Surround Sound: Up and Running
Fully updated throughout this best selling title on surround sound offers you a wealth of practical information, now considered the 'go to' book for those requiring a working knowledge. Concentrating specifically on surround audio, Holman provides clear comprehensive explanations of complex concepts, making this a must have book for all those in the field.
* Includes mixing tips for multichannel sound
* Step by step instructions for setting up a monitoring room
* Benefit from authors knowledge and clear explanations
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Preface to the Second Edition
3 Multichannel Microphone Technique
4 Multichannel Mixing and Studio Operations
5 Delivery Formats
2-channel stereo 5.1 channels analog angle array ATSC audible bandwidth bass management bit rate cardioid center channel coders coding comb filters console control room decoder delay dialnorm dialogue digital audio direct sound direct/ambient Disc distortion dither Dolby Digital DVD-A DVD-V dynamic range effects encoder equalization equipment film format frequency range frequency response front channels HD DVD headroom hear HRTFs input left and right LFE channel listening loud low-frequency LPCM main channels matrix microphones mixdown monaural multichannel sound multiple noise floor number of channels output panned phantom image players problems produce program material psychoacoustic quantization recording reference level reproduced reverberation right surround room acoustics sample rate signal SMPTE sound field sound images sound pressure level spatial speakers spot mikes standard subwoofer surround channels surround loudspeakers surround sound techniques television theater timbre tion tracks word length