EASE Address

EASE Address - Universal Distributed Audio System Modeling in 2D

Software

EASE Address is a software that allows the modeling of acoustic sources, in particular distributed loudspeaker systems, in two dimensions. It only considers the direct field, created by the addition of the sound contributions of the individual loudspeakers.

The design of EASE Address is targeted at the end user, but also at the R&D engineer. Therefore great efforts are made to create an intuitive and consistent interface, which agrees with modern user interface design principles.

The applicability of EASE Address is quite extended compared to conventional 2D ceiling loudspeaker simulation software. Outstanding is that it is not fixed to a single product. A GLL configuration file allows the definition of the loudspeaker properties in an ASCII text format. Thus, additional loudspeakers can be introduced at any time by additional configuration files, already existing loudspeakers can be updated, without changes to a single line of code in the software. This makes EASE Address a generic software.

The scientific base of EASE Address stems from EASE, the professional electro- and room acoustic simulation software developed by Ahnert Feistel Media Group. EASE Address is also created by AFMG.

EASE Address is publicly available and it is free. It cannot be licensed directly, rather loading a selected system definition (GLL) file constitutes the relation to a manufacturer. The maintenance and the extension of the EASE Address Software is carried out by AFMG.

GLL data files are created and supplied by loudspeaker manufacturers. Any GLL file can be loaded into the EASE acoustic modeling software. However, in order to create a GLL that can be used in EASE Address a loudspeaker company needs to be licensed by AFMG. GLLs can be opened and viewed with the free GLL Viewer program.

Versions & Prices

Features

Enter the Room Layout

 

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Entering the room layout in EASE Address.

Enter the boundaries of one or more rooms for visual reference and in order arrange the loudspeakers

 

Load Reference Pictures

 

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EASE Address project including a background picture.

Load reference pictures that can be used as basis to enter the room layout

Several picture file formats are supported, such as PNG, JPG, GIF, BMP, and TIF.

Automatically Arrange Loudspeakers

 

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Auto-Arrange window and options.

Let EASE Address automatically arrange the loudspeakers based on a quality criteria defined by you for a great starting point

Direct Sound Simulation

Simulate the sound pressure level (Z and A-Weighted) to evaluate the sound system coverage

Find out how many loudspeakers you will need, and where they need to be placed for optimal sound distribution.

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Direct Sound Simulation.

EASE Address calculates only the direct sound field inside the room. It does not regard the room acoustic response

EASE Address is powered by the same acoustic engine as EASE. It can actually be considered as a strongly reduced version of EASE, however it only calculates the direct sound field for 2 dimensions. Otherwise both software packages are very similar with regard to most acoustic calculation properties. For example, the loudspeaker data resolution is based on the GLL data format and can be defined adequate to the simulation needs. Like EASE, EASE Address uses the ISO standard for air absorption according to ISO 9613-1, the propagation loss over distance, the angle dependency of the acoustic data, summing of the acoustic sources and much more.

Signal-to-Noise Ratio Simulation

 

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Signal-to-noise ratio simulation.

Enter measured noise levels and perform signal-to-noise ratio simulations

Noise levels can be specified or imported in a resolution of 1 octave, or 1/3 octave. Alternatively, the broadband noise level can also be entered.

 

Distribution Graph

Assess the statistical distribution of sound pressure levels or signal-to-noise levels over the area of the whole Room

This view is particularly useful to optimize the coverage with respect to variation relative to the average level.

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Distribution graph.
Frequency Response Graph

 

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Frequency response at specified receiver locations.

Investigate the frequency response at different locations in a Room

This graph can also be used to compare the frequency response of different spots.

Create a Report of the Project

In order to facilitate the project documentation, EASE Address allows you to create an editable report including the project information, the room layout,  loudspeakers information, and the simulation results.

Export Data to EASE

If deeper investigations are needed, including room acoustic simulations, your EASE Address project can be easily exported to an EASE project file

The exported project includes geometry data as well as loudspeaker data. To perform calculations for room-acoustic results you will need to assign wall materials to each face in EASE.

