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Online Course Teaches Design and Installation of Home Audio Systems
Bedrock Learning BL-OC-AUDIO Online Course: Whole-House Audio
Bedrock Learning BL-OC-AUDIO Online Course: Whole-House Audio
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Online Course: Whole-House Audio
Bedrock Learning BL-OC-AUDIO Whole-House Audio Online Training Course
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  • Course takes 6 hours to complete
  • Learn about home audio installation from the comfort of your living room
  • Course teaches technology, design, and installation of whole-house music systems
  • Course materials include a field guide for use on projects
  • Course Completion Certificate proves your knowledge and expertise
  • Authorized for 3 CEDIA CEUs, 0.6 ESA CEUs, and 60 ETA Contact Hours, and 6 infoComm International RUs

Essential Info

If you crave the latest and greatest gear and are constantly thinking about your next home upgrade and can't resist tinkering, then home theater is in your blood. However, once you have that fresh, large, and swanky set-up installed in your living room you'll want to be able to experience the way you imagine it. That's when Bedrock Learning's BL-OC-AUDIO Whole-House Audio Online Training Course comes in to make your home theatre actually sound like a real movie theatre.

This course delivers an interactive and thorough foundation in many aspects of home audio installation and distribution that is necessary for creating the perfect sound for any viewing or listening occasion in your home or business. The course reviews and explains key principles such as: sound technology, source components, distribution equipment, speakers and control options, line level, speaker level signals and wiring, component and speaker selection, and impedance and amplifier/speaker performance calculations. The course isn't boring either, but informative texts, detailed color diagrams, in-depth diagrams, a thorough glossary of terms, and installation design tips make learning truly efficient and enjoyable. This course is divided into 12 sections ending with a quiz, and a comprehensive test at the very end to demonstrate and test your knowledge. This 6 hour long course is designed to be taken at whatever pace you find comfortable, and upon completion you are rewarded a Course Completion Certificate and earn up to 3 CEDIA CEUs (Certified Education Units), 0.6 ESA CEUs, 60 Contact Hours, and 6 infoComm International RUs.

What's Included

  • 1x - Printed Course Guide (detailed, visual reference with all course content you'll use for years to come)
  • 1x - Course Completion Certificate (upon successful completion of final test)

  • More Info

    Course Outline
    1. Course Information
    2. Introduction to Whole House Audio
    • Multi-Room Audio Head End

    • Multi-Source

    • Multi-Zone

    • Components

    3. Benefits of Whole House Audio
    • Living with Whole House Audio

    • "Basic" Audio System Features

    • "Advanced" Audio System Features

    • "Performance" Audio System Features

    4. Safety, Tools, and Standards
    • Safety Considerations

    • Planning, Rough-in, and Trim-out Tools

    • Testing Tools

    5. The Basics of Sound
    • Watts, Decibels, and Loudness

    • Amplification and Speakers

    • Monaural, Stereo, and Surround Sound

    • Room Acoustics

    6. Audio Components and Speakers
    • Source Electronics

    • Distribution and Control Electronics

    • Speaker Types

    • Keypad and Volume Controls

    7. Amplifier Performance
    • Speaker Impedance

    • Amplifier Specifications

    • Selecting Amplifiers and Speakers

    • Calculations

    8. Audio System Wiring
    • Wire Types and Uses

    • Wire, Impedance, and Performance

    • Series and Parallel Wiring

    • Amplifier Selection

    9. Volume and Keypad Controls
    • Locations

    • Autoformer Volume Controls

    • Impedance Matching Volume Controls

    • Keypad Controls

    10. Designing Whole House Audio
    • Steps in the Design Process

    • Types and Locations of Speakers

    • Component Selection

    • Design Documentation

    • Whole House Audio System Examples

    11. Installing Whole House Audio
    • New Construction and Retrofit

    • Planning, Rough-in, and Trim-out Phases

    • Training the Customer

    12. Troubleshooting Audio
    • Methodology

    • Common Problems

    • Ground Loop

    • Top 10 Distributed Audio Problems

    • Troubleshooting Tools

    13. Course Summary
    14. FINAL TEST


    Manufacturer Bedrock Learning
    Manufacturer Product No. BL-OC-AUDIO
    Length6 Hours
    Continuing Education UnitsCEDIA CEUs: 3

    ESA CEUs: 0.6

    ETA Contact Hours: 60

    infoComm International RUs: 6

    Important notes:
    Only defective exchanges for identical item within 30 days of purchase. No other returns allowed on this item. For defective returns after 30 days, please contact the manufacturer.
    Manufacturer contact information: Bedrock Learning Inc, Tel: (616) 355-1418


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