Location: Palo Verde 1 & 2
First Group: Monday March 7, 2022 – 9:10am-10:40am
Second Group: Tuesday March 8, 2022 – 9:10am-10:40am
Total Time: 80 Minutes
Learn audio system design principles and practices that deliver incredible results. Whether you’re starting from scratch or integrating with a complex factory system, great performance requires careful planning. This session covers speaker placement considerations, sound deadening, 2-way versus 3-way components, an overview of OEM system configurations for newer vehicles, and much more. This also includes important Pro Tips for effective system design and the tools you’ll need to maximize your end result!
• Planning the system
• OEM audio system types
• Speaker selection and location
• Power requirement and configuration
• Signal processing and onboard integration
Andy Wehmeyer is President of Audiofrog, Inc., a high-end car audio, pro audio, and audio measurement equipment company based in Pasadena, CA. Andy’s had a 35-year career in-car audio as a retail installer, product manager, category manager and company president. He is well regarded as one of the most knowledgeable people in the aftermarket car audio sector and routinely shares his depth of knowledge with the specialist car audio installation community.
Picture Andy’s strengths and specialties are in product management, car audio system design, and audio system calibration/tuning. He is also a patent co-holder for inventions in digital signal processing and speaker design. Andy is co-presenting a session in the Modern Tech educational track at MasterTech Expo.
Dean Beyett is the lead installation technician at Five Star Car Stereo in Clearwater, FL. He has over 30 years of car audio installation experience that encompasses a wide range of skillsets and in-depth product knowledge. Along with leading the installation team, Dean is responsible for Five Star’s website, Instagram page and managing the company’s custom installation sales. His company, Smash Force Productions, produces the successful "Five Star Car Stereo",” Dean and Fernando’s Car Stereo Clips” and "The Boring Life of Dean and Hailey" YouTube shows. Creating thousands of videos on the subjects of car audio and being a dad, Dean has an impressive following online and is one of the driving forces behind car audio on social media today.