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Re: two Senheiser mkh 30 fig 8 in blumlein setup

Subject: Re: two Senheiser mkh 30 fig 8 in blumlein setup
From: "Eric Benjamin" ericbenjamin2
Date: Tue Sep 27, 2011 6:44 pm ((PDT))
Jose Freitas wrote:
> is there any substantive difference between the two Blumlein and ms.

If the figure eight microphones were perfect, then there wouldn't be any
difference between Blumlein and Mid-Side.=A0 Each technique can be freely
converted into the other.

But in reality the polar patterns of microphones narrow with increasing
frequency.=A0 Sennheiser MKH30 perhaps least of all.=A0 If you consider a t=
recording scenario with a primary subject or subjects in the center of the =
image, in a Blumlein recording the subject will be 45 degrees off-axis from=
microphone, whereas with M-S it will be on-axis for the mid microphone.


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