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7. Re: Red is Right etc.

Subject: 7. Re: Red is Right etc.
From: "Steve Pelikan" pelikan45224
Date: Sat Sep 29, 2007 6:19 pm ((PDT))
See! I KNEW that my limited experience was keeping me from
understanding the real issue here. Now I do.

That helps a lot. Thanks so much!

--- In  Lou Judson <> wrote:
> Steve, to me it is of immense practical interest - butthen, I am a
> professional audio engneer. To wire up a stage or a studio and not be =

> positive about left and right channels in anything stereo is a huge
> hassle. I only have one stereo mic (Shure VP88, and its y adaptor has =

> red for left!) but many stereo sources need positive ID of the
> channels. Seems it is European, specifically the Beeb and Nagra that
> are the things I've (personally) run into that are on the nautical
> way - which makes a lot of sense, just different from my everyday
> experience for so many years.
> And I have to keep track of over 65 microphones, so naturally my
> feelings are different from yours, and in the field with nature it is =

> much easier.
> And there is no mouse between the recorder and the mic - if so it may =

> be chewing on the wire of any color (or colour). While in the comuter =

> it is easily changed, if it is reversed you need to know where and
> how...
> I appreciate eeryone's patience and willingness to talk about it here!
> Lou
> Lou Judson =95 Intuitive Audio
> 415-883-2689
> "When the power of love overcomes the love of power,
> the world will know peace." (Jimi Hendrix)
> On Sep 28, 2007, at 6:38 PM, Steve Pelikan wrote:
> All:
> This thread really is fascinating to me but, as I understand it,
> primarily of historical interest? I could well be missing the point
> (please explain if I am) but now, it seems, it takes the click of a
> mouse button:
> channel =3D channel +1 (mod 2)
> to reassign channels/tracks.
> When I record in stereo I speak into one microphone (this is <date>
> <location>  <subject> <habitat, plants> <weather> <time> <equipment
> setup> this microphone to the <compass (or other) direction>)
> Recently I've gotten curious about quad and ambisonic set ups, and
> that seems to be a hairier question as one would need to specify a
> 3-dimensional configuration in order to know what was recorded.
> As if I'd ever have 4 decent microphones...
> Best regards, and please correct/inform me if I'm mistaken!

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