Course Description

This course challenges you to develop the advanced skills needed to configure and operate digital mixers, along with corresponding routing networks for distribution of data. You'll focus on learning about digital data processing and distribution in the live sound environment while exploring comparisons between digital and analog signal processing. You will leave this course with a fundamental working knowledge of digital mixing systems and their applications in the live sound environment.

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Learner Outcomes

Upon completing this course, you will know how to:

  • discuss the basics of a digital processing environment
  • explain differences in signal parameters between analog and digital
  • apply advanced technical concepts in microphone technique
  • demonstrate the basic operation of a digital mixing console
  • describe how to setup and operate a live digital recording system
  • describe the use of digital compression, gates, and equalization
  • explain how to setup and operate a portable intercom system
  • demonstrate proper operation of a sound system with digital control.


All courses AUDI and VDEO
- usb stick for all (32GB)
- video portable SSD Drive (1TB)
- plug in headphones
- laptop with standard SAIT requirements

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Intermediate Live Sound Engineering
Laboratory - In Person
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Sep 16, 2023 to Sep 23, 2023
Laboratory - In Person
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Oct 07, 2023 to Oct 14, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $599.00
Drop Request Deadline
May 18, 2023 to Sep 22, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
May 18, 2023 to Sep 22, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Sep 23, 2023 to Oct 03, 2023
Required Software
All courses AUDI - usb stick for all (32GB) - plug in headphones
Reading List / Textbook
Section Notes

Before Course Start – Campus Access:

If you have any questions, contact conedadvising@sait.ca.

Prerequisites: AUDI 011 (or AUDI 003) and AUDI 012 are required prior to taking this course.

Please note there are no classes on 30th September (Truth and Reconciliation Day)

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