Category Archives: Past Events and Meetings

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

Meeting Report

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” »

Meeting report: Feb 2017 Voice Intelligibility in Difficult Acoustic Environments

Meeting Report

What Did They Say?

Maintaining Voice Intelligibility in Difficult Acoustic Environments


On Monday February 27
th keen AES Melbourne members and guests travelled to the outer eastern suburbs to the Kilsyth South Baptist Church to see their installation of Quest amplifiers and speakers and to hear Quests’ Frank Andrewartha speak on the topic “Maintaining Voice Intelligibility in Difficult Acoustic Environments”

Frank presents

Frank Andrewartha presenting… Photo: Rod Staples

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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