Buying a PA – Do WATTS Matter?

David Hilderman reveals what matters most when you’re choosing PA speakers for a small or medium sized venue.

There’s a lot of advertizing hype about speakers – especially in relation to “watts” – but what are the specs that really matter?

David Hilderman, Chief Operating Officer at TC-Helicon, explains what may work best for singers & musicians in small and mid-sized venues.

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Dave Hilderman Bio

David Hilderman is the Chief Operating Officer of TC-Helicon Vocal Technologies in Victoria, BC Canada where he lives with his wife and two teenage children. He is engaged in hardware design, strategic planning and product development. Visit TC-Helicon


  • keith

    very cool info….always wondered about this stuff, thanks!