Inconsistent sound levels can cause issues for broadcasters: from complaints about the loudness of advertisements to annoying variations between programmes and trailers. Find out how to measure sound appropriately and get your audio mix right.
Broadcast technology trainer John Heraty looks at new ways of measuring loudness
Small edit suite audio monitor line-up
The importance of producers handling volume controls correctly
The benefits of effectively utilising monitors when mixing sound
What problems does the listener at home have once they have received your perfect audio?
Whether you’re watching Strictly on your HD TV or Sherlock on your tablet, sound is a massive issue for...
The two pink noise test signals for use in setting loudspeaker SPL and for a basic room assessment
Measuring loudspeaker sound pressure level in an edit suite and with smartphones
Finally determining the best SPL
How audio metadata can affect the audibility of programme dialogue
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