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  • Monday, November 21, 2016
    PSW Staff 11/21/16 02:32 PM,
    Rational Acoustics announces the release of the first major version update for the Smaart v8 measurement platform – Smaart v8.1. This release includes many significant feature additions, interface modifications and bug fixes. This free update is recommended for all Smaart v8 users. The primary feature additions include a re-work of data handling, the addition of a multi-spectrum plot view, a built-in program updater, automatic broadband meter configuration based on selected inputs, password protection for the API and the ability to… View this story
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  • Tuesday, September 13, 2016
    PSW Staff 09/13/16 09:57 AM,
    Rational Acoustics has announced the addition of numerous Smaart Training classes coming up in Florida, California, Mexico, and Hong Kong. Get the full schedule of Smaart Training classes here, as well as further details and links for registration. The following classes have been added to the 2016 / 2017 Smaart Training Class schedule. Date: September 27-29, 2016 City/Venue: Emeryville, CA / SAE Expression College Class Host: Rational Acoustics Class Format: 3-Day Operator Fundamentals Instructor: Jamie Anderson Class Details/Registration: click HERE.… View this story
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  • Monday, April 11, 2016
    PSW Staff 04/11/16 12:23 PM,
    After eleven years on the road with Widespread Panic, Chris Rabold has been in the front of house booth mixing for major artists such as Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, Kenny Chesney and The Fray since 2011. While the venues, artists and rider may change with each tour, Rabold never leaves home without his Earthworks M30 measurement microphone. “I have an Earthworks M30 that travels with me in my backpack, which is the only piece of gear I own that travels with… View this story
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  • Tuesday, March 15, 2016
    PSW Staff 03/15/16 07:48 AM,
    Today (March 15), Rational Acoustics has released the latest version of Smaart measurement and analysis software—Smaart v8—and it’s available for purchase from the company website (link below). Smaart v8 offers greatly expanded control of the software environment while simultaneously providing easier and more streamlined measurement configuration, control and data handling.  “Since the release of Smaart v.7 in 2010 we’ve learned a tremendous amount about what features are important to users in a multi-measurement capable environment, and how they integrate Smaart… View this story
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  • Friday, March 11, 2016
    Kevin Young 03/11/16 04:17 PM,
    For Sam Berkow, acoustical design, sound measurement, and audio in general are lifetime passions, the ones that ultimately led him to found SIA Acoustics, and later, SIA Software Company, the creator and developer of the SMAART (now stylized as Smaart) tuning and measurement platform that’s had a tremendous impact on professional audio. Over time, Berkow has plied his design talents at iconic performing arts and production facilities across a broad spectrum, among them SFJazz Center in San Francisco, AirShow Mastering… View this story
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  • Friday, February 05, 2016
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    PSW Staff 02/05/16 07:59 AM,
    Rational Acoustics has just published the Smaart v.7 User Guide, available for free download (PDF) from the company website. The new 180-plus-page document covers virtually every aspect of working with the Smaart v.7 measurement and analysis platform. In addition, it supplies considerable information on fundamental audio measurement concepts, industry standards, measurement rig set-up, sound source characteristics, and other system measurement “geekery.” Also included is the entire Impulse Response Guide published in 2015, as well as the entire licensing and installation… View this story
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  • Monday, June 22, 2015
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    Rational Acoustics 06/22/15 08:32 AM,
    Editor’s Note: The following article is an excerpt from the new white paper “Smaart 7 Impulse Response Measurement and Analysis Guide,” available as a free download (pdf) from Rational Acoustics. Go here for the direct download of the guide, and also note that sample IR wave files used for figures within the document can be downloaded as a zip file here. ———————————————————- What is an impulse response? In the most basic terms, an impulse response (IR) can be defined as… View this story
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  • Monday, June 15, 2015
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    PSW Staff 06/15/15 08:41 AM,
    Rational Acoustics has appointed Ontario-based GerrAudio as the exclusive distributor for all Rational Acoustics and Smaart branded products in Canada. For over 30 years, GerrAudio has been a leading distributor of professional audio equipment for the live performance and broadcast industries, with a product portfolio including DiGiCo, Outline, DPA, Audio Precision and Apex. “GerrAudio has been involved in measuring and aligning sound systems in live performance spaces for four decades,” says Bob Snelgrove, president of GerrAudio. “It has been our… View this story
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  • Friday, September 26, 2014
    PSW Staff 09/26/14 12:17 PM,
    Rational Acoustics has announced the addition of numerous Smaart Training classes coming up in the U.S., Mexico, Norway and Denmark. Get the full schedule of Smaart Training classes here, as well as further details and links for registration. New classes: October 13-15, 2014 in Redmond, WA (Seattle area) Taught by Jamie Anderson, the class will follow the standard 3-day training format covering Smaart Operator Fundamentals and the optional System Alignment Practicum. Click here for more information and to register. October… View this story
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  • Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/29/14 04:08 PM,
    Rational Acoustics has released updates to both Smaart v7 and Smaart v7 Di. The updates are free and recommended for all v7 and/or v7 Di users. The Smaart v7 Di update includes all of the Real Time Mode features that were added to the full Smaart v7 program in the 7.5 update. Smaart v7 Di 1.1 also includes the long awaited v7 Di API. There is no licensing change for this update. Feature additions and changes: - Added Smaart v7… View this story
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