If you are looking for high quality PA equipment, either as component parts or complete systems at realistic prices then look no further than Pro Audio Systems. We’re based in Bradford so do a great deal of work within our local area including Leeds, Wakefield, Huddersfield, Dewsbury, Halifax, Rochdale, Manchester and Liverpool but all our departments work both nationally and internationally.
We stock a wide range of public address equipment from dozens of trusted brands such as Meyer Sound, RCF, Electro Voice, Tannoy, Sennheiser and Yamaha to name a few - click HERE for a full listing of our partners, all of whom have been carefully chosen to enable us to deliver an almost limitless range of options to suit every application and budget.
Where it all began...
The origins of what we now know as PA systems lie with the Magnavox company of Napa, California, using components invented and developed by founders Edwin Jensen and Peter Pridham. Using a carbon microphone and a loudspeaker, they produced a sound that could be heard up to a mile away (and simultaneously invented ‘feedback’!). This technology was then used for the first time in a public place in San Francisco City Hall in 1915.
What is a PA system and why would I need one?
PA systems normally have a simple objective: they provide a means of delivering audible communications in situations where this cannot be achieved without such a system, because of numbers of people and / or the topography of the location. Public address systems at their most basic comprise a microphone, an amplifier and a loudspeaker - once properly connected and in sufficient numbers they can project sound such that it can be heard by everyone present, whether in a pub, a village hall, a church, a theatre, an airport, a railway station, an arena, a sports stadium or indeed pretty much anywhere that electricity can be provided - some systems are even battery-powered.
PA systems in Leeds & Bradford
You probably hear a PA system in action several times a week without even being aware of it. For many systems that is the objective, and using modern equipment it’s now possible to deliver intelligible audio throughout large areas whilst keeping the equipment very discreet.
Local railway and bus stations, shopping centres, theatres and universities such as Bradford Interchange and Leeds Station, White Rose shopping centre, the Alhambra Theatre and Leeds Met University all use PA systems to deliver audible messages appropriate to their own needs. Perhaps the most widely-recognised use of PA systems is for live music events such as one might find at Bradford’s St Georges Hall.
Pro Audio Systems supply not only PA equipment but essential advice and after-sales support for all our clients. For further information about us and what we can do for you, contact us on 0845 166 752 or fill in an enquiry form
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