Supported Brands & Database

Supported Brands Table

Several manufacturers provide loudspeaker data files for AFMG software. The table below provides an overview of all the companies who have provided loudspeaker data, and for which products they are available.

To download these data files, please refer to Loudspeaker Databases, from our Resources page.

Note that some manufacturers distribute the loudspeaker data only through their website or upon request. If you are missing a particular brand in the software, please contact the respective company directly. 

Please contact the manufacturer for loudspeaker data
Loudspeaker data available through AFMG

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

[A]  Brand EASE EASE Evac EASE Address EASE Focus
1 Sound    
ACE      
acoustic line SEEBURG      
Active Audio    
Adamson Systems Engineering  
AD Systems    
Alcons Audio    
Admark    
ALTEC LANSING      
ALTEC LANSING PRO      
Amadeus  
Amate Audio  
Ambient System      
AMINA    
Apart Audio
Apia    
APG  
APL      
APOGEE      
ATLAS    
Attack Audio System  
Audac
Audience Delight    
AUDIOCENTER    
AUDIOFOCUS    
AUDIO PERFORMANCE    
Aura Audio    
Australian Monitor  
[B]  Brand EASE EASE Evac EASE Address EASE Focus
B&C      
Bag End Loudspeakers    
Belisle Acoustique      
Beta Three    
beyerdynamic      
biamp  
Bosch Security Systems  
Bose Professional  
Bouyer  
[C]  Brand EASE EASE Evac EASE Address EASE Focus
CAF    
Canon      
Carvin  
CDK      
CELESTION      
Celto Acoustique    
CERWIN-VEGA      
CES Audio      
Clair Brothers      
Clair Global    
C-MARK    
CODA Audio    
Community Professional Loudspeakers
Cooper Notification    
Cornered Audio  
COTINA  
Craaft Audio GmbH  
Crest Audio    
Crestron  
[D]  Brand EASE EASE Evac EASE Address EASE Focus
d&b    
D.A.S Audio    
Danley Sound Labs    
db Technologies    
Desfine      
dsp    
DSPPA    
DUKANE      
DURAN AUDIO      
DYNACORD    
[E]  Brand EASE EASE Evac EASE Address EASE Focus
EATON  
EAW  
ECLER  
Electro-Voice
Elettronica Montarbo    
Elko Schmid Electronic  
EM Acoustics    
EMX      
ENNE    
Equipson      
ESAudio    
ESS AUDIO    
Extron Electronics  
ezAcoustics    
[F]  Brand EASE EASE Evac EASE Address EASE Focus
FBT  
fdB  
Fidek    
Flare Audio    
Fohhn Audio AG      
FONESTAR    
Fourjay      
FRAZIER      
Fulcrum Acoustic  
Fulgor    
Funktion One      
FZ Audio  
[G]  Brand EASE EASE Evac EASE Address EASE Focus
GALAXY AUDIO      
GENTEX    
Go Audio    
[H]  Brand EASE EASE Evac EASE Address EASE Focus
Harmonic Design    
Heinrich Limited    
HH Electronics  
HiVi    
HK Audio  
Honeywell Audiovisuals  
Honeywell    
HUSHAN  
[I]  Brand EASE EASE Evac EASE Address EASE Focus
iBO    
ic audio    
IDEA Pro Audio    
ITC  
[J]  Brand EASE EASE Evac EASE Address EASE Focus
JAH Audio, Corp.      
James Loudspeaker  
JBL-Professional  
[K]  Brand EASE EASE Evac EASE Address EASE Focus
K-array    
KEF Audio    
KEVIC    
Klein+Hummel      
KLING&FREITAG      
Klipsch  
KME      
KS AUDIO    
KV2 Audio  
[L]  Brand EASE EASE Evac EASE Address EASE Focus
L-Acoustics      
LAX-PRO  
LD Systems
LDA Audiotech    
LEEM    
Leon Speakers    
Listen Audio    
Logic Systems    
Lotusline France    
Loud Professional    
Lowell Manufacturing      
LXN  
