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Up to 50% off

Level up to the latest version of SoundCheck with up to 50% off list price. Until the end of 2022, we’re discounting upgrades to the latest SoundCheck version by up to 50%  when you also purchase a support contract. We’re recently introduced many new features including enhanced perceptual distortion, a fully-featured multichannel RTA, upgraded signal generator and new stimulus and post-processing capabilities to support communications testing. Check out our summary of new features and imagine adding those to your test toolbox! 

Naturally we’re also working on some exciting new developments for the next release, and the support contract secures your copy of  version 21 at no additional cost when it is released next Spring, keeping you on the latest version at least through the end of 2023. And of course you’ll also get priority support from our knowledgeable team!

Note: Remember, our upgrades are perpetual – once you upgrade, you’ll have all the new features you’ve purchased for the life of your SoundCheck system, not just for a limited time or until our next update.

Upgrade from VersionUpgrade List PricePromotional Upgrade PriceDiscount+ Support ContractTotal Cost
14.0$9,000$4,50050%$950$5,450
15.0$7,500$3,75050%$950$4,700
16.0$6,000$3,00050%$950$3,950
17.0$4,500$2,70040%$950$3,650
18.0$3,000$2,25025%$950$3,200
19.0$1,500$1,12525%$950$2,075

* Note:

  1. Limit 5 keys per customer. Contact your sales engineer for 6+ system pricing.
  2. A 12 month support contract ($950) must also be purchased at the time of upgrade. This includes the version 21 release (with additional new features) when it is available early next year, as well as priority support.
  3. For systems prior to version 14, please contact your sales engineer for pricing.
  4. Not valid for lost/replacement keys or demo keys

Free Polar Plot Module and Sequence with Turntable Purchase

We’re excited to launch the new MDT-4000 turntable from Portland Tool and Die. This new turntable, specifically designed for the needs of the audio test industry, delivers accuracy, flexibility, portability and more at a very competitive price.
To celebrate this product launch, we’re giving away our Polar Plot module ( $500 value) for free with the purchase of this turntable. We’ll even throw in our free loudspeaker polar plot sequence so you can be making measurements within minutes!

More about turntables

Polar Plot Sequence

Free Upgrade to 8 Channel System With AmpConnect 621 Purchase

When you purchase our AmpConnect 621 multichannel audio interface, we’ll upgrade your SoundCheck system to 8 channels at no additional cost – that’s a saving of up to $1,500. This up-levels your system to a 6-in, 2-out multichannel system ideal for measuring mic arrays, automotive audio, noise canceling headphones and more. Used with the multichannel RTA in SoundCheck 20, you can view multiple signal paths simultaneously as well as calculate differences, averages and more in real time.

And if you don’t have a SoundCheck system yet, we’ve also got you covered ! We’ll discount any 8-channel software package by 25% when you purchase SoundCheck and AmpConnect 621 together.

Note: offers cannot be combined. Discounted pricing applies to a maximum of 5 systems. SoundCheck 20 is recommended for AmpConnect 621 control and full Multi-RTA functionality.

AmpConnect621

Multichannel RTA

25% off all additional modules

Extend the functionality of your SoundCheck system with additional modules! Typically priced at $500-$2,000, add-on modules provide additional analysis, post-processing and display options, or add additional channels to your system. Options added in the past few years include POLQA, room acoustics, chart recorder, distortion meter, enhanced database and more. Naturally our popular long-standing options such as time-frequency analysis, Log TSR algorithm, polar plots, transfer function, and additional channels are also included. Modules are delivered electronically, and all are included in this offer.

Learn more about our optional modules

Note:  Some modules may be dependent on others. When requesting a quote, please share the key number with your sales engineer in order to verify system dependencies.

Complete Module Listing

Discounted AES75-2022 (M-Noise) Test Package

Listen is the first test and measurement company to automate measuring loudspeakers to the new AES75-2022: AES standard for acoustics — Measuring loudspeaker maximum linear sound levels using noise.  This removes subjectivity, increases reliability, and saves time. To help you get started with this sequence, we’ve put together a special deal including the two optional modules that you need to run this sequence, Waveform Filter and Transfer function, along with the test sequence. This AES75 ‘bundle’ is just $2,250, a 25% discount on our list price. (Please note that SoundCheck Plus version 20 is required – and if you also need to upgrade, we’ll give you 25% off on that too!)

