Interview On Sound Design Live

Last week Nathan Lively published a great interview with me on his podcast, Sound Design Live. Enjoy! In this episode of Sound Design Live I speak with Bob McCarthy, author of Sound System Design & Optimization and Director of System Optimization at Meyer Sound. We talk about variable acoustic architecture, why we must optimize before […]

Toning Your Sound System

No this is NOT a typo. I did not mean to write “Tuning your sound system” because that is entirely a different subject. So what is the difference between toning and tuning?  Here is a simple example from the muscial side: This is my son Simon. He has a guitar effects pedal that has exactly […]

SIM3 Optimization & Design Seminar at UC Irvine

We just completed a 4-day SIM3 training seminar in the south side of southern California. UC Irvine is located very near the ocean, which makes one wonder how folks could study when the surf’s up. It is also right next to John Wayne Airport. Naturally I flew in and out of LAX, and drove the hour down to the other […]

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 repositioned First order of business was to find out what we had gained from moving the SB-2’s up 2 meters. The […]