Beyond Certification: Tips, Tricks and Best Practices with Dante - Brighton, United Kingdom

Mar 01, 2018


On the 1st of March, Audinate will be hosting a "Beyond Certification" course at their Brighton office. This is a new course designed for intermediate attendees that have completed Level 1 and Level 2 certification, but don't have a need for more complex topics and systems covered in Level 3 Certification. This course will teach attendees problem-solving skills for the most common mistakes in system design. This course is ideal for reinforcement of Dante Certification topics along with new approaches to IT convergence, system design and more.

Date: 1 March, 2018
Time: 10:30 - 17:30 (sign-in and coffee begins at 10:00)
Cost: Free (registration required)

Audinate Ltd, Suite 104 Werks Central
15-17 Middle Street
Brighton BN1 1AL
United Kingdom

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Course Topics

Traditional IT Ethernet Lessons (Taught for Audio Professionals)

  • Fundamentals: IP Addr, Subnet Mask, Gateway, Reserved LAN Ranges, DHCP, Link Local
  • Optimization: TCP vs UDP, QoS, Unicast/Multicast, IGMP Snooping
  • Topology: VLANs, Trunks, STP/LAGs, WiFi SSIDs targeting VLANs
  • Infrastructure: Choosing a Good Audio Network Switch

Audio System Design Concepts

  • Why we use Digital Audio Networks – It’s More than “IoT” or “Going Digital”.
  • Simple Design Tips for Durable Audio Networks with Easy Maintenance
  • Concepts for Integrating Audio Networks with Larger Property IT Infrastructure
  • Latency - A Short Study on How Longer Latency Impacts Performers
  • Implications of Open Standards (AES67, SMPTE 2110)
  • Wireless Mics: Increasing Reliability and Integrating New Technologies Into Your Productions

Troubleshooting and Maintenance (for Audio Professionals)

  • Dante Controller Error Messages & What To Look for When Troubleshooting
  • Dante Presets - Using Selective Save/Recall in Commissioning and Updates
  • Audio Clocks - Often Blamed, Rarely the Problem (and How I Know)
  • Redundant Networks - How to Avoid Getting Tangled in the Safety Net