[LAU] ambdec

alex stone compose59 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 11 07:25:54 EDT 2009

On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 2:13 PM, Jörn Nettingsmeier <
nettings at folkwang-hochschule.de> wrote:

> alex stone wrote:
> >
> > What's coincident stereo?
> coincident means that the signal was obtained with two directional
> microphones which are in the same spot. that means there is no time
> difference between them, so you can mix them down to mono if you want,
> without wrecking your sound with comb filtering effects.
> also called XY stereo, as opposed to AB stereo, where two mikes (most
> commonly omnis) are spaced apart and the stereo effect is caused by time
> differences only.
> combinations of the two (spaced and directional microphones) are also
> used frequently - google for NOS or ORTF microphone patterns.

Parchment Studios (It started as a joke...)

Jorn, thanks for the explanation.

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