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Old 08-21-10, 11:11 PM   #1
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I'm looking for a good quality, portable PA system that would be ideal for school & library shows. This will be my very first sound system, so I really need something that's easy to use & set-up. Any suggestions?
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Old 08-25-10, 07:47 AM   #2
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if you have electrical connection - i'd say the Fender passport 150 or 240W amps are tried and tested
If you dont have electrical then a Crate taxi/limo battery powered amps are also good
Theres also a few new products around
http://www.djtechpro.com/product.asp?category_id=46
http://www.portablepa.co.uk/?gclid=C...FdH42Aodsl-LcA
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say the Fender passport 150 or 240W amps are tried and tested
More like tired and bested.
The Crate's are good but for a few hundred more you can get an Anchor. My Fav.

http://www.anchoraudio.com/product.c...SORYF=EXPLORER
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I've been very happy with my Limo. Only drawback is the size/weight.
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Old 08-25-10, 09:10 PM   #5
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I'm really looking for something small, lightweight, & portable. I just plan on doing school & library shows with it. Probably no more than 100 people at a time, so I don't think I need a very big system. I also need it to be VERY easy to use. I've never owned a pa system before, and am definitely not a "tech" kind of guy by any means. I've been doing alot of research online, but I haven't actually gone out & looked at any in person. I'm guessing a music store would probably be the best place for me to go and get some hands on experience with one. Any other suggestions?
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I know exactly what you need

http://www.mipro.com.tw/link/2_2_ma202.htm

Check that out, its brand new, extremely well done, and has a great sound quality !
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I agree on the Mipro for your library and school needs.

Built in microphone, easy to use.

Very light and portable.

Definitely able to handle your smaller crowds
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Old 09-02-10, 10:15 PM   #8
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Does anyone have any knowledge of the Nady WA-120 portable system? Came across this and it seems to be just what I'm looking for (and I really like the price too!). Are these good quality systems, or a waste of money & a piece of junk?

http://tinyurl.com/26aypse
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that mipro link says it is coming soon, you can get an anchor version of the system that also has a built in mic and is available now.

http://www.anchoraudio.com/product.c...SSORYF=MEGAVOX
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GMC100 160 watts RMS ?
I find that very hard to believe.

Nady, Samson, and Fender, Behringer, Roland, all have new portable systems on offer and they are all well established reputable audio manufacturers.
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