SOUNDGRID CERTIFICATION COURSES

SOUNDGRID 301
CERTIFICATION

Advanced Training & General Troubleshooting

START THE COURSE

Gain a deeper understanding of the building blocks of a Waves SoundGrid audio processing and networking system, so you can operate it more effectively, and learn troubleshooting basics.
Prerequisites: SoundGrid 101 and 201 certification.

WATCH 8 SHORT
VIDEOS

Total watch time:
18 minutes

READ THE
TRANSCRIPTS

Reading time: Approx.
30 minutes

TAKE THE 301
TEST

Answer 36 questions about the course materials

EARN YOUR
CERTIFICATE

You will receive your SoundGrid 301 certificate via email
COURSE PLAN
1
INTRODUCTION
A short, high-level introduction to the SG301 video series and its prerequisites.
2
WHAT IS SOUNDGRID AND WHY IT’S IMPORTANT
Learn about the main strengths of the SoundGrid network protocol and what makes it unique.
3
SOUNDGRID SYSTEM COMPONENTS IN DEPTH
Go deeper into the components that make up a SoundGrid system, expanding on the foundations provided in SoundGrid 201.
4
UNDERSTANDING SOUNDGRID’S LAYER 2 ETHERNET PROTOCOL
Discover why Waves chose to develop SoundGrid on the Layer 2 Ethernet network protocol and not on a later generation like the Layer 3 protocol.
5
LATENCY & BUFFERS IN A SOUNDGRID SYSTEM: IN DEPTH
Gain understanding of the 3 main buffer types SoundGrid utilizes to deliver and process audio over the Ethernet network.
6
I/O SHARING ACROSS A SOUNDGRID NETWORK
Understand how I/O sharing works in SoundGrid and learn about the limitations of a “super-system” that is based on an I/O sharing setup.
7
CLOCKING AND I/O SHARING
Find out how sharing I/O devices from more than one SoundGrid system affects your system’s clocking.
8
SOUNDGRID NETWORK BANDWIDTH CAPACITY
Know and master the math around a SoundGrid system’s maximum channels capacity.
APPENDIX: SOUNDGRID TROUBLESHOOTING BASICS
A technical guide to help you resolve issues in your SoundGrid system, regardless of SoundGrid host used. The information in this guide is not included in the SoundGrid 301 test.
Before you start: SoundGrid 101 and 201 are prerequisites to taking the SoundGrid 301 test.
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