New York Trainings – Updated with Pics

I am in NYC this week for two rounds of classes: SIM3 training in Brooklyn and the Broadway Sound Master class on the NYU campus in the East Village. The SIM class is at City Tech in Brooklyn - which is where John Huntington teaches. We have several … [Continue reading]

Macau COD Tuning: Day 7 (Underwater SIM) – Updated with screen dumps

Today was scattered around different tasks. We tested the repositioned Sound Beams, further refined the Constellation settings, picked off stragglers in need of verification - or RE-verification, and finally SIM'd the underwater speakers. Soundbeams … [Continue reading]

Macau COD Tuning: Day 6 – Constellation

Constellation Tuning Most of today was dedicated to Constellation tuning. Steve Ellison programmed up the menu of user-settable presets that will become the painter's pallette for the system designers, Francois Bergeron and Vikram Kirby. The … [Continue reading]

Macau COD Tuning: Day 5 (Cardioid sub day)

Looking for Mr. Cardioid During the daytime (remember that we start at 11pm) the crew set up 2 measurement mics for us high in the grid. The mics were placed as a front/back pair in the near field of the coupled subwoofer array. The goal was to … [Continue reading]

Macau COD Tuning: Day 4 (Work in progress)

 Note: I have completed day 5 at the time of this writing - I am posting this work in progrees so that the posts will come out in the right order - I will fill this one in ASAP Bus level adjustments for equal level One of the major components of an … [Continue reading]

Macau COD Tuning: Day 3 (work in progress)

 Note: I have completed day 5 at the time of this writing - I am posting this work in progrees so that the posts will come out in the right order - I will fill this one in ASAP The #1 goal for today was to get 1/4th of the room operational for so … [Continue reading]

Macau COD Tuning: Day 2

Day 2: Day 2 was spent finishing the tuning process for the Main arrays (to the 1/2 point) Now that we have done all 4 arrays we will copy the the settings over to the other side and then verify the symmetry of the other speakers. We are setting … [Continue reading]

Macau COD Tuning: Day 1

I am currently in Macau. If you don't know where Macau is, study up on the history of the Portuguese Empire. Macau,  the #1 gambling destination in the world has now reverted back to ownership by the People's Republic of China and like all gambling … [Continue reading]

OOOPs: Mistake found on “Phase wavelenth intro post”

I found a mistake in the MAPP plot in the intro gallery: one pic had the wrong autocad background and showed the lines crossing in phase where the acoustical was cancelling. I am sorry for any confusion this may have caused.  THIS IS THE RIGHT ONE  … [Continue reading]

Off to Mexico for AES and SIM3 Training – Updated

I have been busy putting together new material for SIM 3 training, and AES seminar and the upcoming Broadway Sound Master Class. You have seen some of the work in progress below, but I have had to push to get things ready for showtime.  Sorry for the … [Continue reading]