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Omni Sound System - Procedure to setup basic sound system
- Get the key to the storage lockup, on the left side of stage when facing the stage.
- Remove the TOA amp/powered mixer, it is heavy so you may want to use a cart.
- Set it on the table outside the storage unit or leave it on the cart, move it to the stage front near the speakers.
- Make sure the unit is off.
- Plug in the unit.
- Connect the speaker plugs to the back of the unit. Use either port on the speakers. Speakers are usually on the stage. Speaker wires are in the storage lockup.
- Make sure that all of the white knobs and the Master are turned down/ fully counter clockwise.
- Turn the unit on, power switch on the back of the unit.
- If using microphones connect them to inputs 2 or 3.
- After connecting a microphone adjust the appropriate Trim knob (top row of white knobs) clockwise slowly unit the red indicator light comes on (just above the knob), then turn the knob back just a little.
- Adjust the appropriate input level knob (bottom row of knobs) clockwise about half way up.
- Adjust the master control knob (lower middle with white tape "Master" written on it, clockwise about half way.
- Turn microphone on and check sound level and adjust the trim and master as necessary. For voices bring low EQ down more than high EQ.
To connect music from iPad, or music source
- Follow all of the instructions above to set up the sound system.
- Connect the device to Aux in.
- Adjust the sound level by rotating the Aux In PGM knob (center of board, white tape "DJ") clockwise to desired level. Make sure to have the volume on the device all the way up.
- Make sure the Aux to PGM channel and/or the Master is turned down before removing any device (microphone, phone, computer, pad)
- Turn all levels off before unplugging the mixer.
- Put speaker wires back into locked storage space.
- Move mixer into locked storage and lock the space when done.