Journal Forum

Synthetic Reverberator - January 1960

Sound Board: High-Resolution Audio - October 2015

Synchronized Swept-Sine: Theory, Application, and Implementation - October 2015

Access Journal Forum

AES E-Library

A Sound System for Amphibious Assault Training

Document Thumbnail

The sound system located in Ellis Hall at the Marine Corps Education Center at Quantico, Va., is employed in teaching amphibious assault tactics to Marine Corps officers. To provide adequate amplification of instructor's voices from anywhere on the 50- by 70-ft terrain model, a system of eight shot-gun microphones is mounted 12 ft above the model. Peak limiter amplifiers control overloading from miniature explosions triggered in the terrain model. Close talking microphones pick up audience questions. A 24-input 4-output audio control console is used to control the voice sound reinforcement system with a dual-channel high-intensity combat-sound reproduction system. Dual three-speed tape recorders provide recording of speech, sound-effect reproduction, and tape duplication. A back-up system of electronics provides for increased reliability with a rapid changeover control system.

JAES Volume 19 Issue 6 pp. 503-508; June 1971
Publication Date:

Click to purchase paper 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 $20 for non-members, $5 for AES members and is free for E-Library subscribers.

Learn more about the AES E-Library

E-Library Location:

Start a discussion about this paper!

Facebook   Twitter   LinkedIn   Google+   YouTube   RSS News Feeds  
AES - Audio Engineering Society