ONLINE CLASSES

  • SMAART OPERATOR FUNDAMENTALS ONLINE

    In consideration of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have created a series of 12 free webinars covering the essential elements of the Smaart Operator: Fundamentals training class.  These webinars are available for anyone to view, for free, via the Rational Acoustics YouTube Channel.

    No in-person instruction is included with the free video webinar series, and no software discounts are available.  The free video webinar series is not approved for any Avixa CTS renewal units.

  • SMAART "ASK ME ANYTHING"

    Length of Class: 2 hours

    Class Level: N/A
    Cost: FREE


    "Ask Me Anything" online sessions feature a panel of Smaart Instructors responding directly to your questions. Whether you are a power-user, or just getting started, here is your opportunity to get answers to those burning questions you've been saving and to dig deeper into topics you are interested in discussing

    As student/instructor interaction is critical to the success of these sessions, attendance is limited to 40 students.

  • SMAART OPERATOR FUNDAMENTALS LIVE ONLINE

    Length of Class:  4 Zoom sessions over 3 weeks
    Smaart Platform:  Smaart v9
    Class Level:  1
    PreRequisites: See below
    Cost: $300

    The Smaart Operator Fundamentals Live Online class offers an alternative, remote-learning approach to covering the Smaart Operator Fundamentals course curriculum.  Part self-paced learning, part guided instruction, this course is designed to supplement and enhance the information provided in the free Smaart Operator Fundamentals Online webinar series.

    The course consists of a 1-hour introductory session, followed by 3 additional 2-hour in-person instruction sessions over the course of 3 weeks. Each week, students will review assigned videos from the Smaart Operator Fundamentals Online webinar series and conduct lab exercise assignments. The live instruction sessions expand upon the assigned content with supplemental demonstrations, in-depth discussion and the opportunity for students to ask questions.

    A companion study guide is provided with the course containing key points, exercises, and quizzes pertaining to each session.

  • SMAART ONLINE LABS (LEVEL1)

    Length of Class:  2 hours
    Smaart Platform:  Smaart v9
    Class Level:  1
    PreRequisites: See below
    Cost: $100

    Smaart Online Lab Sessions are presentations on select topics building upon the foundation established from the Smaart Operator Fundamentals course content. These sessions include demonstrations and in-depth discussions on the chosen topic.


    CURRENT LEVEL 1 ONLINE LABS INCLUDE:


    "IR Mode"
    A deeper dive into Smaart's updated IR Mode interface, functionality & capabilities as well as guidance on making IR measurements and how to improve those measurements and implement them for room analysis.

    "SPL Applications"
    An in-depth discussion of Smaart SPL's toolset and techniques to allow mix engineers to mix with impact and dynamic range, even in the face of SPL restrictions

  • SMAART ONLINE LABS (LEVEL 2)

    Length of Class:  3 hours
    Smaart Platform:  Smaart v9
    Class Level:  2
    PreRequisites: See below
    Cost: $200

    Level 2 Online Lab Sessions are in-depth presentations on select topics designed for advanced users. 

    CURRENT LEVEL 2 ONLINE LABS INCLUDE:

    "A Deeper Dive into Working with Smaart Data"
    There are a lot of tools available in Smaart for working with measurement data - Averaging, Smoothing, Weighting and Windowing. This session takes an extended look into Smaart’s measurement and display settings to provide a better understanding of what the Smaart platform can provide. 

    "System Optimization: ReLePT"
    The most common applications of Smaart in professional audio are in sound system commissioning and alignment – the tasks of verifying that our equipment is operating properly, diagnosing and fixing what is not, and subsequently managing and optimizing the interactions between sources to achieve our desired results. This session examine's Smaart’s role in assisting us in working through these tasks and decisions.

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  • LEVEL 1 CLASS PREREQUISITES

    Smaart Operator Fundamentals Live Online and Level 1 Labs are open to all interested persons. Prior system measurement & alignment experience is helpful, but not required. These courses do assume a basic knowledge of sound system fundamentals and professional audio engineering practices.

  • LEVEL 2 CLASS PREREQUISITES

    Smaart Operator Level 1 Certification is REQUIRED to attend Level 2 Online Lab sessions. For information about obtaining Smaart Level 1 Certification, CLICK HERE.

  • SOFTWARE DISCOUNTS

    A 15% discount on Smaart software is available to online class attendees. Also included with all Level 1 classes is a coupon for a free attempt at the Smaart Operator Level 1 Certification Exam upon completion of the class.

Avixa RU Credits

The Smaart Operator: Fundamentals Live Online class is CTS Certified for 4 renewal units (RU’s) in either the CTS General, CTS-I (installation) or CTS-D (design) programs.

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