[linux-audio-user] head phones processor
jouzts at mcgalumni.com
Mon Feb 7 17:20:12 EST 2005
By way of odd, somewhat related observations, I recently got a new receiver
which has DTS Neo:6 surround decoding. There is slight phasiness about the
Neo:6 sound when used on a pure Blumlein X/Y recording that made me think it
might work to externalize the stereo image when using headphones. (The
surround sound seems shoved away from the listener toward the side walls of
the hall.) After reading your posts, it tried listening to the front channels
only on headphones. It definitely works. Of course, that leaves open the
question of what to do with the rear channels.
I read that some think DTS Neo:6 is good for decoding Ambisonic UHJ
recordings, but it is clearly doing more than the old UHJ decoders, for which
the formulas are readily available on the Internet and which did not seem to
have the same kind of phasiness.
Does anyone know anything about the theory behind DTS Neo:6?
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