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

  • Specifications Discussion:
  • Exploring terms, methods & definitions of power ratings. - a big topic

Recent/Planned Activities

  • 2016 AES International Conference on Headphone Technology
  • 21-24/Aug/2016 - Aalborg, Denmark

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.

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

 Allan Phillips  Bob Zurek  David Clark 
 David Dage  Don Keele  Doug Button 
 Earl Geddes  Giles Davis  Jason Linse 
 Jim Stratman  John Busenitz  John Stewart 
 John Vanderkooy  Juha Backman  Mark Ziemba 
 Marshall Buck  Peter Mapp  Richard S Stroud 
 Richard Small  Robert Franks  Ryan Mihelich 
 Scott Orth  Simone Koo  Stanley Lipshitz 
 Steve Hutt  Tom Nousaine  Michael Howes 
 Kenneth Deetz  Alan Trevena  Timo Esser 
 Wolfgang Klippel  Erling Sandermann Olsen  Alex Voishvillo 
 Neil Harris  Edgar Kirk  Gottfried Schmid 
 Mark Dodd  Francesco Tordini  Roberto Magalotti 
 Tim Mellow  Brian Sterling  Aldoshima Irino 
 David Carlstrom  Laurie Fincham  Paul Barton 
 Peter Brown  Florian Konig  David Prince 
 Karl Kerstein  Roger Schwenke  Paul Apollonio 
 Michael Santucci  Brian Fligor  Rachel Cruz 
 Ken Kantor  Michael Turner  Philippe Herzog 
 J M Woodgate  Sean O'Brien  Christopher Struck 
 Mattia Cobianchi  Robert Klacza  Charles Hughes II 
 Pat Dennis  Ronald Sauro  Jesse Lippert 
 Wendy Mittelstadt  Geoff Hill  Hans van Maanen 
 Richard Little  Robert Baum  Colin Bigland 
 CheahHeng Tan  Patrick James Hegarty  Alexander Lindau, Dr. 
 Murilo Alvares 

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

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