[LAD] ambisonics UHJ encoder

Jörn Nettingsmeier nettings at folkwang-hochschule.de
Wed Feb 24 19:54:35 UTC 2010

On 02/24/2010 12:19 PM, alex stone wrote:

>> 2. use a virtual stereo mike to pick out a stereo perspective. it allows
>> for more control, is a lot easier to produce, and it's probably the
>> safer option if you want your mix to be reliable on consumer gear...

> 2.) Virtual stereo mike? I don't understand this bit. Do we have one
> in Linux? Or are you referring to a process i have to build up myself?

that's the vmic plugin i was talking about earlier. or the stereo
monitoring facility in tetraproc, but as i said, vmic is way more
convenient for your usecase.

>> since you are dealing with artificial sources anyways, why stick to
>> first order? do your panning in higher order instead. the use of
>> resources is minimal (although it will create an insane amount of jack
>> ports, so use -P2048). it won't make any difference to your UHJ, since
>> it only ever sees WXY, but it would enable you to produce really crisp
>> n.1 or HOA decodes without any extra work.
> I don't know enough about higher order yet, but i am proficient in
> handling insane amounts of of ports, so that bit isn't overwhelming.
> :)

so just create a 16ch master bus and use the third order panners. wiring
each channel is a PITA, but afterwards, you can just work as in 1st
order, there is no difference.



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