AES Technical Committee

Loudspeakers and Headphones

Chair:    Steve Hutt      Send Email
Vice Chair:    Juha Backman      Send Email

TCLH - Mission:

The committee works to ensure that the AES membership has the opportunity to learn of relevent new transducer technology as it develops, with an emphasis on sound field generation from loudspeakers and headphones.

Resources & Events

The TC on Loudspeakers and Headphones helps to maintain a Topic Website on Loudspeakers and Headphones.

Areas of Concentration

  • Transducer Design
  • Electronic Processing Techniques
  • Distortion Analysis
  • Measurement Techniques
  • Specifications
  • Digital speakers

Current Areas Of Work

  • standards,
  • workshops,

Recent/Planned Activities

  • AES 147th New York 16-19/October/2019
  • TCLH Meeting: schedule TBA.
  • Chair: Steve Hutt
  • Vice-Chair: Juha Backman
  • Preliminary Agenda:
  • Mission Statement.
  • Introduction.
  • Trends: - Comments welcome:
  • Standards:
  • Discussion of pertinent standards.
  • New Topics:
  • Attendees are encouraged to raise new topics for discussion.

Meeting Report:

These documents do not necessarily express the official position of the AES on the issues discussed at these meetings, and only represent the views of committee members participating in the discussion. Any unauthorized use of these publications is prohibited. Authorization must be obtained from the Executive Director of the AES: Email, Tel: +1 212 661 8528, Address: 551 Fifth Ave., Suite 1225, New York, New York 10176, USA.

2018-11-6     TC-LH 144th Meeting Report
Description: TC-LH Meeting Report, 144th Milan

2018-11-5     TC-LH 145th Meeting Notes
Description: TC-LH Meeting Report, 145th New York

2017-10-24     TCLH_AES143_MeetingReport
Description: TC Loudspeakers & Headphones meeting report from 143rd convention, New York.

2017-6-9     TCLH_AES142_MeetingReport
Description: TCLH Meeting Report, 142nd Berlin

2016-10-31     TCLH 141 Meeting Report
Description: Meeting notes for TCLH 141st 30/Sep/16 Los Angeles

2016-9-12     TC-LH 140th Meeting Notes.
Description: Meeting notes from the TCLH meeting 5/June16 - Paris

2015-11-2     AES 139th TCLH Meeting Notes
Description: TC Loudspeakers & Headphones Meeting notes from the 139th, New York, 31 October 2015.

2015-6-10     TC-LH 138th Meeting Report
Description: TC Loudspeakers & Headphones Meeting notes from the 138th, Warsaw, May 2015

2013-5-7     AES 133 TCLH San Francisco minutes
Description: Meeting minutes from the Technical Committee meeting on Loudspeakers and Headphones, Held in San Francisco on October 28, 2012.


2013-5-13     AES Tutorial Diagnostics on irregular loudspeaker defects
Description: AES Tutorial Diagnostics on irregular loudspeaker defects, WOLFGANG KLIPPEL, Rome 2013

Committee Members

 Angelo Farina  Bob Zurek  David Dage 
 Don Keele  Doug Button  Earl Geddes 
 Giles Davis  Jason Linse  Jim Stratman 
 Richard Small  Ronald Ajemian  Marshall Buck 
 Stanley Lipshitz  Peter Mapp  John Vanderkooy 
 Mark Ziemba  Sean Olive  Juha Backman 
 Steve Hutt  Scott Orth  John Busenitz 
 Simone Koo  Ryan Mihelich  Michael Howes 
 Robert Franks  Richard S Stroud  Kenneth Deetz 
 J M Woodgate  Laurie Fincham  Philippe Herzog 
 Christopher Struck  Erling Sandermann Olsen  David Carlstrom 
 Mark Dodd  Thomas Gmeiner  Todd Welti 
 Peter Brown  David Prince  Paul Barton 
 Alex Voishvillo  Aldoshima Irino  Neil Harris 
 Stephen Thompson  Wolfgang Klippel  Roberto Magalotti 
 Brian Sterling  Timo Esser  Tim Mellow 
 Rachel Cruz  Roger Schwenke  Juergen Peissig 
 Alan Trevena  Mattia Cobianchi  Michael Turner 
 Paul Apollonio  Karl Kerstein  Michael Santucci 
 Stefan Irrgang  Francesco Tordini  Sean O'Brien 
 Edgar Kirk  Brian Fligor  Gottfried Schmid 
 John Dawson  Arndt Klingelnberg  Alan Phillips 
 Hans van Maanen  Robert Baum  M. Andrew Lewis 
 David Murphy  Paul Peace  Steve Temme 
 Ronald Sauro  Charles Hughes II  Peter John Chapman 
 Oleg Bogdanov  Igor Levitsky  Richard Little 
 Geoff Hill  Per Sjosten  Tim Gladwyn 
 Richard Pyatt  Patrick Flanagan  Patrick James Hegarty 
 Pat Dennis  CheahHeng Tan  Marcin Kalinowski 
 Pietro Massini  Alexander Lindau, Dr.  Jack Oclee-Brown 
 Michael Hedges  Jesse Lippert  Gabe Slotnick 
 Hessam Alavi  Colin Bigland  Renato Yamane 
 Cedrik Bacon  Murilo Alvares  Balazs Kakonyi 
 Rich Sulin  Guenther Weber  Kommer Kleijn 
 Omid Khonsaripour  Thilo Stompler  Lakshmikanth Tipparaju 
 Francesco Baccelli  Viktor Dobos  Christian Lopez 
 Stefan Dorr  Matteo Nucci  Manuel Perucci 
 Mikus Salgravis  Christopher Wells  Matthew Robinson 

To request membership in this Technical Committee please email the Chair by using the link above.

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