MEASQ Car Sound Competition

2LOUD2OLD 4 January 2012

MEASQ is a fair and unbiased judging format used to subjectively compare competitor’s car audio systems. Criteria includes the system’s ability to accurately reproduce audio as the original recording intended, plus provide valuable feedback to the competitor. The format is designed to ensure consistency and an objective approach while remaining easy to understand and accommodating of competitor’s various skill and knowledge levels.

Above all else, MEASQ competition should be fun and rewarding for the competitor, and bring together enthusiasts in a friendly, yet competitive environment.

The MEASQ format and series, operates across many states of Australia and is currently the only national sound quality competition format.


What: Round 1 of the MEASQ ACT Series 2012

Where: Autotech Canberra – Unit 1, 15A Sheppard Street Hume

When: 4th February 2012

Competitor Arrival & Registration: 1:00pm
Competition & Judging Commences: 2:00pm

MEASQ Classes (Entry Fee $35.00)
Novice ($20.00 Entry Fee)
Intermediate Class
Advanced Class
Expert Class
Show Class

Trophies Awarded in Each Class
Winner | Runner Up

Additional Awards:
Judges Choice Award
Encouragement Award

Judging Material will be from the following tracks in no particular order:
0-Bit track (for testing system noise/s)
Left/Right channel identification
In phase/Out of phase track (not specifically used for any judging criteria)
Correlated Pink Noise (not specifically used for any judging criteria)

Alan Taylor & Chris Jones – EASCA 2009 or Stockfisch Masterpieces Vol.5 – Tennessee Waltz
Chris Jones – Moonstruck & No Looking Back – Long After You’re Gone
Christy Baron – I Thought About You or Retrospective – Ain’t No Sunshine
Dave Matthews Band – Crash – Say Goodbye (likely cut down to just the first ~1:20 minutes)
Dire Straits – The Best of Dire Straits & Mark Knopfler:Private Investigations – Private Investigations (likely cut to just the last ~2:30 minutes)
Jen Chapin – ReVisions – You Haven’t Done Nothin’
Jennifer Warnes – The Well – The Panther
Livingston Taylor – Ink – Isn’t She Lovely
The Persuasions – Chesky Records 10 Best or The Persuasions Sing U2 – Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For
Rebecca Pidgeon – Chesky Ultimate Demonstration Disc, Vol. 1 or The Raven – Spanish Harlem



The dates and locations for the rest of the season are as follows:

Sunday 19th February.
Round 2 SQ and SPL
Battery World Phillip.
Starting at 10am. Rego from 9am.

Sunday 25th March

Round 3 SQ only NO SPL
Cotter Public Area.
Starting at 10am Rego from 9am

Sunday 6th May
Round 4 SQ and SPL
Pats Installs at Mitchell (YES Pat has his new shop) His new shop is at Injected the wheel shop.

Sunday 3rd June
Round 5 SQ only NO SPL
Lake Ginnenderra
Starting at 10am Rego from 9am

Sunday 1st July
Round 6 SQ and SPL
BDL Car Stereo Fyshwick.
Starting at 10am Rego from 9am

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