SOUND IN GENERAL
- Frequency, period & wavelength
- Speed of sound
- Phase/ group delay
- Loudness perception
- Inverse square law
- Coverage Shapes
· Coverage angle
· Isobaric charts
· Forward aspect ratio
· Lateral aspect ratio
- Directivity factor
- Directivity index
- Comb filter
- Ground floor measurement
DUAL-CHANNEL FFT ANALYZER
- Fast fourier transform
- Time domain
- Frequency domain
- Transfer function
- Impulse response
- Air absorption
- Critical bandwidth
- Echo perception
- Haas effect
- Source localization
- Graphic (constant vs proportional Q)
- Single slope
· Low & high-pass
SPEAKER ARRAY CONFIGURATIONS
- Coupled point source
- Uncoupled lince source
- Uncoupled point destination
November 7th to 10th
From 09:00 to 18:00
RECOMMENDED PARTICIPANT LEVEL:
Intermediate engineers with good understanding of the basic physical properties of sound.
THE COURSE WILL BE IN ENGLISH
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** It is important that the name of the attendee be correctly spelled.
It will be printed on the certificate
The fee includes all documentation, software, beverages and meals during the seminar.
*Please note Moto GP is schedule on the same week and hotel availability may be restricted in Valencia.
- If you have to cancel your assistance, please do so no later than 30 days in advance. After those 30 days, only 30% will be refunded.
- If you need to change the name of the attendee, this needs to be done at least, 20 days before the start of the course.
Merlijn van Veen was born on April 5, 1978. After high school, he studied
studio recording and jazz piano for 4 years at the Royal Conservatoire in The
After his studies he worked for 4 years at the Dutch Broadcast Company,
later called Dutchview and now NEP, where he was the sound engineer for
television reality shows such as ‘Big Brother’ and ‘The Bus’.
Afterwards he worked for 10 years with Harlekijn Holland, the company of
renowned European singer Herman van Veen, and was responsible for all live
At the time he mixed more than 150 performances a year, both indoor and
outdoor, in the Netherlands as well as abroad. He has had the privilege of
working with national and international artists in prominent and acoustically
He has gradually developed a talent for musically and naturally amplifying
the human voice and classical instruments such as violin, grand piano and
In 2016 he chose to become self-employed to make himself available for
diverse projects and education.
During his career, Merlijn van Veen fell in love with system technology. In
gratitude for the willingness of others to share knowledge and experience e.g.
Bob “6o6” McCarthy and Mauricio “Magu” Ramirez, he has started his own
Over the years he developed some calculators to aide in the process of
teaching. Most notably the Subwoofer Array Designer which was featured in
Live Sound International Magazine and has been downloaded thousands of
times all over the globe.
He’s principal teacher for sound reinforcement at the Royal Conservatoire in
The Hague (The Netherlands) for the “Art of Sound” under- and post-graduate
Merlijn is a full member of the AES and for which he does presentations all
over the world and moderator of the “test & measurement” board of the
ProSoundWeb LAB forums.
In 2015 Merlijn was one of few people (acknowledgements) who got to provide
ongoing aid and support to Bob McCarthy working on the 3rd edition of his
book “Sound Systems: Design & Optimization”. A book recognized worldwide
as the guide on sound systems.
As of late Merlijn’s articles are published more and more in the internationally
renowned and acclaimed Live Sound International industry literature magazine.