Choosing your first PA system
07 Mar 2020 - by Graham
So you are thinking of buying a PA system, but the problem is that you have no idea where to begin. You have looked through a few websites and have seen a bewildering range of systems that are in your budget, but you have no idea which one to go for in amongst all the talk of watts and active vs passive. Your mate swears by the XT4-37B system but you can only find the XT4-37A, and the reviews on everything else are confusing as no-one seems to agree on anything. So how do you make sense of all this and pick something that works for you? Any PA system is likely to be a significant financial investment, so choosing your first one can be a difficult decision, especially with all the conflicting advice given by companies and individuals trying to guide you towards their preferred solution. So [read more...]
Welcome to The Lacuna Works!
06 Mar 2020 - by Graham
If you have stumbled into this blog the maybe you came here looking for sound systems for an event, or you have something electronic that needs repairing. Or maybe you came here looking for stuff to do with film making or photography (more about that later) and are wondering where that has all gone. Whatever brought you here, welcome! And if you were wondering where the name "The Lacuna Works" came from, then... The name dates back to a time when we were thinking of opening a studio and we were wondering what to call it. We were going through names for spaces and rooms and theatres and stages we decided that the most important thing about it was that it was a "space". It was an empty space that could be made to do anything, and so since "lacuna" means space or void we combined it with [read more...]