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Re: M/S: MKH 50/20 with MKH30 combo > How to line up diaphragms ?

Subject: Re: M/S: MKH 50/20 with MKH30 combo > How to line up diaphragms ?
From: "Steve Pelikan" pelikan45224
Date: Tue Jan 26, 2010 7:35 pm ((PST))
I guess there's room for some experimentation here (unless I missed folks doing 
the obvious earlier)

Compare recordings with M &S aligned with different precision. How bad does it 
have to be before you can hear the difference? Or measure the difference? And 
what are the advantages of centering them vertically as opposed to horizontally?

I only did  few M/S tests before deciding that generally I liked my microphones 
separated a bit. (And I could well have missed something.)

Could someone w/ a 4-track run several simultaneous M/S recordings? That'd be 



--- In  "Max" <> wrote:
> Hi Paul,
> You're absolutely right of course; damn old age and new fangled 
> measurements!!!
> Max
> --- In  Paul Jacobson <pj@> wrote:
> >
> > 
> > On 26/01/2010, at 9:29 AM, Max wrote:
> > 
> > >  As I understood it at the WSRS Workshop I attended, the vertical 
> > > allignment needs to be as accurate as possible, and two inches out seems 
> > > a lot to me.
> > 
> > Hi Max,
> > 
> > Arnoud wrote "within 0.5cm" (or roughly 0.2 inches) rather than  "within 
> > 5cm" (2 inches).  2 inches would seem to be a significant misalignment. 
> > 
> > cheers
> > Paul
> >

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sound is worth a thousand pictures." R. Murray Schafer via Bernie Krause

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