Beyond Certification: Tips, Tricks & Best Practices with Dante at Prolight + Sound - Frankfurt, Germany

Apr 10, 2018


On the 10th of April, Audinate hosted a Dante training classe in Frankfurt, Germany entitled "Beyond Certification: Tips, Tricks and Best Practices with Dante." This event was geared toward intermediate to advanced Dante users.

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Beyond Certification: Tips, Tricks and Best Practices with Dante
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Date: 10 April, 2018
Time: 10:30 - 17:30 (sign-in begins at 10:00)
Cost: Free (registration required)

Messe Frankfurt Venue GmbH
​ALLIANCE in hall 4.C
Postfach 15 02 10
60062 Frankfurt

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Course Description

Beyond Certification: Tips, Tricks and Best Practices with Dante

"Beyond Certification" is a new program 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

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