TECHNICAL SETUP

We realized a 13 to 9 meter long truss construction with 40 d&b T10 loudspeakers and 4 Q-Subs. The loudspeakers were placed on three different layers. For signal distribution and microphone preamps Direct.Out provided us with some of their Andiamo converters. RME made a MadiFaceXT available. We used it as a central madi router. With the benefit of having TotalMix as a software based monitor-mixer for the in-ear mixes. Preamplified signals from stage were distributed via madi to the MadiFaceXT. For live-processing and mixing process we routed these signals to a ProTools HDX system to creatively work with plugins. The processed signals were sent via madi to an Iosono 3D Audio Core. This core was responsible for object based audio processing. The Iosono SAW running on a Nuendo DAW remotely controlled the core and were synchronized via timecode from the ProTools system. The processed object based signals were sent back via madi to the Andiamo D/A-converters on stage and distributed to 22 d&b D12 amplifiers.

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3D audio live production setup – TV studio of Stuttgart Media University (photo & copyright by Ida Schneider)

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F.O.H. front view (photo & copyright by Ida Schneider)

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F.O.H side view (photo & copyright by Ida Schneider)

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view behind the stage (photo & copyright by Ida Schneider)

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front view of the stage with the 22x d&b D12 amplifier in the background (photo & copyright by Ida Schneider)

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A/D – D/A converters from Direct.Out Technologies. 1x Andiamo.MC, 1x Andiamo 2.DA and 6x Breakout-Boxes for 32 microphone preamps and 64 analogue Outputs. (photo & copyright by Ida Schneider)

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amplifieres and converters behind the stage (photo & copyright by Ida Schneider)

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Iosono Core control unit and Spatial Audio Workstation 2 (photo & copyright by Ida Schneider)

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Avid S3 control surface (photo & copyright by Ida Schneider)

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RME Madiface XT for signal distribution and in-ear monitoring, Sonifex wordclock distribution, Avid Sync HD, NTP Penta 720 audiorouter und protools interface, Iosono audio core (photo & copyright by Ida Schneider)

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Head Acoustics dummyhead for binaural recording (photo & copyright by Ida Schneider)

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Schoeps double MS microphones for ambient recordings (photo & copyright by Ida Schneider)

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Benedikt Maile & Daniel Schiffner (photo & copyright by Ida Schneider)