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If you're running balanced line to the amp you can put it where you want. If not, you need it near the mixer. There's really no other consideration unless it's noisily fan-driven or you need a specific place it can get good airflow.


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I'll echo what Tetsujin said with a bit more detail. At the end of the day, 40 ft, by 100ft is not a big space, when it comes to PA systems. The big thing you are looking for with any run in this length is simply to avoid picking up noise. Sending a low power signal through any length of wire, unbalanced, will result in significant noise being picked up, ...


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In this kind of situations it used to be common to run what was called a 100V system. The idea was to send a high voltage / low amperes on the wire and then have a transformer in the speaker to change it to the low voltage (well comparibly) / high amperages going into the speaker elements. The amp could then be hundreds of meters away from the speakers. You ...


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