Meeting Topic: Localization in Sound Reinforcement Systems
Moderator Name: Gary Barclay
Speaker Name: Tim Bartoo of Harmonic Functions Sam Scanlan of Contact Distribution
Meeting Location: Tom Lee Music, 929 Granville Street, 3rd Floor, at the Tom Lee Music Hall, Vancouver, B.C.
AES Vancouver Section meeting at Tom Lee Music, 929 Granville Street, 3rd Floor, at the Tom Lee Music Hall, Vancouver, B.C.
December 7, 2011, 7:00 pm
Welcoming address and introductions by Gary Barclay.
Tim Bartoo of Harmonic Functions, accompanied by projected slides, presented "Localization in Sound Reinforcement Systems." Source-oriented reinforcement was described and demonstrated using a multi-channel discrete playback system. Multi-channel solutions were contrasted with stereo and the design and utilization of a delay matrix mixer was described and demonstrated. Large stage productions that have used source-oriented reinforcement were described.
Q&As were interspersed throughout and after the presentation.
Bartoo was assisted by Sam Scanlan of Contact Distribution.
Photos of the event were taken by Maria Ho.
Three members of the AES Executive Committee were present: Gary Barclay, Reno Schembri, and Maria Ho. Maria Ho assumed the duties of Treasurer in his absence and Gary Barclay those of Secretary, who was also absent.
Refreshments, purchased by Reno Schembri, were provided by AES — Vancouver Section.
Written By: Gary Barclay