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Amptec education: spring seminars.
24-03-2015


Amptec Education organizes 4 trainings this spring.


DiGiCo SD Series training - Tuesday 24th March

The training will give you an overview of the SD Series digital mixing consoles and, most importantly, provide you with the basic information and skills required to set up and operate your console of choice.

Itinerary for the day:
- Short presentation about DiGiCo and the range of equipment available
- Training on SD Series consoles
- Practical application
- Questions and answers with DiGiCo Product Specialists

The day will run from 10am until 4pm and all required materials, as well as lunch and refreshments, will be provided for you.

Dave Bigg, DiGiCo Product Specialist, will do this hands on training.

Admission fee: free of charge
Location: Amptec seminar room



Basic acoustics seminar - Thursday 26th March

The participants will learn basic principles, guidelines and useful ideas about how to improve the acoustics of a control room, a recording booth, or a listening room.

This seminar will cover:
- some basic acoustic principles and sound behaviour of small to medium-sized rooms
- the difference between sound insulation and acoustics of a room
- how to improve insulation, practical examples
- how to treat the acoustics, tips and rules of thumb
- All other aspects when treating a room such as ventilation, airco, cable trunking, windows, etc...

This practical approach to acoustics will be given by Bart Willems, CEO of Amptec and acoustics expert.
The seminar will run from 9.30 until 16.30.

The number of participants is limited to 20 people.

Location: Amptec seminar room
Admission fee: 120€ (lunch and refreshments included).
Participants will receive a 120€ voucher, valid on future purchases at Amptec.



Monitor mixing workshop - Wednesday 22nd April

The workshop will be given by Peter Vandergoten, graduated as bachelor in electro-mechanics, who is an all-round audio technician with experience at several broadcasters, and started his “rock & roll carreer” at EML/PRG. Since some years he combines ownership of 4ears, an audio mixing and production company, with production responsible for ONE-CALL GROUP.
On his conto: Pukkelpop, Marktrock, Rock Werchter, tour Night Of The Proms, Korn, Smashing Pumpkins,...
Monitor sound engineer for: Girls in Hawaii, Zap Mama, Hooverphonic and Zornik

Some of the topics we discuss:
expectations of the band, microphone positioning, event location, division of tasks, line/sound-check, tuning a wedge, psychology of monitoring, attitude of the monitor mixer, influence of mic position for the monitor engineer, Fx, compression, stage monitor vs IEM mixes, panning, ...

A basic knowledge of mixing is required.

The number of participants is limited to 12 people.

Location: Amptec seminar room
Admission fee: 120€ (lunch and refreshments included).
Participants will receive a 120€ voucher, valid on future purchases at Amptec.



Basic microphone techniques seminar - Wednesday 29th April

Microphones are widely used in today’s audiovisual industry. However a good understanding of the basic principles is essential in order to gain optimum results.
During this seminar both theoretical principles and practices will be discussed.
Some of the topics:
- Transducer principles (dynamic, ribbon, (electret)condenser)
- Directionality
- Frequency response
- How to read microphone specifications
- Speech intelligibility
- Microphone positions for vocals & musical instruments
- Live vs. studio
- Stereo techniques

This training will be given by Brecht Ieven, DPA product specialist at Amptec and all-round audio technician with over 12 years of experience in theatre, broadcast and music.

The number of participants is limited to 15 people.

Location: Amptec seminar room
Admission fee: 120€ (lunch and refreshments included).
Participants will receive a 120€ voucher, valid on future purchases at Amptec.


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