Products Desktop, Mobile Device, and DVD
Fundamentals of audio and acoustics

Sound Made simple is an interactive learning application produced on desktop format, mobile, and DVD that takes an 'academic' approach to teach the basic fundamentals of audio, acoustics and sound system equipment.

Topics covered include Sound & Hearing, Signal Path & Gain Structure, Mixing Consoles, Equalization, Acoustics, Microphones, Signal Processors, Power Amplifiers, Loudspeakers, and Cables, Connectors & Impedance.

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Time flexible

There are over 350 comprehensive academic-based modules in a well designed application ideal for both individual and group training sessions. Sound Made Simple is the perfect solution for those who are new to the industry, system operators unfamiliar with the underpinnings of an audio system, and anyone needing a refresher course of the basics. It is a great teaching tool that can be used in various curricula and is a great alternative to expensive seminars.

SMS iCD is revolutionizing the way we teach & learn by implementing creative educational techniques that appeal to sound system operators.

group and individual training

Built for Windows and Mac

group and individual training

Several of the units include interactive objects that allow the user to have hands on experience without requiring a full size audio system. The interactive mixing console accurately simulates the look, feel, and function of a real console and incorporates full functionality of the channel and master faders, pan controls, and mute buttons while allowing the user to mix real instrument tracks in real time.

Topics included:
  • Sound & Hearing
  • Signal Path & Gain Structure
  • Mixing Consoles
  • Equalization
  • Acoustics
  • Microphones
  • Signal Processors
  • Power Amplifiers
  • Loudspeakers
  • Cables, Connectors & Impedance
Application Retail
SMS iCD: Windows CD-ROM $49.99
Sound Made Simple for Mac $49.99

Mac App Store


Portable application

group and individual training

Adapted from the highly acclaimed SMS iCD, iPA (portable application) enables iPhone and iPod touch users to enjoy the same learning approach while on the go! There are over 350 comprehensive, academic-based modules (movies) in a well designed application ideal for OTG (on-the-go) learners. It is recommended the PRO version be downloaded via iTunes and then sync'd with the iPhone or iPod touch device, due to its file size. Chapter apps are independent and are identical to the lessons found in the PRO app.

Topics included:
  • Sound & Hearing
  • Signal Path & Gain Structure
  • Mixing Consoles
  • Equalization
  • Acoustics
  • Microphones
  • Signal Processors
  • Power Amplifiers
  • Loudspeakers
  • Cables, Connectors & Impedance
Apps Description Retail
Lite Demo Free
Chapters Per chapter apps $2.99
Professional All ten chapters $24.99

iTunes App Store


Understanding Sound Reinforcement in your TV

group and individual training

Understanding the fundamentals of audio, acoustics and sound reinforcement can be challenging to the first-time learner. In this self-paced course, this knowledge is presented through narration, images and animation in a concise and easy-to-follow manner.

"Understanding Sound Reinforcement: The Learner's Guide" also includes chapter quizzes available online, free with product registration. Language formats are English and Spanish. No region encoding.

DVD includes:
  • Sound & Hearing
  • Signal Path & Gain Structure
  • Mixing Consoles
  • Equalization
  • Acoustics
  • Microphones
  • Signal Processors
  • Power Amplifiers
  • Loudspeakers
  • Cables, Connectors & Impedance
DVD Retail
Understanding Sound Reinforcement: The Learner's Guide $99

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