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House of Worship Technology Videos, Part 6

Sound Check and Setup Tips for Worship Groups

Here are all the steps required for a successful sound check.

Welcome to Part 6, the final installment in our series of videos about live sound in the House of Worship environment.


Before any dress rehearsal or live performance in your House of Worship comes the all-important sound check. In this video, Yamaha product manager John Schauer takes you through all the steps required, including checking physical connections as well as the importance of setting input and output gains at the mixer before creating a balance and adding effects. Also covered is grouping, the use of smartphones and tablets for remote control of the mix, and troubleshooting procedures to trace a signal if one is missing. There’s even a brief tutorial on correct gain staging — a critical part of creating a great mix. Follow these tips and all your soundchecks will be successful!

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