Surround Sound Technology Training

Within a few years, Dolby brought out Dolby Pro-Logic as an enhancement of their original system. Now there was a true center channel separate from the left and right, and much greater separation between front and rear, or adjacent front channels. The primary advantage now was greater audibility and centering of dialog on movies. Rear …

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Surround Sound Technology Training

As far back as 1940, with Walt Disney’s production of “Fantasia”, surround sound has been a concept that nearly everyone finds exciting. Consumer electronics tried to take advantage of surround for music in the early 1970s with various forms of quadraphonic sound. It never really became a mainstream success, however, due to limited recorded software …

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Entertainment Without Boundaries

Standing waves and dips wreak havoc with uniform bass response throughout the listening area, and walls and furnishings create major reflections and absorptions to destroy the focus, clarity and detail of the sound. The reality of most people’s listening environments is that “state-of-the-décor trumps state-of-the-art.” It is also well known that the speaker is the …

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