[LAU] ambiophonics vs. ambisonics?

Martin Leese martin.leese at stanfordalumni.org
Sun Feb 28 15:23:59 EST 2010

J?rn Nettingsmeier <nettings at folkwang-hochschule.de>
> and there's an excellent MAG article about using 4 speakers for better
> stereo replay here:
> http://www.audiosignal.co.uk/Resources/Surround_sound_from_2-channel_stereo_A4.pdf
> nothing to do with ambisonic decoding, though.

This is just the old Hafler circuit.  It doesn't
really compare with Ambisonics.

Gerzon's contribution to the Hafler circuit was
the addition of a blend or rear spread control
between the rear speakers and ground.  This
is described in his later article "A year of
surround-sound", also available at The Gerzon

The Hafler circuit is also available at:

Martin J Leese
E-mail: martin.leese  stanfordalumni.org
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