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Watkins Copicat, Vocal PA, Guitar Amplifiers. Just a few from a very busy week!

This week has been fairly busy, and we have had a couple of very interesting and unusual units, one of these being a Watkins ( Wem) Copicat. This unit is used for vocal PA applications to give echo to voice, and also used for guitar. Its basically an analogue echo effects unit from the 60’s […]

Pioneer CDJ-1000MK3 and Vestax DJ Mixer In For Repair

This first item we had through from our website this week was a Vestax DJ mixer, it was suffering from a bent selector switch, which was fairly straight farward to repair. It is  now repaired and will be making its way back to the customer shortly, we hope they are very pleased with it. It […]

Incorrectly Wired Plugs Could Potentially Kill! Check your Plugs!

On Monday I had a chap bring in his amplifier, he was having some trouble getting it working. Whenever we get any items in, we ALWAYS check the plugs to make sure they are wired correctly before we start doing any other work. We found that the plug was wired completely wrong with the neutral […]

Speaker Specification Guide Part 3 – RMS

RMS explained What is RMS? RMS is an abbreviation of the term “Root Mean Square”. When you purchase speakers they will come with a rating. Good quality speakers always come with an RMS rating, this is the the power capability of the speaker before distortion occurs. Beware of some cheaper speakers which say they are […]

Yamahaa 01X Digital Mixer & Bose Speakers repaired after having a smashing time..

This week It seems everything that comes in has been damaged through impact one way or another, the first thing to come in was a lovely Yamaha 01x digital mixer, as I’m a service centre for Yamaha I tend to get a lot of their items in. This one was a little different though as […]

Speaker Specification Guide Part 2 – The Basics

This is the first real section of our Speaker Specification Guide. Covering the main components of a speaker, and the general basics of how the speakers work. Within this guide when we refer to speakers we are generally referring to actual speakers as opposed to a cabinet of speakers, but the principles are the same.

Speaker Specification Guide Part 1 – Overview

Lets face it choosing the correct speakers for your set-up can be a real nightmare, there are many factors to take into consideration including Wattage and impedance.  Weather it be a small power hifi system, or a 3000watt PA system, the rules are the same. So to make this decision easier to understand there are […]