[LAU] ambdec

alex stone compose59 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 10 19:15:12 EDT 2009

On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 2:11 AM, Jörn Nettingsmeier <
nettings at folkwang-hochschule.de> wrote:

> alex stone wrote:
> > I'm having a journey of discovery here with Ambdec, and i've made some
> > presets of sorts, that are at least....unique (Humour to the fore.)
> >
> > A quick question.
> >
> > For a medium orchestra template driven by Lsampler, with 60 outs (30
> > stereo pairs), will i need multiple instances of Ambdec? (As a coarse
> > experiment, 10)
> > Or am i approaching this from the wrong direction?
> probably.
> in an ambisonic listening system, ambdec's job is to *render* the
> b-format signal as appropriate for your speaker layout.
> hence, there will only be a single ambdec instance and configuration for
> any given speaker layout.
> i'm not sure i understand what you do with your 60 stereo pairs, but you
> will probably want to mix them into a b-format master bus, using an
> ambisonic stereo panner. listen closely for comb filtering, though, if
> you ever end up putting the two signals of a stereo pair very close
> together. coincident stereo works best here.
> regards,
> jörn

Jorn, you've just answered another question i had about speaker
configuration as well.

Thanks for the info.

Back to the books.


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