Category Archives: Past Events and Meetings

Meeting Report: December 2018 DSP Correction in Loudspeakers

Meeting Report – December 2018

Chairman Graeme Huon welcomed all to the meeting and introduced Steve Spurrier to present to us on the use of Digital Signal Processing in a range of Genelec monitoring loudspeakers, outlining Steve’s background and training in these specific Genelec models.

Steve Spurrier expounds on DSP in loudspeakers – photo Rod Staples

Steve started by highlighting the challenges of achieving monitoring loudspeaker accuracy in the crowded, acoustically challenged control rooms found in today’s diverse content creation environment.
He commented that modern monitoring loudspeakers from a range of manufacturers can be very accurate – to within +/- 2dB – when measured in an anechoic environment.

 

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Meeting Report: October 2018 Phil Georges Audio for Live TV Sport

Meeting Report – October 2018

Vice-Chairman Paolo Menolotto welcomed all to the meeting, and introduced Phil Georges to talk to us on his experiences and approach to audio mixing for major live television sporting events. Paolo outlined Phil’s pedigree in working with the major sporting codes and some of the biggest organizations in TV sport.

Phil started by outlining his start in the industry mixing live sound, and how he transitioned into television, ultimately into live sport. Continue reading “Meeting Report: October 2018 Phil Georges Audio for Live TV Sport” »

Meeting Report: August 2018 Commercial Radio Networking with SCASat

Meeting Report – August 2018

On Monday August 13th, following a short Section AGM, Dan Jackson Head of Audio Operations at the major commercial radio network Southern Cross Austereo, (SCA) gave the Melbourne Section a presentation on SCA’s groundbreaking national networking system, SCASat.

Dan Jackson describes SCASat at the August meeting – photo Rod Staples

 

 

 

 

 

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Meeting Report: June 2018 – Andy Stewart on Recording

Chairman Graeme Huon welcomed all to the meeting and introduced Andy Stewart, owner of The Mill studio in Gippsland to talk to us on his perspectives as a tracking, mixing and mastering engineer on the recording techniques, processes, and technologies over his more than 30 years in the business.

It was an evening sprinkled with anecdotes and opinions from his time in the studio, and as the editor of Audio Technology magazine for ten years, and more lately as a columnist for CX Magazine.

Andy Stewart talks recording to AES Melbourne

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Meeting Report: April 2018 Digital Audio Interfaces

Vice Chair Paolo Menolotto welcomed all to the meeting and before Steve Lincoln-Smith gave the main presentation on Digital Audio Interfaces, he introduced AES Member Alec Graham to give a brief introduction to the recent update to the ANSI/Infocomm Audio Coverage Uniformity (ACU) standard for the AV Industry. Continue reading “Meeting Report: April 2018 Digital Audio Interfaces” »