SETUP GUIDE

Call time 8 am on the sidewalk

STAGE 1: UNLOADING

Standby for the van to come, then unload these items to either the STAGE or CONTROL ROOM:

 

  • (1) HANDTRUCK/DOLLY (Optimus Prime) to transport speakers & rack

    • ​Place These things on Optimus:
      • (2) SPEAKERS place on OPTIMUS 

      • (1) RACK BOX (HOUDINI) place on OPTIMUS

      • (1) TECH BOOTH BIN

      • (1) APACHE CASE

  • (1) HUSKY CASE - this has wheels

  • (1) SPEAKER STAND BAG

  • (2) VOCAL MIC BOOM STAND (Weight Base)

  • (1) CAJON MIC BOOM STAND (Tripod Base)

  • (4) STRAIGHT STANDS (Weight Base)

 

Once everything is inside, you're ready for stage 2

 

STAGE 2: STAGE SETUP

Divide and conquer. 2 team members pick a color and focus on those tasks. 

  • Open HUSKY CASE and lay out EVERYTHING onto the steps to see when you're working with

SPEAKERS

  • Remove SPEAKER STANDS from the bag, set up,

  • Use the CRANK to raise each SPEAKER STAND slightly so the CRANK has clearance after mounting the SPEAKER

  • Mount SPEAKERS. But do not raise them yet.

  • Set the volume dials for MAIN & CHANNEL 1 to the 4 O'clock position pointing to the SECOND-TO-LAST DOT
  • Connect IEC CABLE (10A & 10B) from each SPEAKER to OUTLET ON STEPS
  • Place these cases into the HUSKY CASE
    • SPEAKER STAND CASE​
    • (2) MAIN SPEAKER CASES
  • Use the CRANK to raise SPEAKER STANDS until the stand is showing 11 NOTCH HOLES

CHARGING

  • Open APACHE CASE and take out iPADS & iPAD CHARGER

    • ​Plug in anywhere and start charging all the iPADS
  • Find the BATTERY CHARGER and AA BATTERIES and start charging them as well​

STANDS

  • Set up and position on STAGE:

    • (2) MIC BOOM STANDS (Weighted Base)

    • (1) GUITAR STAND 

    • (1) Percussion MIC BOOM STAND (Tripod Base)

MONITORS

  • Place MONITORS on their matching STRAIGHT STAND (each monitor is labeled under the handle, and stands are labeld on the stand)

  • Connect IEC CABLE to each MONITOR 

  • Position all MONITORS + STANDS at their labeled locations
    • ​(1) CONTROL ROOM
    • (1) NURSING MOTHER'S ROOM
    • (2) STAGE
  • Connect XLR CABLE from MONITOR to output "C" on SNAKE

BACK LED BAR LIGHTS

  • Take 50ft EXTENSION CABLE (this powers the 3 LED BAR LIGHTS at the back of the room)

    • Plug into the WALL SOCKET in front of the mounted chairs and run along the wall toward the MEN'S RESTROOM. Plug into the other EXTENSION CABLE that's coming from the LED BAR LIGHT above the men's restroom

    • The 3 LED BAR LIGHTS should now be on

 

XLR CABLE RUNS

  • Acquire the orange 15FT, 25FT & black 50FT XLR REEL​S

    • 50FT​

      • MIXER AUX OUT to NURSING MOTHERS MONITOR 

      • RIGHT MAIN SPEAKER (Channel 1) in MIXER MAIN OUTPUT R 

    • 25FT​

      • MIXER AUX OUT to CONTROL ROOM MONITOR

      • LEFT MAIN SPEAKER (Channel 1) into MIXER MAIN OUTPUT L

      • MIXER (Aux out) to STAGE MONITOR 1

      • MIXER (Aux out) to STAGE MONITOR 2

    • 15FT

      • SNAKE HEAD CH.1 to MALE VOCAL MIC​

      • SNAKE HEAD CH.2 to FEMALE VOCAL MIC

      • SNAKE HEAD CH. 4 to SILVER DI

      • MIXER CH 11 to CAJON MIC

      • MIXER CH 12 to BOOM STAND PERCUSSION MIC

BIG HOUDINI & MEDIUM HOUDINI

  • HOUDINI has a big brother that we're going to start using. He is located on the left side of the stage behind the curtain. We currently have the MIXER and a small SNAKE in the BIG HOUDINI. So this Sunday we'll be using both rack units.

    • Place HOUDINI on the STAGE to the right of the BIG HOUDINI.

    • Open BIG HOUDINI & MEDIUM HOUDINI

    • Place POWER CONDITIONER to the right of MEDIUM HOUDINI and plug into wall.

    • In the back of MEDIUM HOUDINI, pull out the POWER CABLE of the SURGE PROTECTOR and plug into POWER CONDITIONER. Use a short EXTENSION CABLE if necessary

    • Plug in BIG HOUDINI's SURGE PROTECTOR into the POWER CONDITIONER. Use a short EXTENSION CABLE if necessary

    • SNAKE

    • Pull out the SNAKE inside BIG HOUDINI. Each of the MALE XLRs are labeled from 1 to 6. Plug them into the Same Numer Channel on the MIXER. Ignore the 2 1/4" cables.

    • Position the SNAKE HEAD (the end that's a box with XLR inputs) Near the front of the STAGE between the 2 singers MIC STANDS

MIC CASE

  • Open the MIC CASE and place these items

  • MALE VOCAL MIC (SM58) on MALE VOCAL BOOM STAND​

  • FEMALE VOCAL MIC (Beta58a) on FEMALE VOCAL BOOM STAND

  • SILVER DIGUITAR TUNERSHORT BLACK 1/4" GUITAR CABLE & LONG RED 1/4" GUITAR CABLE

  • Place these 4 items on floor near MALE VOCAL BOOM STAND