Category Archives: Past Events and Meetings

Meeting Report: Nov 2017 Peter Larsen LOUDSOFT

November 2017 Meeting Report

FINE Speaker Test & Design

On Monday November 13th Peter Larsen, President and founder of loudspeaker design and testing software company LOUDSOFT presented to the AES Melbourne Section on the topic “Loudspeaker Design & Test Methods”

Peter started by summarizing his career to date starting with his working for several Scandinavian loudspeaker companies, and JBL in the US, culminating in the founding of LOUDSOFT in 2001. Continue reading “Meeting Report: Nov 2017 Peter Larsen LOUDSOFT” »

Meeting Report: October 2017 MCEC DSP Audio Upgrade

Meeting Report

DSP Audio Upgrade at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

On Monday October 9th Matt Edgcumbe, National Operations Manager of Rutledge AV, and Michael Walker, Equipment and Infrastructure Manager of MCEC, gave us a presentation on the work that Rutledge and the MCEC staff have been doing over the past few years on upgrading the audio infrastructure in the complex.

Michael Walker and Matt Edgcumbe present to AES Melbourne – Photo Rod Staples.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Meeting Report: August 2017 Speaker Design using Parametric Acoustic Modelling

Meeting Report

Speaker Design using Parametric Acoustic Modelling

Presented by Graeme Huon (HUONLABS)
Based on work by Graeme Huon and Greg Cambrell

On Monday August 14th the Section held its Annual General Meeting (details here) at the SAE Institute Lecture Theatre in South Melbourne.

The AGM was followed by a presentation by Graeme Huon (HUONLABS) on “Speaker Design using Parametric Acoustic Modelling” in which Graeme described a unique method he developed for speaker design using Spice modelling. Continue reading “Meeting Report: August 2017 Speaker Design using Parametric Acoustic Modelling” »

Meeting Report: June 2017 Wireless Mics – Current Technologies

Meeting Report

Wireless Microphones – Current Technologies and Where To From Here

On Monday June 6th AES Melbourne members and gathered in the SAE Institute Lecture Theatre to hear James Waldron and Jason Grbevski of Sennheiser Australia to speak on the topic “Wireless Microphones – and Where to From Here?”

James Waldron started with a brief overview of Sennheiser’s history and current operations, as well as the history of wireless microphones. Continue reading “Meeting Report: June 2017 Wireless Mics – Current Technologies” »

Meeting Report: April 2017 Sound Delivery… against the odds

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Sound delivery against the odds – the technical challenge

On Monday Feb 27th AES Melbourne members and gathered in the SAE Institute Lecture Theatre to hear Quests’ Frank Andrewartha speak on the topic “Sound delivery against the odds – the technical challenge

Frank started out by describing the mechanics of the human hearing “circuit”. Then he played a video which demonstrated the hearing process through detailed animations. Continue reading “Meeting Report: April 2017 Sound Delivery… against the odds” »