Tag Archive for: Acoustics

Sorensen Sez… – Nulls

By Jim Sorensen

To this day the State of Wisconsin, whence I sprang as a lad, has a law on the books that makes it illegal to operate your car in reverse. Another state has a law that requires anyone … Read more

Finding Reflection Direction using Polar ETC

By Dale Shirk

How do you find the surface that is causing the reflection? In this article,  Dale Shirk shows a technique using Polar ETC.

Polar ETC is a program module for the Goldline TEF™ measurement system. By taking 6 … Read more

Recorded Sweeps of a Dome Room – Learn More About it's Acoustics.

Here are some recorded sweeps of a dome room.  This will give you an opportunity to learn more about Dome room acoustics.

Olli Rajala is a long-time Syn-Aud-Con member who lives and works in Finland. He has put into practice … Read more

Headphone Calibration for Auralization

By R.H. Campbell

This short piece by Dick Campbell, he addresses the significance of headphone choice and how they affect the auralization from room models

Reflected sound has a dramatic impact on what we hear. Room reflections and reverberation produce … Read more

Sorensen Sez… Can a Boom Stop a Swirl?

By Jim Sorensen

There’s something fascinating about science, isn’t there?

Take the Mississippi River. There it is, this big old usually slow flowing curly-qued stream that gives every impression that it’s always been like that…running from about Minneapolis to the … Read more

SynAudCon IR Exchange

By Pat Brown

The SynAudCon IR Exchange was formed to provide a simple, efficient means of allowing audio people to share their impulse response data.

SynAudCon is pleased to announce a new resource for our members – The SynAudCon IR Read more

GratisVolver™ – Convolution for the Rest of US…

By Pat Brown

GratisVolver™ is a software convolution program. Finally it is possible to convolve the IR with dry program to listen to it.

So what good is an impulse response, once you have it? There are a number of … Read more

What is Waving and Why? The Anatomy of the Wave Equation – Part 2

By Dr. Eugene Patronis

In the first article in this series we learned the compositional properties of the gaseous mixture known as dry air as it exists under standard atmospheric conditions. We also explored the thermodynamic properties of air and … Read more

What is the Common Loudspeaker File Format (CLF)?

By Pat Brown

The Common Loudspeaker File Format provides well-defined loudspeaker specifications and platform-independent data for acoustics modeling software applications.

Sound system designers need a base-line set of loudspeaker specifications to locate suitable loudspeakers for their projects. The problem is … Read more

EASERA – Electronic Acoustic System Evaluation Response Analysis

Pat Brown gives an overview on EASERA –  Powerful Audio and Acoustic Testing Platform

By Pat Brown

From time-to-time we produce a Newsletter article to acquaint our readers with some of the software and hardware tools available to audio practitioners. … Read more