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Re: Re: testing,.. surround

Subject: Re: Re: testing,.. surround
From: Dan Dugan <>
Date: Sun, 1 Jun 2003 12:32:13 -0700
>  >How would you apply the 3:1 rule to a bird calling 50 feet away? That
>>seems like it's going to lead to darned large mic separations in
>>multimic setups. Or deal with the elaborate phase shifting and
>>reflections in a multimic situation?

>" reduce phase cancellation...the miking distance should be less
>than 1/3 the distance between mics."  -Bruce Bartlett (Sound Advice)

The 3/1 rule has to do with the audibility of comb filtering from two 
mikes -mixed to mono-. The only thing it will tell you about stereo 
pairs is how they will sound in mono.



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