[LAU] more than 4 channels for listening? Really?

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Mon Mar 1 14:35:16 EST 2010

On Mon, 2010-03-01 at 09:53 +0100, Jörn Nettingsmeier wrote:
> On 03/01/2010 05:07 AM, Fernando Lopez-Lezcano wrote:
> >> but that piece gave me one particular headache: the phasiness artefacts
> >> were very apparent, to the point that we decided to apply random
> >> staggering to the delays (which i had measured to within a few cms,
> >> sigh!). that fixed it.
> >
> > Interesting. I don't think I quite understand. Do you have code for
> > that? Or any suggestions?
> i was using ambdec... first you can try to deactivate delay compensation 
> altogether (but that's a little extreme for the corner speakers in a 
> rectangular rig), so i backed up the configuration file and modified the 
> distance measurements to introduce small arbitrary errors.

Oh, I see, no worries there, my measurement were already quite
randomized :-)

> > A couple of weeks ago I did Phoné and it also sounded very good (this
> > time inside our small concert hall).
> haven't heard it. also by chowning?

yes. Explorations of formant (voice) and other stuff synthesis using

> >> i'd love to try such a rig outdoors, i can imagine how nice it could be.
> >
> > It was very very nice. The backyard is not so big and is flanked on two
> > sides by the building itself. See it here:
> >
> > http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&q=&vps=1&jsv=209c&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=43.443045,66.708984&ie=UTF8&geocode=FfT_OgIdBsy3-A&split=0
> that link does not work for me - nothing obvious though, the line-break 
> isn't the problem.

Hmmm, go to maps.google.com and enter "the knoll, stanford university",
the building should be tagged, zoom in..... (if I had known when to I
would have been waving up at the satellite in the backyard :-)

-- Fernando

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