[LAU] M/S EQ in Linux

Fons Adriaensen fons at linuxaudio.org
Wed Sep 11 20:59:51 UTC 2013

On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 03:06:57PM -0500, Brent Busby wrote:

> Actually what I'm suspecting here is that this particular stereo's
> dynamic response *isn't* linear, at least not in regard to bass.  It
> seems to almost act as though the bass is reacting with more dynamic
> range than what is actually there, at least with reference to other
> playback systems.  Sorry if that's totally wrong, but that's just
> what I think I'm seeing.

Unless that system has a multiband dynmics processor built into it,
that is just not possible. Bass *allways* seems to have more dynamic
range than it really has - just look at the equal loudness curves, 
they are very close together a low frequencies. Which means that
small objective changes produce a large subjective effect. If you
don't hear the bass at low volumes, that means there isn't enough 
of it.



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