Meeting Report: August 2022 – John Mulcahy; Room EQ Wizard (REW) software.

On Monday 8th August, the Melbourne Section of the AES held our regular bi-monthly meeting, which was preceded by our Annual General Meeting.

We welcomed about 60 members and guests via Zoom.

Following the AGM (see separate report at, Chairman Graeme Huon introduced John Mulcahy, the developer of the Room EQ Wizard (REW) software package.

John Mulcahy smiles
John presents via Zoom – Photo Rod Staples
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Meeting Report: June 2022 – DaS AuReality demonstration

On Monday 20th June the AES Melbourne Section finally returned to our old meeting haunt of the SAE Institute lecture theatre, where we welcomed Vastigo’s Joe Hayes to demonstrate his DaS (Diffusion at Source) AuReality loudspeakers.

In October last year, Joe introduced us to his concept of the DaS loudspeaker algorithm which provides a listening experience unshackled from the room’s acoustics and free of sweet-spot limitations. A full report on that presentation can be found at

This time around, Joe gave us the opportunity to hear the results of his work.

Chair Graeme Huon welcomes Joe Hayes
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Preliminary Meeting Notice: August 2022

AGM – Followed by John Mulcahy: Room Eq Wizard Developer

Our Section AGM is planned for Mon 8th August 2022 at 7:30pm
It will be an online (Zoom) session where we will report to the membership on Section activities and hold an election of Officers and Committee.
If you wish to serve on the Committee please contact us here

Following the AGM, the developer of the powerful Room Eq Wizard software, John Mulcahy will present to us on its development, applications and future directions.

Further details and the booking form will be posted here closer to the date.

February 2022 Meeting Notice: Merlijn Van Veen – AES75 – AES standard for loudspeaker measurement

The next online meeting of the AES Melbourne Section will be on Monday 14th February 2022 at 7:30pm AEDT (UTC+11).

Merlijn Van Veen, Chair of the AES Standards Task Group SC-04-03-A and Senior Technical Support & Education Specialist at Meyer Sound will present on the topic of:

AES75: AES standard for acoustics  
Measuring loudspeaker maximum linear sound levels using noise

Merlijn will briefly explore the background and impetus for this project. The AES Standards procedure will be explained and demonstrated, including challenges faced by the SC-04-03-A Task Group and how the Group’s activities have inspired development within other standard bodies. The session will close with a description of the remaining development steps.

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