Video & Audio Theory, Set up and Calibration
Electronic Systems Technician Video & Audio Theory, Set up and Calibration
This course is recommended for candidates studying for the CEDIA EST2 & Designer Certification Exam
Duration: 8 Hours
CEU Value: 8
Instructor: Aaron Rigg - ISF Instructor & HAA Certified Audio Calibrator
Data and Communications Technicians
Recommended having a minimum 12 months industry experience.
The Audio & Video Setup and Calibration practical theory course is part of CEDIA Education Electronic System Technician (EST) curriculum. The purpose of the Video section is to educate participants on current display technologies, describe their resolution and contrast ratio and explain their compatibility with standard driver sources. This course instructs participants on display mounting considerations and techniques including power, wiring, safety precautions, height, viewing angle, and component neatness. Topics include how to account for human and environmental factors impacting the design and placement of video displays and creative solutions to challenging video display situations.
The purpose of the Audio section is to educate participants on current audio technologies and formats. It will explain how audio signals are created and reproduced including analog and digital formats and surround sound technologies. It will also offer instruction on loudspeaker basics, room acoustics and distributed audio systems.
- Video formats and standard signal levels.
- Video level setup adjustments.
- Required testing tools for setup and calibration.
- Test equipment and test patterns for setup and calibration.
- Colorimetry and the “color of white.”
- Color spaces and gamma.
- Calibration of basic display controls.
- Video signal setup and grey-scale calibration.
- What is sound?
- Frequency, Wavelength and Amplitude
- The frequency spectrum
- White noise vs. Pink noise
- Converting sound energy
- Dynamic range
- Frequency vs. Directionality
- Audio Set Up
- Stereo vs. Multi-Channel
- ITU standards
- Speaker types
- Electrical connections
- Processor setup
- Balanced vs. Unbalanced
- Accuracy in speaker angles
- Precision in delay setup
- Measurement of frequency response
- EQ correction
- Adding in a sub woofer
- Acoustic treatments
CEA/CEDIA CEB22: Home Theater recommended Practices:Audio Design
CEA/CEDIA CEB22: Home Theater Recommended Practices:Video Design
Audio and Video Calibration Documents
Course Code: CED_EST211_EST225_210812_Syd
Date: Tuesday 21st August 2012
Cost: Member: AUD$360.00 and Non Member: AUD$470.00
CEDIA Asia Pacific
Unit 2, 10-18 Ocean Street
BOTANY, NSW 2019 Australia