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AES75-2022 Package

Item / Part NumberDescriptionList Price
2023Waveform Filter Module$1,000
2021Transfer Function Module$2,000
n/aAES75 Test Sequence$0
Total$3,000 $2,250

*Required Equipment to run this sequence: 

  • SoundCheck 20 Plus or later, including modules listed above
  • Audio Interface/Amplifier/Microphone power supply – Listen AmpConnect ISC (p/n 4042) or separate components
  • Reference Microphone – Listen SCM-4 (p/n 4012) or similar

External Control of SoundCheck Seminar

Oct 18th 9am & 2pm Eastern time; November 2nd, 10am China time

SoundCheck has led the way in production line audio measurement for over 25 years with its sophisticated suite of audio measurement algorithms that offer precise measurement, fast throughput, excellent noise immunity, and world-class reliability. However, many audio manufacturing factories are moving towards large, highly customized, integrated test configurations to evaluate products, not only for audio integrity, but often video, visual and other performance defects. This seminar explains how to bring the advantages of SoundCheck into your automated test environment using any programming language compatible with TCP/IP  including C, C+, Python, LabVIEW and more.

We will run through several demonstrations of SoundCheck integration including:

  • Enabling TCP-IP in SoundCheck, and an overview of commands
  • Using external control to open up and run a SoundCheck sequence using a python script, and returning data for use in any application 
  • Changing test parameters via external control, so that test procedures can be simplified by adapting test conditions on the fly for different products
  • Loading, playing and controlling volume of  a test signal on a DUT  using a custom step in a SoundCheck sequence. 
  • Using external control to automatically equalize wave files loaded into SoundCheck via TCP/IP 
  • Using MATLAB with SoundCheck.

Presenters: Mark Latshaw, Pranav Swaroop

These events are now over, but you can watch the recording here.

 

 

Measuring Loudspeaker Maximum Linear Sound Levels Using Noise to the AES75-2022 Standard

The AES75-2022 standard details a procedure for measuring maximum linear sound levels of a loudspeaker system or driver using a test signal called M-Noise. This is a complex procedure with many repetitive steps, which makes it time consuming to implement manually. This sequence automates the entire process, accelerating test time, minimizing operator intervention, and ensuring accurate and objective test results.

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Automotive Audio Testing Seminar

July 21st, 2022. 9.00am and 2.00pm Eastern US time (6.00am and 11.00am West Coast time)
July 27th, 10.00am China time

In this practical online seminar, Steve Temme will demonstrate in-car measurement of frequency response, Max SPL, and Buzz, Squeak and Rattle using a Bluetooth connection. He will discuss considerations such as physical setup, infotainment system controls and the measurement parameters. Steve and his colleagues will then discuss connectivity for automotive testing, explaining and demonstrating the various connectivity options including USB drive, Bluetooth and A2B bus. Finally, we’ll take a look at some of the other audio measurements that you can make using SoundCheck, for example active noise cancellation and voice assistance readiness. 

在这个实用的网络研讨会中,Steve Temme 将演示如何使用蓝牙连接进行车内测量,以测量频率响应、最大 SPL 以及异常音。 他将讨论物理设置、信息娱乐系统控制和测量参数等考虑因素。 然后,Steve和他的同事将讨论汽车测试的连接性,解释和演示各种连接选项,包括 USB 驱动器、蓝牙和A2B 总线。 最后,我们将看看其他您可以透过SoundCheck进行的音频测量,例如主动降噪以及voice assistance readiness测量。

Production Testing Seminar

March 10th, 2022. 9.00am and 2.00pm Eastern US time (6.00am and 11.00am West Coast time)

In this short seminar, Les Quindipan explores the use of SoundCheck for end-of-line production testing. He discusses typical test configurations and the type of measurements that can be made, how to set pass/fail limits and how to optimize tests for high throughput.

He will also explain how SoundCheck is easily scaled for high volume production testing, with such features as external control via another program and auto-saving data to databases, and how SoundCheck’s capabilities are easily expanded through the use of custom steps to control all types of devices and test fixtures.

This seminar will be of interest to anyone considering a production line implementation of SoundCheck, or curious as to how to transition R&D measurements to fast and effective end-of-line test.

This event has passed. Watch the recording.