chapter  8
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Public Address Systems

Public address (PA) is a general term that refers to all types of amplified speaker systems, whether it’s a small system that has been permanently installed in a church or a system that has been installed for a day in a big venue for a fivepiece rock band. The original definition of PA system was a sound system used for making announcements. Now the term also is slang for a musical soundreinforcement system.