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Welcome to the AES Melbourne Section site. Here you will find information about the section, useful audio-related articles and links and information about past and forthcoming meetings.

The aim is to provide useful information for students and professional audio practitioners alike.

We also have an announcements group and an audio discussion group on Google Groups which can be accessed via the web or email. You can sign in with any Google Account and request membership.

Then there’s the Facebook page.
>   …..  and the Twitter feed for those who like their Section news and info in 140 characters or less.

Contact the Section here.

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Meeting Notice: April 2018 Digital Audio Interfaces

Meeting Notice

The next meeting of the AES Melbourne Section will be on Monday 9th April at 7:30pm.

Steve Lincoln-Smith, MD of Innovative Music Australia, will present on

Format Wars in 2018 with Digital Audio Interfaces

Steve will be discussing the merits of USB, Firewire and the growth of the IP Ethernet-based systems. He will provide some practical examples using a selection of Focusrite and RME Audio Interfaces and associated software running during the evening.
This will be a chance to get a look into the present and the future of conversion and transport of audio on modern digital platforms.
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Acoustic/Audio Measurement Webinar

One of our AES members has forwarded details to me of a series of audio webinars, which are currently running

They are being presented by Head Acoustics, and cover a range of audio/acoustic testing processes.
I present their link here FYI, without endorsing it in any way.

As far as I can see they are at no charge, only requiring you give them an email address and other trivial information.
Hmmm I wonder if the email address headspam@gmail.com is taken yet…

April 2018 Meeting


The next AES Melbourne Section meeting will tentatively be on Mon April 9th.

The topic is professional USB audio interfaces

We will have a speaker/speakers from Innovative Music Aust
– distributors of RME and Focusrite products.

Further details will be posted here as soon as they are available.

Meeting Report: Feb 2018 MCEC Tour

On Monday February 12th, eighteen members and guests of the AES Melbourne Section visited the Melbourne Convention Centre where Infrastructure and Equipment Manager Michael Walker gave us a tour of the complex.

Greeting us at the Convention Centre foyer, Michael gave us a short rundown of the history of the Centre, and an overview of the areas we would be visiting tonight.
We then moved on to the Master Control Room, where Michael gave us a run-through of the operation of this room in overseeing all technical operations.

Michael Walker describing the Master Control operation – photo Rod Staples

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Meeting Notice: Feb 2018 MCEC Tour

Meeting Notice

The next meeting of the AES Melbourne Section will be on Monday 12th February.

It will be a tour of

The Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

Hosted by Michael Walker, Infrastructure and Equipment Manager, MCEC.

The Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre is a world class venue, with a range of spaces suited to conferences and exhibitions of all sizes.

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