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We just went down this road with my tribute act. Doing up the entire band with wireless IEMs was going to be well beyond our meager means. So I've got a "budget IEM" setup that tries to capture the spirit of the idea without breaking the bank. Let me go over my setup. We're use our own Behringer console just for doing our monitor mix. It's a Eurodesk ...
Rafael, I don't know the cheapest ones, but I can tell what they compromise relative to the high end product: Spectrum availability - high end products have more frequency bands available Transmitter output circuitry - high end units have better (and sometimes stronger) output circuitry that introduces less spurious noise into adjacent frequency bands, ...
2 monitors for 9 people doesn't sound like very many. Ideally get 1 monitor each and get them as close as possible unless they are standing very close together, e.g. 2 backing singers. Make sure they are pointing in the right direction. You don't need to give each monitor it's own separate mix if you don't have enough AUXes on the desk.
IEMs need not cost very much if you are on a budget. I mix sound in a church and when we had a strings section in a large carol concert, they were struggling to hear the lead, but if we turned up their monitors we quickly had issues with isolation and even feedback. So I got the FM transmitter I use for listening to MP3s in my car, and asked if anyone in the ...
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