This immersive 24-hour course builds on the foundation of AUDI-012 Intro to Live Sound Engineering. You'll focus your attention on digital data processors in the live sound environment while comparing digital and analog signal processing. You’ll gain a fundamental working knowledge of digital mixing systems and their applications in the live sound environment. This course also teaches you the advanced skills necessary to configure and operate digital mixers and corresponding routing networks for the distribution of data.
All course materials are included and accessible in the Brightspace (D2L) learning platform from a classroom/lab computer. You’ll need to bring one USB stick (minimum 32GB) and one pair of closed-back, plug-in headphones (1/8-inch / 3.5mm jack) for use in class throughout the program.
Note: Registration for this course closes two days before the course start date.
Upon successful completion of this course, you’ll be able to:
- discuss the basics of a digital processing environment
- describe the process of using digital filters and equalization
- assess various types of microphones and their characteristics
- identify various types of loudspeaker systems and their characteristics
- demonstrate the basic operation of a digital mixing console
- illustrate the use of digital dynamics and effects processors
- explain how to set up and operate a portable intercom system
- demonstrate proper operation of a sound system with digital control.
There are four assignments for this course and one final exam. Most of this coursework will be completed during class time. 100% punctuality, attendance and participation in all classes on campus is required for an optimal learning and job-ready experience. Note there will be some lifting of speaker equipment (maximum 12 kilograms) required.
To request a course outline, contact ConEdAdvising@sait.ca
Earn a SAIT micro-credential
This course qualifies for the SAITMicro badge. Students who successfully complete this course with a final grade of A- or higher will earn a micro-credential and receive a shareable digital badge.