AES Technical Committee:

Loudspeakers and headphones

Mission Statement

TC-LH – Mission:

The committee works to ensure that the AES membership has the opportunity to learn of relevant new transducer technology as it develops, with an emphasis on sound field generation from loudspeakers and headphones.


Juha Backman

Vice Chair

Areas of Concentration

  • Transducer Design
  • Electronic Processing Techniques
  • Distortion Analysis
  • Measurement Techniques
  • Specifications
  • Digital speakers

Current Areas Of Work

  • Standards
  • Workshops

AES 151st AES Fall Show Oct/2021

More Info:

TC-LH Meeting (151st Fall Show:)

Thursday 14/Oct/21 11:00AM EDT Online

Contact the chair for online invitation.

Chair: Steve Hutt

Vice-Chair: Juha Backman

Preliminary Agenda:

Mission Statement.


Trends: – Comments welcome:


Discussion of pertinent standards.

New Topics:

Attendees are encouraged to raise new topics for discussion.

These documents do not necessarily express the official position of the AES on the issues discussed at these meetings, and only represent the views of committee members participating in the discussion. Any unauthorized use of these publications is prohibited. Authorization must be obtained from the Executive Director of the AES: Email, Tel: +1 212 661 8528, Address: 551 Fifth Ave., Suite 1225, New York, New York 10176, USA.

2021-6-3     TC-LH 150th Meeting Report
Description: TC Loudspeakers & Headphones Meeting notes from the 150th, Online, (Amsterdam), June 2021

2020-11-5     TC-LH 149th Meeting Report
Description: TC Loudspeakers & Headphones Meeting notes from the 149th, Online, (New York), October 2020

2020-7-2     TC-LH 148th Meeting Report
Description: TC-LH Meeting Report, 148th Vienna – On Line

2020-6-11     TC-LH 147th Meeting Report
Description: TC Loudspeakers & Headphones Meeting Report from the 147th New York

2020-6-11     TC-LH 146th Meeting Report
Description: TC Loudspeakers & Headphones Meeting notes from the 146th Dublin

2018-11-6     TC-LH 144th Meeting Report
Description: TC-LH Meeting Report, 144th Milan

2018-11-5     TC-LH 145th Meeting Notes
Description: TC-LH Meeting Report, 145th New York

2017-10-24     TCLH_AES143_MeetingReport
Description: TC Loudspeakers & Headphones meeting report from 143rd convention, New York.

2017-6-9     TCLH_AES142_MeetingReport
Description: TCLH Meeting Report, 142nd Berlin

2016-10-31     TCLH 141 Meeting Report
Description: Meeting notes for TCLH 141st 30/Sep/16 Los Angeles

2016-9-12     TC-LH 140th Meeting Notes.
Description: Meeting notes from the TCLH meeting 5/June16 – Paris

2015-11-2     AES 139th TCLH Meeting Notes
Description: TC Loudspeakers & Headphones Meeting notes from the 139th, New York, 31 October 2015.

2015-6-10     TC-LH 138th Meeting Report
Description: TC Loudspeakers & Headphones Meeting notes from the 138th, Warsaw, May 2015

2013-5-7     AES 133 TCLH San Francisco minutes
Description: Meeting minutes from the Technical Committee meeting on Loudspeakers and Headphones, Held in San Francisco on October 28, 2012.

2013-5-13     AES Tutorial Diagnostics on irregular loudspeaker defects
Description: AES Tutorial Diagnostics on irregular loudspeaker defects, WOLFGANG KLIPPEL, Rome 2013

The TC on Loudspeakers and Headphones helps to maintain a Topic Website on Loudspeakers and Headphones.

Committee Members

Angelo Farina
Doug Button
Jason Linse
Marshall Buck
John Vanderkooy
Erling Sandermann Olsen
Scott Orth
Timo Esser
J M Woodgate
Christopher Struck
David Carlstrom
Thomas Gmeiner
Paul Barton
Charlie Hughes
Roberto Magalotti
Tim Mellow
Mattia Cobianchi
Pat Dennis
Sean O’Brien
Alan Phillips
Oleg Bogdanov
Tim Gladwyn
Pietro Massini
Gabe Slotnick
Cedrik Bacon
Rich Sulin
Lakshmikanth Tipparaju
Stefan Dorr
Greg White
Dohyeon Son
Bob Zurek
Earl Geddes
John Busenitz
Stanley Lipshitz
Mark Ziemba
Juha Backman
Alex Voishvillo
Richard S Stroud
Laurie Fincham
Hans van Maanen
Mark Dodd
Todd Welti
Aldoshina Irina
Stephen Thompson
Geoff Hill
Roger Schwenke
Michael Turner
CheahHeng Tan
Gottfried Schmid
M. Andrew Lewis
Igor Levitsky
Patrick Flanagan
Jack Oclee-Brown
Hessam Alavi
Tommaso Nizzoli
Kommer Kleijn
Francesco Baccelli
Matteo Nucci
Matthew Robinson
Don Keele
Giles Davis
Ronald Ajemian
Peter Mapp
Sean Olive
Steve Hutt
Wolfgang Klippel
Kenneth Deetz
John Dawson
Robert Baum
David Murphy
David Prince
Neil Harris
Richard Little
Brian Sterling
Juergen Peissig
Michael Santucci
Stefan Irrgang
Arndt Klingelnberg
Steve Temme
Per Sjosten
Patrick James Hegarty
Michael Hedges
Renato Yamane
Balazs Kakonyi
Omid Khonsaripour
Christian Lopez
Manuel Perucci
Steve Kollander

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