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Zone Output

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Definition: Zone output refers to the functionality on some DJ mixers and audio equipment that allows for the division of sound output into distinct zones. This means different audio signals can be sent to different areas, or “zones,” in a venue. This feature is particularly useful in larger venues or multi-room events where different music or sound levels might be needed in different areas.

What is Zone Output?

A zone output is a type of audio output that is used to provide sound to multiple areas or zones within a building or venue. It is commonly found in commercial audio systems, such as those used in restaurants, hotels, and shopping malls.

The purpose of a zone output is to allow different audio sources to be played in different areas of the building simultaneously. For example, a restaurant may have one audio source playing in the dining area, and another source playing in the bar area. The zone output allows these sources to be independently controlled and adjusted to suit the needs of each area.

Zone outputs typically require a separate amplifier and speaker system for each zone. This allows the volume level and overall sound quality to be customized for each area. Some zone outputs also offer additional features, such as the ability to play different types of audio formats or to control the output via a remote control or mobile device.

Overall, the zone output is an essential component of many commercial audio systems. It allows businesses to create a more immersive and customized environment for their customers, and provides a flexible solution for managing different audio sources across multiple areas.

Related Terms: DJ Mixer, Audio Signal, Sound System

Usage or Example Sentence: “Using the mixer’s zone output feature, the DJ was able to send a quieter version of the music to the lounge area while keeping the dance floor pumping with louder music.

Cross References: DJ Mixer, Audio Signal, Sound System

Translated terms: French: Sortie de zone, Spanish: Salida de zona, German: Zonen-Ausgang

Sources or references: Rane DJ Mixers

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