AES Technical Committee

Loudspeakers and Headphones

Chair:    Juha Backman      Send Email

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  Ronald Ajemian  Marshall Buck 
 Stanley Lipshitz  Peter Mapp  John Vanderkooy 
 Mark Ziemba  Sean Olive  Juha Backman 
 Steve Hutt  Scott Orth  John Busenitz 
 Timo Esser  Richard S Stroud  Kenneth Deetz 
 J M Woodgate  Laurie Fincham  Christopher Struck 
 Erling Sandermann Olsen  David Carlstrom  Mark Dodd 
 Thomas Gmeiner  Todd Welti  David Prince 
 Paul Barton  Alex Voishvillo  Aldoshina Irina 
 Neil Harris  Charlie Hughes  Stephen Thompson 
 Wolfgang Klippel  Roberto Magalotti  Brian Sterling 
 Tim Mellow  Roger Schwenke  Juergen Peissig 
 Mattia Cobianchi  Michael Turner  Michael Santucci 
 Pat Dennis  Stefan Irrgang  Sean O'Brien 
 Gottfried Schmid  John Dawson  Arndt Klingelnberg 
 Alan Phillips  Hans van Maanen  Robert Baum 
 M. Andrew Lewis  David Murphy  Steve Temme 
 Oleg Bogdanov  Igor Levitsky  Richard Little 
 Geoff Hill  Per Sjosten  Tim Gladwyn 
 Patrick Flanagan  Patrick James Hegarty  CheahHeng Tan 
 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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