[M]  Brand EASE EASE Evac EASE Address EASE Focus
MacPherson      
MAG Audio    
Maga Engineering    
Martin Audio  
MARC AUDIO    
Master Audio      
McCauley Sound      
MDC  
Medianet      
MERIDIAN      
Meyer Sound    
MONACOR  
Monitor Audio  
Montarbo    
Multistar    
musikelektronic geithain      
MZ Audio    
[N]  Brand EASE EASE Evac EASE Address EASE Focus
NAW Performance Audio    
NEXO      
NEXT-proaudio  
NTi Audio    
[O]  Brand EASE EASE Evac EASE Address EASE Focus
OAP      
ODIN Audiosystems    
OHM      
One Systems  
Origin Acoustics  
Outline    
[P]  Brand EASE EASE Evac EASE Address EASE Focus
PAL    
pan acoustics    
Panasonic / RAMSA      
PAS      
PEAVEY      
Penton      
Pioneer Professional Audio    
PK Sound    
Poeschel    
POL-AUDIO    
ProAudio Technology    
Pro DG Systems    
Proel    
Prophon    
Proso      
ProTone    
PSE Audio    
[Q]  Brand EASE EASE Evac EASE Address EASE Focus
QPRO Audio Germany      
QSC
Quam      
Quint Audio    
[R]  Brand EASE EASE Evac EASE Address EASE Focus
RAULAND      
RCF
RENKUS-HEINZ    
REYN AUDIO    
RUIFENG intell    
[S]  Brand EASE EASE Evac EASE Address EASE Focus
SE Audiotechnik
SEEBURG acoustic line    
Shure Incorporated
SIEMENS    
Silver Acoustic      
Simplex    
SLS Loudspeakers    
Sonance  
Sound Advance Systems      
SoundBarrier    
Soundking  
Soundprojects      
SOUNDSPHERE      
SoundTube  
Spottune    
Srite    
STS Touring Series    
Studiomaster      
Studt-Akustik    
SYNQ      
System Sensor    
[T]  Brand EASE EASE Evac EASE Address EASE Focus
T&M      
TANNOY
T.D taichee    
Technomad      
Tecnare  
TOA
Turbosound    
TW AUDiO  
[U]  Brand EASE EASE Evac EASE Address EASE Focus
University Sound      
UTC Fire & Security      
[V]  Brand EASE EASE Evac EASE Address EASE Focus
VA    
Vellez    
VERITY AUDIO    
Voice-Acoustic    
Void Acoustics    
VOKON  
VTC Pro Audio    
VUE Audiotechnik  
[W]  Brand EASE EASE Evac EASE Address EASE Focus
WestLab Audio    
Wharfedale Pro  
White Acoustics    
WHD      
WORK Pro    
Worx Audio    
[X]  Brand EASE EASE Evac EASE Address EASE Focus
XSWY Audio    
XYCAD Audio    
[Y]  Brand EASE EASE Evac EASE Address EASE Focus
YAMAHA    
YME SYSTEMS    
YORKVILLE      
[Z]  Brand EASE EASE Evac EASE Address EASE Focus
ZSOUND    
ZINGALI ACOUSTICS S.p.A.      
Loudspeaker Database

Several manufacturers have provided their licensed EASE Address data to AFMG for distribution. You can download this database below. Please find an overview of the supported brands here. - Note that some loudspeaker manufacturers distribute the loudspeaker data only through their website or upon request. If you are missing a particular brand in EASE Address, please contact the respective manufacturer directly.

EASE Address Database

How to install:

After unpacking, these data files should be copied to the System Definitions directory of your EASE Address installation, which is usually \Common Documents\AFMG\EASE Address\System Definitions\. To determine this path, start EASE Address, open the Options window [F9] and go to the Environment tab.

Warning:
AFMG is not responsible for this data. If you have questions regarding accuracy, completeness or up-to-dateness please consult the manufacturer.

 

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