became very cool again in the past few years.

This might offend some people, but hear me out: vinyl is not the epitome of HiFi. The music requires a lo...

December 22, 2016

So, the time has come. I've left my job, and will be doing this full-time, which is scary, but very exciting.

There's a gig on the 30th with My Broken Dream which I'm very much looking forward to, and then there'll be lots of sawdust being made in early...

November 30, 2016

Its been a little quiet lately, but we've been busy here regardless.

Firstly, the amplifiers in the large PA system have been upgraded. After going over the specifications, doing some testing, and then doing even more testing, the 2x10" speakers featured...

October 13, 2016

Well, I've been busy recently.

I couldn't make a particular event near Barnsley, but after talking to Martyn, we decided to do a test setup the weekend before. The equipment hadn't been used for some time, so a refresher course on how to set it all up wa...

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