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Using Microphone in Salaah

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Q: 1.Is it permissible for the Imam to lead salat with the microphone on?

2. Is it permissible to transmit the salat on the reciever/tranmitter to homes for the benifit of those at homes? Lectures and azan are transmitted, but iIam specifically asking about the permissibility of salat.

A. 1. It is permissible for the Imam to lead Salaah with the microphone on. The microphone should only be used when required, i.e. when the congregation is so big that the voice of the Imam cannot reach clearly without the aid of a microphone. (Fataawa Uthmaani V1 P555) 
2. Transmission of Salaah is also permissible via the receivers. However, it is not permissible to follow to the Imam in Salaah via the receiver when one is not in the Masjid. 
Allah Ta’aala knows best. 

Moulana Yusuf Laher
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