Speaker Delays and Wide Speakers

It is common practice to use multiple layers of speakers when dealing with larger spaces. There will often be a main speaker array, and the several fill (or "delay") speakers. When using these delay speakers, it is standard to add a time delay to the audio feed leading to those speakers to account for the propagation of sound throughout the space and attempt to minimize any perceptible echo and phase interference. What happens though when your speakers are far to the outsides of your audience

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Activity for Fat Penguin Sound has been low... I'll admit. It's probably time for some updates. I am still working on my dissertation, I ended up having to take last off away from working on it to settle into some life changes and a new day job. While I miss being in academia full-time, going … Continue reading What’s New?

Soundfield Microphones and Choir Broadcasts

Last November I was involved with a number of choir concerts that had to be broadcast. As anyone who has done broadcast knows, there is a definite battle with trying to get the ideal sound while also keeping sight lines clear from the array of microphone stands. Additionally, with choirs there is the issue of … Continue reading Soundfield Microphones and Choir Broadcasts