Sennheiser to Host Wireless Mic Seminar Aug 13 in NYC

Sennheiser will be conducting an RF Wireless Sound Academy seminar on August 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Musician’s Union Local 802, 322 West 48th St. in Manhattan.

The seminar will cover wireless microphone and monitoring system planning, practical applications, tips, tricks, troubleshooting and updates on FCC issues.  The course earns participants 6 CTS RU credits.


SennThe Sennheiser RF Seminar teaches how to plan for trouble-free operation in the toughest environments. Learn how to use multichannel wireless microphones and wireless monitoring systems, or enhance your existing knowledge of these complex RF systems.
The RF seminar features classroom instruction on the following:

1.) WAVES & FREQUENCIES
• Mechanical waves vs. Electro-Magnetic waves
• RF wave propagation characteristics of various ranges.

2.) MODULATION
• Analog/Digital

3.) FREQUENCY SELECTION & FREQUENCY COORDINATION
• Best practices
• Software and on-line resources

4.) SYSTEM CONFIGURATION
• Mic capsule choice
• Lav mic placement and dressing
• Testing your set-up
• War gaming
• Best practices for operation

5.) ANTENNAS
• Types and placement
• Distribution systems
• Combining systems
• Multi-zone configurations

6.) COAX
• Types and construction
• Performance characteristics
• Selection

7.) IN-EAR MONITORING (IEM)
• Mono vs. stereo operations
• Focus mode and engineering mode options

8.) COMPUTER MONITORING, CONTROL AND NETWORKING
• Auto frequency scans
• RF recording and spectrum analysis tools
• Configuring scenes

9.) NEW DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY
• Comparison to traditional analog FM systems
• Latency and field strength considerations, CNR
• Self-adjusting antenna booster technology

10.) FCC UPDATE
• Licensed vs. unlicensed operation
• TVBD Geo-Location Database
• Reserving TV channels for your events
• Future spectrum re-allocation topics

11.) NEW RULES OF THUMB FOR THE NEXT DECADE

To register, please contact Lisa Egner: 860-434-9190 ext 141 or legner@sennheiserusa.com

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