AES Technical Committee

Loudspeakers and Headphones

TC-LH - Mission:

The committee works to ensure that the AES membership has the opportunity to learn of relevant 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 151st AES Fall Show Oct/2021

More Info:

TC-LH Meeting (151st Fall Show:)

Thursday 14/Oct/21 11:00AM EDT Online

Contact the chair for online invitation.

Chair: Steve Hutt

Vice-Chair: Juha Backman

Preliminary Agenda:

Mission Statement.


Trends: - Comments welcome:


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.

2021-6-3     TC-LH 150th Meeting Report
Description: TC Loudspeakers & Headphones Meeting notes from the 150th, Online, (Amsterdam), June 2021

2020-11-5     TC-LH 149th Meeting Report
Description: TC Loudspeakers & Headphones Meeting notes from the 149th, Online, (New York), October 2020

2020-7-2     TC-LH 148th Meeting Report
Description: TC-LH Meeting Report, 148th Vienna - On Line

2020-6-11     TC-LH 147th Meeting Report
Description: TC Loudspeakers & Headphones Meeting Report from the 147th New York

2020-6-11     TC-LH 146th Meeting Report
Description: TC Loudspeakers & Headphones Meeting notes from the 146th Dublin

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  Don Keele 
 Doug Button  Earl Geddes  Giles Davis 
 Jason Linse  John Busenitz  Ronald Ajemian 
 Marshall Buck  Stanley Lipshitz  Peter Mapp 
 John Vanderkooy  Mark Ziemba  Sean Olive 
 Erling Sandermann Olsen  Juha Backman  Steve Hutt 
 Scott Orth  Alex Voishvillo  Wolfgang Klippel 
 Timo Esser  Richard S Stroud  Kenneth Deetz 
 J M Woodgate  Laurie Fincham  John Dawson 
 Christopher Struck  Hans van Maanen  Robert Baum 
 David Carlstrom  Mark Dodd  David Murphy 
 Thomas Gmeiner  Todd Welti  David Prince 
 Paul Barton  Aldoshina Irina  Neil Harris 
 Charlie Hughes  Stephen Thompson  Richard Little 
 Roberto Magalotti  Geoff Hill  Brian Sterling 
 Tim Mellow  Roger Schwenke  Juergen Peissig 
 Mattia Cobianchi  Michael Turner  Michael Santucci 
 Pat Dennis  CheahHeng Tan  Stefan Irrgang 
 Sean O'Brien  Gottfried Schmid  Arndt Klingelnberg 
 Alan Phillips  M. Andrew Lewis  Steve Temme 
 Oleg Bogdanov  Igor Levitsky  Per Sjosten 
 Tim Gladwyn  Patrick Flanagan  Patrick James Hegarty 
 Jonny Jensen  Pietro Massini  Jack Oclee-Brown 
 Michael Hedges  Gabe Slotnick  Hessam Alavi 
 Renato Yamane  Cedrik Bacon  Tommaso Nizzoli 
 Balazs Kakonyi  Rich Sulin  Kommer Kleijn 
 Omid Khonsaripour  Lakshmikanth Tipparaju  Francesco Baccelli 
 Christian Lopez  Stefan Dorr  Matteo Nucci 
 Manuel Perucci  Greg White  Matthew Robinson 
 Steve Kollander  Dohyeon Son 

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

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