5.1 surround sound


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Six Channels
[summary of 5.1]

  • Dolby Digital (encoder/decoder) (more popular) or DTS (more accurate)
  • discrete (each channel is independent) or matrixed (extrapolating some channels from others)
  • 5.1 consists of six channels
    • five 3 – 20,000 Hz
      • front left
      • front right
      • center
      • left surround
      • right surround
    • one 3 – 120Hz
      • “low frequency effects” (LFE) subwoofer

Suggested angling for 5.1

[Wikipedia Chart]

[earSketch] [resampling]

Screen Shot 2013-09-26 at 3.20.57 AM

Spitting the 5.1 track

Screen Shot 2013-09-26 at 3.33.58 AM

rendering options


Further reading

  • “matrixed surround sound from older sources”
  • matrix decoders [Wikipedia]
  • Dolby Pro Logic [Wikipedia references]

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