Chicago, IL Smaart Operator: Fundamentals - August, 2020

From $500 usd
+ available add-ons
Tue Aug 18, 9:00 AM - Thu Aug 20, 5:00 PM (CDT)
Field Museum, Lecture Hall II, 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, United States  

3-Day Smaart Operator: Fundamentals Training Class at the Field Museum in Chicago, IL. This class is hosted by Rational Acoustics and will be taught by Chris Tsanjoures.


This class will follow the standard 3-day Smaart Operator Fundamentals training class format. Smaart Operator Fundamentals is certified for 9.5 Renewal Units (RU’s) for the InfoComm (Avixa) CTS, CTS-I and CTS-D programs.

Class price includes class materials, breakfast & lunch on all class days, class t-shirt and a Certificate of Attendance upon completion of the class. A $250 deposit is due at the time of registration to secure your spot in the class, with the balance due 2 weeks prior to the class start date. Or, you can choose to pay the class fee in-full at the time of registration. Class fees may be paid via credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Discover). Click HERE to view our refund / cancellation policy

Every class attendee is entitled to a discounted license of either Smaart v8 or Di v2. (For a review of the differences between the two versions, click HERE). You can purchase a license at the time of registration and upon successful processing of your registration and payment, a license code will be emailed to you along with activation instructions. Licenses will only be emailed upon payment in-full of class registration fees, so if you choose to only pay the deposit at the time of registration, your license will not be emailed to you until the balance is paid 2 weeks prior to the class start date).

If you choose not to purchase a license during the registration process, you will be emailed a coupon code upon completion of the class to purchase a discounted license from our online store. Coupons are valid for 90 days after the class.

The measurement signals used in the instruction of the Operator Fundamentals class will be distributed using a Dante audio network. Class attendees must bring a laptop computer with both the latest version of Smaart v8 measurement software and Dante Virtual Soundcard (DVS) installed. A 30 day demo version of Smaart v8 is available online at [] ( Dante Virtual Soundcard can be obtained from the Audinate (Dante Virtual Soundcard’s manufacturer) web site at either by purchase or via a temporary trial installation.


Closest Airports:

Chicago Midway (MDW)
(11 miles from venue)

Chicago O’Hare (ORD)
(21 miles from venue)

Nearby Hotels:

Best Western Grant Park
1100 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Phone: 312-922-2900

Homewood Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown South Loop
59 E 11th Street
Chicago, IL 60605
Phone: 312-753-3100

*Note: These hotel suggestions are based solely on proximity to the class location. Rational Acoustics makes no guarantees as to hotel quality, pricing or availability. Attendees should research hotels personally prior to booking.


Course is open to all interested persons. Prior measurement / system alignment experience is not required, but is helpful. This course does assume a working knowledge of professional sound system engineering practices and basic audio fundamentals.

Chris Tsanjoures

Rational Acoustics Product Mgr. / Smaart Instructor
Field Museum, Lecture Hall II, 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, United States
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