[LAD] panning thoughts

Eric Kampman erickampman at me.com
Fri Nov 12 15:08:41 UTC 2010

Thanks. I don't understand the square root though. The equation is even more expensive processor-wise than the straight cos.

Granted, you're quoting someone else, but maybe someone out there knows.

On Nov 11, 2010, at 9:40 PM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> In January Rui at Qtractor devel-list wrote:
> stereo panning in qtractor follows an "approximated equal-power"
> trigonometric formula: L = SQRT2 * cos(pan * PI/2); R = SQRT2 * sin(pan
> * PI/2), where pan value ranges from 0 (full-left) to 1 (full-right).

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