[LAU] ambiophonics vs. ambisonics?

Martin Leese martin.leese at stanfordalumni.org
Fri Feb 26 10:42:59 EST 2010

On Thu, 2010-02-25 at 22:42 -0700, Bearcat M. Sandor wrote:
> Am i correct in my
> understanding, that nothing can be utilized by ambisonic processing
> during playback if the source material is only stereo?

Nope.  Domestic Ambisonic decoders have a
Super Stereo mode for "decoding" stereo
sources.  They also include a stereo width
control which allows the stereo image to be
compressed to mono-like or expanded into a
horseshoe around the listener.

See the Ambisonic FAQ on my website at:

The technical stuff is in the Ambisonia Wiki at:

Martin J Leese
E-mail: martin.leese  stanfordalumni.org
Web: http://members.tripod.com/martin_leese/

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