Course 110 – Transformer-Distributed Loudspeaker Systems

“Theory, design and troubleshooting”

This is a common comment on our evaluations:  “I’ve been doing distributed systems for a few years now, but never knew the science and math going on in the background.”

Can you relate to this? This course demonstrates how audio power distribution systems are supposed to work, so that you can effectively design and troubleshoot them.

What others are saying about Course 110

Simple to follow and review. It is laid out in a clear way. Great way to learn. C.L. Great breakdown of what can be a tricky topic. Included calculator is perfect for system designers. P.K. The course was good, all the information was very clear. The Audio-Click-Rule is AMAZING. D.C. I love the DistSpkCalc software. This is the second class I have taken and I have learned a lot from both. M.W I appreciated the example situations walking us through the use of the calculator. B.G. Great content, examples, graphics and tests. Length of course was also good. G.D. Great information at a great value! G.V. I like it. Don’t change a thing. B.W. These should be perquisite for CTS training. D.K. Very easy to follow and understand. I enjoyed being able to re-watch lessons until I understood. T.F. It was an overall great course! Loved the videos and written dialogue so I could follow along. H. B. I enjoy what you guys are doing. I really enjoy the use of comedy throughout the courses. S.A. Very interactive, easy instructions, well thought-out modules. A. P.

What you’ll get:

  • Access to 26 instructional videos for 45 days
  • Video transcriptions and reference manual
  • SynAudCon IntelliKwik Software Program
  • Quizzes and scenarios to test your knowledge
  • Certificate of Completion
  • 1-year SynAudCon Membership which includes access to exclusive, members-only forum.
  • 9 Renewal Units | 9 Cedia CEUs

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Like the utility company, sound system designers sometimes need to drive lots of loads from a single source, and drive them over very long distances. Both of these obstacles can be overcome with a transformer-distributed loudspeaker system.

If you understand how these systems work, you can effectively design and troubleshoot them. You will learn how transformers are used for signal distribution, including how they affect the applied voltage and current, and how they reflect the connected impedance.

This course will answer questions like:

✅  How many loudspeakers can I connect to an amplifier?
✅  What size amplifier do I need?
✅  What are “power taps” and how loud will they make the sound?
✅  What gauge of wire is adequate?
✅  How many loudspeakers does it take to cover a room?

The last lesson includes scenarios that will walk you through some distributed system design scenarios. We use EASE Address for some design scenarios. A tutorial is included.

View or download a detailed course outline.

Course materials for you to keep include: the video transcriptions, reference manual, and SynAudCon IntelliKwik Software Program.

SynAudCon training is set up similar to college courses.  The lower level courses lay the foundational principles for the upper level courses.  Course 50 – How Sound Systems Work and Course 100 – Principles of Audio are the suggested perquisites for this course.  Taking the self-evaluation quizzes will help you determine if you need to take those courses first.

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Feedback from Course 110 – Transformer Distributed Loudspeaker Systems

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How would you rate the difficulty level?

About Right

How do you rate this training compared to other audio training?

Above average

How would you rare the training on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best.

  • 38.79 gave us a 4
  • 41.18 gave us a 5

I believe that I will retain ____ of the information that was presented.

  • <10% = 1.96
  • 10-30% = 4.41
  • 30 -50% = 22.55
  • 50 – 75% = 39.22
  • >75% = 22.55