AES E-Library

AES E-Library

Sound Reinforcement in the Open Air

Document Thumbnail

[Feature] Increasing sophistication is evident in the methods that are used to construct and control the elements of array or cluster loudspeakers, and this is critical to enabling a more “designed” sound field, with control over the coverage of a large arena. Compared with the rather distant past when roadies often just put up a huge pile of loudspeakers and hoped for the best, today’s open-air live sound systems are calculated and designed to a much higher degree. Integral to that design is the idea that one might be able to control where low-frequency sound is directed, in order to avoid polluting the surrounding area too much.

Author:
JAES Volume 65 Issue 12 pp. 1051-1055; December 2017
Publication Date:
Permalink: http://www.aes.org/e-lib/browse.cfm?elib=19368

Click to purchase paper as a non-member or login as an AES member. If your company or school subscribes to the E-Library then switch to the institutional version. If you are not an AES member and would like to subscribe to the E-Library then Join the AES!

This paper costs $33 for non-members and is free for AES members and E-Library subscribers.

Learn more about the AES E-Library

E-Library Location:

Start a discussion about this feature!


AES - Audio Engineering Society