For an inexperienced audio tech, the sound board can be quite overwhelming. There are knobs and switches, sliders and lights. All of them seem to work together in some sort of harmonic miracle. Depending on the tech’s personality, he or she may play it safe and only adjust what they absolutely know to be benign. The new tech may also be a know-it-all and want to change everything, regardless of how the output was to start with. In either case, remember that you were new once as well. Take some time to teach what you know and your team will benefit.
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