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Thursday, October 20 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Large Scale System Optimization and Design

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The session will discuss the design and tuning of large-scale festival, stadium and arena sound reinforcement systems. Emphasis will be on practical methods of design and optimization carried out on short time lines. Field examples of several 2022 festivals and stadium shows will be discussed as well as a recently completed arena tour. Presenters will include Bob McCarthy (Director of System Optimization at Meyer Sound) and Michael Lawrence (Rational Acoustics).

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Michael Lawrence

Hyphen Wrangler, Rational Acoustics
Michael is a freelance system engineer (artist credits include Ghost, Volbeat, Miguel and Danny Elfman) and the author of the book Between the Lines: Concepts in Sound System Design and Alignment. He is also a Smaart instructor for Rational Acoustics, where he acts as Product Manager... Read More →
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Bob McCarthy

Meyer Sound Laboratories
Bob McCarthy’s involvement in the field of sound system optimization began in 1984 with the development of Source Independent Measurement™ (SIM™) with John Meyer at Meyer Sound Laboratories. Since that time he has been an active force in developing the tools and techniques of... Read More →

Thursday October 20, 2022 4:00pm - 5:00pm EDT