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AES Standards bring the industry's engineering teams together to facilitate new technologies, improve performance and ensure interoperability. AES3 (2-channel digital audio), AES10 (MADI), AES14 (analog XLR pin-out), AES67 (networked audio) — AES Standards have contributed to your operations, making your work more successful, improved your workflow, and saved your production, more times than you realize.

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Latest Publications

AES31-2 NEW AES56-2008 r2019, AES standard on acoustics - Sound source modeling - Loudspeaker polar radiation measurements
AES31-2 NEW AES31-2-2019, AES standard on network and file transfer of audio - File format for transferring digital audio data between systems of different type and manufacture
AES73id NEW AES73id-2019: AES information document for acoustics — Loudspeaker driver comparison chambers
AES72 NEW AES72-2019: AES standard on interconnections - Application of RJ45-type connectors and quad twisted pair cable for audio interconnections
AES56 Call for Comment on Reaffirmation of AES56
AES3 Updated and reaffirmed versions of AES3-1, AES3-2, AES3-3, AES3-4, AES10, AES11, and AES68
AES31 Updated and reaffirmed versions of AES31-3, AES54-1, AES54-2, and AES54-3
AES48 AES48-2019 Shields of connectors in audio equipment containing active circuitry
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