Sound System Design 2 (for Small Groups)

By: Owen T. Heisler
Updated: 2017-03-14
Published: 2016-03-08


  • Small and portable amplifier with integrated speaker

  • At least 3 microphones, and at least 2 of those wireless

  • Cell phone interface for conference calls

  • Microphones with tailored frequency response for speech

  • Including accessories, eg. microphone stand and extension cords

The system

A picture of the back of the sound system with some accessories displayed

System With Accessories (Excluding Stand/Gooseneck/Clip)

The following parts make up the main unit:

  • TOA WA-1822 meeting amplifier

  • 2 WTU-4800 A01 tuners installed in the bottom left/right corners

These accessories are also necessary:

  • 2 WM-4220 A01 handheld microphones (or consider WM-4300 and WM-5320 lavalier)

  • Sennheiser e835 wired microphone

  • 1.5 ft XLR female to 1/4inch TRS/stereo cable: Monoprice 4767

  • 1.5 ft XLR male to 1/4 TS/mono cable: Markertek SC1.5XS

  • JK Audio BlueDriver-F3

  • 25 ft XLR microphone cable

  • microphone stand

  • Atlas Sound GN-13E 13 inch flexible microphone gooseneck

  • On-Stage Stands MY200 universal microphone clip

  • power cable

  • 15 ft extension cord


  • It would be better to replace the BlueDriver-F3 with a direct audio input. For more information, see Speech Reinforcement.