[linux-audio-user] measuring sound volume

Polashek, Matthew Matthew.Polashek at scottforesman.com
Tue Mar 16 14:18:55 EST 2004

The tried and true method for setting speaker delay is to use a microphone
and a sharpie at the FOH position and adjust the second cluster by ear.

Matthew Polashek
Associate Editor, Silver Burdett Ginn - Music
Scott Foresman/Pearson Education
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Parsippany, NJ 07054-0480
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> ----------
> From: 	Mark Knecht
> Reply To: 	A list for linux audio users
> Sent: 	Tuesday, March 16, 2004 2:10 PM
> To: 	A list for linux audio users
> Subject: 	Re: [linux-audio-user] measuring sound volume
> Patrick Shirkey wrote:
> > 
> > Definitely
> > 
> > So if a zone is 10 meters a minimum distance between systems would be 
> > 100 meters?
> > 
> > Could that be cut down to 50 to provide fusion at the edges of the
> zones?
> > 
> > 
> We used to set up some large outdoor concerts here in California. Don't 
> forget that there are timing differences based on where people are 
> standing WRT each set of speakers. If someone is just beyond the second 
> set they will hear both the main set on stage as well as the set close 
> to them.
> We used to set up all the speakers going in the same direction away from 
> the stage and then digitally delay the later speakers by 1mS/foot that 
> the two sets were separated. This worked really well and gave much 
> better sound in the back of the area we were covering.
> I would think this would be very easy with Jack and some little digital 
> delay app running under Linux.
> HTH,
> Mark
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