AES Rome 2013
Training Session PT6
Tuesday, May 7, 13:30 — 15:30 (Sala Manzoni)
PT6 - Audio Design Workshop Live—Part 2Presenters:
Anthony Waldron, Audio EMC
Simon Wollard, Prism Sound
13:30 - 14:30 Audio Power Amplifiers; EMC Best Practice Revealed, Anthony Waldron, Audio EMC
The performance of analog and (now) digital audio systems is approaching an all time high—yet we still suffer bad bouts of noise, distortion, and interference on a regular basis. The physical reasons for poor audio performance is provided, along with practical solutions for designing audio amplifiers and systems to maximize signal integrity and be immune to noise and interference.
14:30 - 15:30 Audio System Analysis—Tips and Tricks to Verify Your Designs, Simon Wollard, Prism Sound
Active loudspeakers are becoming ever more complex in terms of their underlying architecture. The number of input interfaces has grown significantly in recent years; sophisticated signal processors have evolved to greatly enhance performance; amplifiers have grown more capable in terms of self-protection, output power and efficiency; transducers are ever-improving in terms of smoother response and lower distortion. This practical discussion will teach the audience how to take advantage of modern digital audio analysis techniques to provide far greater and more rapid insight into the performance of active loudspeakers than was previously possible with classical audio measurement techniques.