Audinate and MUSIC Present: Dante Training and Integration - Kidderminster, UK

Aug 15 – Aug 18, 2017


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Dante Certification Program - Level 1
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  Kieran Walsh (Audinate)
Dante Certification Program - Level 2
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  Kieran Walsh (Audinate)

Dante Resources Referenced in Presentations
   Getting Started with Dante Videos
   Dante Controller Videos
   So You're Adding Dante to Your Network...
   Dante Clock Election Chart
   Dante Network Blacklisted EEE Switches
   Advanced Dante Configuration

On 15-16 August and again on 17-18 August, Audinate and MUSIC (Midas) hosted a 2-day Dante training event. This event was geared toward audio networking for audio professionals with no or limited background in computer networking.​

This event is over.


15 August – Level 1 & Level 2 Dante Certification
16 August – Midas/Music Group and Dante Integration

17 August – Level 1 & Level 2 Dante Certification
18 August – Midas/Music Group and Dante Integration

Time: 10:00 - 15:00 (all days)
Cost: Free (registration required)
Lunch and refreshments provided

Music Group
Walter Nash Road
Kidderminster, DY11 7HJ
United Kingdom

Parking: There is limited parking in front of the MUSIC building, and road parking opposite the building.

Level 1 Dante Certification Training

Dante Level 1 Training is part of the full Dante Certification Program, a multi-level training program offered by Audinate. It is designed to provide a useful background in audio networking for audio professionals, and does not assume any previous background in computer networking.

Level 1 is an introductory course for users who are new to networking. This session provides a foundation in audio and networking concepts and may be all that is required to assemble and operate a small, stand-alone Dante audio system. To complete Level 1 Certification, an online test must be passed after completing this course.

Course Topics

  • What is Dante?
  • Digital audio basics: a review of fundamentals as they related to networked audio.
  • IP Networking basics: a high level look at basic networking.
  • Using Dante: using the Dante Controller to connect and manage devices on a Dante network.
  • Dante Controller Basics
  • Dante Virtual Soundcard

Level 2 Dante Certification Training

This course is part of the full Dante Certification Program, a multi-level training program offered by Audinate. It is designed for intermediate to advanced Dante users, and should only be taken once Level 1 has been completed. To complete Level 2 Certification, you must pass an in-person skills test and an online test.

Course Topics

  • Dante Controller - Configuration and Diagnostics Tools
  • Dante redundancy
  • Clocking
  • Latency
  • Unicast & Multicast
  • Dante Flows
  • Dante Via

Midas/Music Group and Dante Integration 


  • Brief History
  • MIDAS Pro series/M32/Stage box product overview 
  • Klark Teknik product overview
  • AES50 Overview and CM-1/M32 option cards
  • Example setups/applications/
  • DN9650 configurations

Afternoon (hands on)

  • FOH/MON MIDAS setup & Configuration
  • Integrating Dante (Dante Virtual Soundcard/Networking)
  • Hands on - Detailed setup
  • MIDAS PRO series Tips and Tricks