University of York : Music Technology Group: Ambisonic hints and tips

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Welcome to the Ambisonics hints and tips page.

Want to experiment?

Using an eight bus mixer as a B Format Ambisonic decoder.

Using standard mics to make B format recordings

A circuit for a simple with-height decoder.

Writing Csound scores and orchestras for composing Ambisonically.

Want to use your multitrack recorder more efficiently and avoid using a decoder at the playback venue - a 4 track recorder can drive 6 speakers and an 8 track can drive 14, with nothing more than than a mixer for the playback decoder with this technique


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Last updated; 15th. October 2001 by Dave Malham.
If you have any suggestions, comments or requests you can reach me at dgm2@york.ac.uk