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Ethan Winer

Ethan Winer
Acoustic Treatment and Design for Recording Studios and Listening Rooms by Ethan Winer Ethan Winer is co-owner of RealTraps, a leading manufacturer of acoustic treatment products. Ethan has at various times earned a living as a professional musician, computer programmer, circuit designer, recording engineer, composer/arranger, technical writer, acoustician, and college instructor. Ethan has more than 150 feature articles published in various computer and audio magazines. He’s produced dozens of educational and music videos, and composed three pieces for full orchestra, all of which have been performed. If you have questions about anything in this article, or anything else related to audio, you're welcome to ask in my Audio Expert Forum. This page was last updated on May 9, 2016. French readers, see THIS version that is being translated by Christian Parent.Hungarian readers, see THIS version that was kindly translated by Tamás Bánfi. This text will surely expand as I learn more. Top

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Five Tips To Improve The Feel Of Your Recordings When learning to mix – sound is of paramount importance. Understanding the ins and outs, and how it all interacts is the building blocks from which any mix is made. However, once sound and the manipulation of sound is learned, there is a further and more important step: feel. People listen to music on laptop speakers, ear-buds, and in cars on the freeway with the windows down. They’re probably also listening to the mp3 version. When is it a line-array? I'm sure most of us have seen from one to three line-array "elements" mounted on a pole over a sub, or on a tripod stand as shown in this video. DVA series are a very popular choice.When there are only 2 or 3 "elements" stacked, will it actually perform as a line array?If not, will it perform more like a point source speaker? How would we realistically expect a stack of 2 to perform?I looked at the DVA spec sheet which includes the following specs:Frequency Response [+/- 3dB]: 80 - 19.000 HzDirectivity: 100x15° Single unit

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How to Manage & Minimize Latency in Your Audio Projects Whatever genre you are working in and whatever DAW you use to produce your music, it is likely you have suffered from latency issues at some point. Whether you are aware of it or not latency can be a real problem in the modern digital studio and can really effect your workflow. To help you tackle this tricky subject I’ll break it down into easy segments, starting with what latency actually is and following onto subjects such as optimizing your system and how to tackle latency throughout your workflow. Step 1 - What is latency? Latency is the delay generated when a signal is routed through a digital audio workstation and connected peripherals.

Line Array Limitations « Pro Sound Training Line array loudspeakers are a popular tool these days. But are they always the best choice? In the interest of preserving Syn-Aud-Con’s slide-rule geek image, let’s examine some of the theoretical limitations of line arrays. Since a line array can’t be infinitely long, it will have certain limitations. The frequency and distance limits of near field operation are commonly understood.

The Recording Studio Design Page Non-commercial site accessing theory, drawings, data, and a small Dos basic program for those interested in building a new studio or retrofitting an existing facility. The material available is taken from 40+ years of experience in live studio recording, design, and construction plus about 15 teaching studio/control room acoustics. Considerable practical experience has proven results to match theory. The (copyrighted) bulk of text and drawings have been published, mostly in MIX magazine, but never made available to the industry at large at a single source. TXT and high quality DXF files as above are available for DOS users in alldfx.exe and alltxt.exe here and as individual DXF, .DXF.ZIP, ZIP.EXE, and for other O.S.s f rom mcsnet.users malcolm DFX files can be viewed and printed with Photo Shop Pro or, better, Thumbs Plus from Stroud's,

CadnaA CadnaA (Computer Aided Noise Abatement) is the leading software for calculation, presentation, assessment and prediction of environmental noise. Whether your objective is to study the noise immission of an industrial plant, of a mart including a parking lot, of a new road or railway scheme or even of entire towns and urbanized areas: CadnaA is designed to handle all these tasks. With more than 30 implemented standards and guidelines, powerful calculation algorithms, extensive tools for object handling, outstanding 3D visualization and the very user-friendly interface CadnaA is the perfect software to handle national and international noise calculation and noise mapping projects of any size. CadnaA with