Surround Sound: Up and Running
"The popularity of Surround Sound in the cinema and home has exploded, with technology becoming cheaper and more accessible. Now in its second edition, Surround Sound is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of this medium. - "Written by a leading industry expert, Tom Holman has fully updated this edition to include 10.2 surround, advances in digital cinema and the latest delivery methods. - Using clear and concise explanations Holman covers Monitoring, Multichannel Mixing, Delivery Formats and Psychoacoustics. - "Full of hands-on practical advice, Surround Sound is essential reading for both new and experienced engineers."--BOOK JACKET.
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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