[linux-audio-user] head phones processor

Arnold Krille arnold at roederberg.dyndns.org
Mon Feb 7 03:52:06 EST 2005


Hi David,

On Monday 07 February 2005 02:18, davidrclark at earthlink.net wrote:
> There are headphone amplifiers that *attempt* to produce binaural sound
> from normal stereo recordings.  There may be software, but I haven't
> seen any.  I ran some tests with my own software, but was very discouraged
> with the resulting sound.  It's almost impossible to recreate a true
> binaural image from two-channel stereo because a lot of signal is
> duplicated in both channels.  Binaural listening requires a very clean
> separation between the two channels and very precise phase differences.
> It seems far better to do it right from the beginning.

Okay, let me rephrase it: There seem to be some fans (and creators) of IR's on 
this list. And at least you seem to be a fan of binaural. So maybe someone 
could combine these two and produce a stereoset of IR's of the following 
scenario:
 - A normal-to-good studio room with reasonable acoustics.
 - A pair of studio-speakers (which most of you seem to have) and a 
binaural-recording-mic in the optimal stereo-listening position.
The resulting sound (after feeding this IR into jack_convolve, etc.) should 
(from my experience and understanding) be as if you are listening the music 
in the studio...

Thats what I wish, perhaps someone has the resources to create this.

Thanks in advance,

Arnold
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