Nexo Announces New Webinar Sessions

NEXO’s Engineering Support Division continues its popular series of online webinars with an appetising menu of topics which will appeal to sound engineers working with all brands of professional equipment. NEXO is using Facebook Live on its popular channel to present these e-learning sessions, part of Yamaha’s extensive Audioversity tuition resource.
To participate in the webinars, please link to: www.facebook.com/TheOfficialNEXOPage/

All times are GMT+1, the time in Paris, France

Tuesday May 5 @ 10.00hrs

FUNDAMENTALS OF ACOUSTICS
x 120 minutes in English with Nicolas Poitrenaud
This webinar covers the basics of acoustics and psychoacoustics for live sound application. Sound radiation, propagation and perception are explained in order to make participants confident with the main acoustic parameters and phenomena.

Wednesday May 6 @ 10.00hrs

INTRODUCTION TO NS-1
x 120 minutes in English with Nicolas Poitrenaud
An introduction to NS1, NEXO’s acoustic simulation program. It presents sound system design principles using software workflow starting from venue creation and system implementation, up to its acoustical and mechanical settings to optimize its performance in a venue. Participants work on two different solutions using NEXO point source and line source according to various targets.

Thursday May 7 @ 10.00hrs

DIRECTIVE SUBWOOFER AND SUB ARRANGEMENT DESIGN
x 120 minutes in English with Nicolas Poitrenaud
As subwoofer directivity and arrangement is becoming more and more important in system performances, this webinar is about “do’s” and “don’ts”. First, we present the different options used to design directional subwoofer, followed by arrangement and design using NEXO subwoofers and NS1 simulation program.

Tuesday May 12 @ 15.00hrs

SYSTEM SPECIFICS AND INTEGRATION
x 120 minutes in English, with François Deffarges and Gareth Collyer
This webinar covers all steps leading to a high performance permanent installation, from specifications to design, tuning and commissioning. Acoustical, network, cabling, mechanical and electrical requirements and standards are detailed.

Wednesday May 13 @ 15.00hrs

APPLICATION CASE: PERFORMING ARTS VENUES
x 120 minutes in English with David Hochstenbach
Designing systems for live performance venues involves many variables, including which music repertoire, venue capacity, room acoustics, aesthetic integration. (We recommend that participants have a good working knowledge of NS1 for this session)

Thursday May 14 @ 10.00hrs

APPLICATION CASE: SPORTS ARENAS AND STADIUMS
x 120 minutes in English with François Deffarges
Sound system performances in sports arenas and stadiums have significantly
improved over the last 20 years. This webinar will cover requirements as well as design challenges. (We recommend that participants have a good working knowledge of NS1 for this session)

Thursday May 14 @ 15.00hrs

APPLICATION CASE: LIVE EVENTS WITH STM
x 120 minutes in English with Bertrand Billon
This webinar describes NEXO STM High End System technologies and features, and implementation into NS1 simulation software. (We recommend that participants have a good working knowledge of NS1 for this session)

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