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December 2022 Meeting Notice – Audio Loudness for New Delivery Platforms

Meeting Notice

The next online meeting of the AES Melbourne Section will be held on
Monday 12th December 2022 at 8:30pm – via Zoom. Note later time

Leading US broadcast technologist, and AES TD1008 Document Working Group Chair John Kean will present on the topic of:

AES Development and Promotion of Audio Loudness Techniques

for new audio delivery platforms

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Meeting Report: August 2022 – John Mulcahy; Room EQ Wizard (REW) software.

On Monday 8th August, the Melbourne Section of the AES held our regular bi-monthly meeting, which was preceded by our Annual General Meeting.

We welcomed about 60 members and guests via Zoom.

Following the AGM (see separate report at https://www.aesmelbourne.org.au/2022-agm/), Chairman Graeme Huon introduced John Mulcahy, the developer of the Room EQ Wizard (REW) software package.

John Mulcahy smiles
John presents via Zoom – Photo Rod Staples
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April 2022 Meeting Notice: Charlie Van Dongen – From loudspeakers to listeners – On-site Listening Session

We are finally meeting in person again!

The first in-person meeting of the AES Melbourne Section (in what seems like forever) will be held on
Monday 11th April 2022 at 7:30pm.

*Note – there will be NO live online element to this meeting.

Charlie Van Dongen, of Involve Audio will host us at his Mentone (Vic) manufacturing facility, revisiting his earlier presentation with a practical demonstration of:

From loudspeakers to listeners

the complete surround sound chain 
Part 2 – Listening

In the earlier session in February 2021 Charlie Van Dongen of Involve Audio, based in Melbourne, Australia described this end-to-end sound reproduction chain extending from the latest generation of loudspeaker transducers through amplifiers and render electronics that have been developed based on just how humans perceive sound.

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February 2022 Meeting Notice: Merlijn Van Veen – AES75 – AES standard for loudspeaker measurement

The next online meeting of the AES Melbourne Section will be on Monday 14th February 2022 at 7:30pm AEDT (UTC+11).

Merlijn Van Veen, Chair of the AES Standards Task Group SC-04-03-A and Senior Technical Support & Education Specialist at Meyer Sound will present on the topic of:

AES75: AES standard for acoustics  
Measuring loudspeaker maximum linear sound levels using noise

Merlijn will briefly explore the background and impetus for this project. The AES Standards procedure will be explained and demonstrated, including challenges faced by the SC-04-03-A Task Group and how the Group’s activities have inspired development within other standard bodies. The session will close with a description of the remaining development steps.

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