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Meyer Sound Workshops

Theatre Production

The deadline for this opportunity has passed.

System Design and Optimization Training: September 17 & 18, 2019
Low-Frequency Control: September 19, 2019

Application Deadline: September 11, 2019

System Design and Optimization Training Overview

This two-day course explores the relationship between the predictive perspective of the MAPP XT System Design Tool and actual sound system performance with the SIM 3 Audio Analyzer. The instructor will generate and compare data using both tools to help users better understand the correlation between the two.

Upon completion of the course, participants will have a clearer idea of how sound systems behave in both modelled and real space, and a more informed approach to accurately designing and optimizing systems using Meyer Sound solutions.

This course is eligible for 13 AVIXA Renewal Units for CTS, CTS-D and CTS-I certification levels.

Course modules for system design and optimization include:

Designing with MAPP XT, System Design: LEO Family Aim & Splay, main systems, fill systems, delay systems, relay systems, low frequency control theory and recipes, Galaxy & Compass applications, measurement analyzers, acoustics 101, acoustics 202, system verification with FFT, sub alignment with FFT, system optimization: EQ, delay, level, aim, splay, low-mid beam control, and subjective system voicing

Low-Frequency Control Workshop Overview

Fusing classroom theory with practical exercises, this one-day course addresses a range of considerations when working with subwoofers and the Meyer Sound LFC product line in particular. Topics include verification procedures, cardioid and array configurations, effective cancellation techniques, main-to-LF scaling and alignment, and approaches to combining different subwoofers within a single system.

Course modules for low-frequency control include:

Subwoofer fundamentals, verification, cardioid configurations: In-line gradient, cardioid configurations: In-line End-Fire, cardioid configurations: inverted stack gradient, auto-efficiency, mind the gap, symmetrical arrays vs asymmetrical arrays, horizontal arrays, Meyer Sound LFC Settings, VLFC, main-to-LF configurations, power scaling: main-to-LF ratios, main-to-LF alignment, subwoofer combinations, Delay Subwoofers

Who Should Register?

These workshops are ideal for, but not limited to, live sound engineers, system techs, venue staff, show technicians, students studying entertainment technologies, and interested musicians.

Applicants may register for one or both workshops during the applications process. Spaces in the workshops are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Fees & Financial Assistance

  • Meyer Sound Workshops Fee-Only: $225 +GST
  • Meyer Sound Workshops Package with Private Accommodation: $659.45 +GST
  • Meyer Sound Workshops Package with Shared Accommodation: $538.45  +GST
  • Banff Centre Application Fee: $35

A non-refundable deposit of $100 towards the workshops fee will be charged upon registration. Arrival and departure dates are flexible and accommodation choices are subject to availability.

For more information and to register online, visit banffcentre.ca.

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