[LAU] ambiophonics vs. ambisonics?

Martin Leese martin.leese at stanfordalumni.org
Mon Mar 1 15:29:02 EST 2010

On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 12:12 PM, Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 3:23 PM, Martin Leese
> <martin.leese at stanfordalumni.org> wrote:
>> This is just the old Hafler circuit.  It doesn't
>> really compare with Ambisonics.
> it doesn't. but i have to say that since i first encountered it,
> thanks to brian eno's noodlings on the cover of, hmm, can't recall,
> but one of the earliest recordings on EG, i've always been struck at
> what a big improvement it makes to an otherwise stereo setup.

Absolutely.  I used the Hafler circuit for
18 years, and much preferred it to
two-speaker stereo.  (I bought a used
Ambisonic decoder in 1996 or so, and now
much prefer that to the Hafler circuit.)

Martin J Leese
E-mail: martin.leese  stanfordalumni.org
Web: http://members.tripod.com/martin_leese/

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