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The views of recording studio control room users

Fazenda, BM and Davies, WJ 2001, The views of recording studio control room users , in: Institute of Acoustics, 2001.

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A study was carried out in order to identify common language, views and preferences of professionals using audio control rooms. This was done as part of current research on the design of Control Rooms for critical listening. The survey took the form of semi-structured interviews that were carried out in London and the North West of England. Preferences and views regarding reverberance, stereo image, envelopment, positioning of monitors and other parameters are discussed. Common problems affecting the perception of sound in control rooms and their effects are identified. A qualitative explanation of the results is given along with some relevant quotations from the interviews. Preferences and problems in control rooms are discussed and an example is given of how the results could be used to contribute to further work on control room design.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Themes: Subjects / Themes > Q Science > QC Physics > QC221-246 Acoustics - Sound
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Salford Innovation Research Centre (SIRC)
Journal or Publication Title: Proceedings of Institute of Acoustics
Refereed: Yes
Depositing User: BM Fazenda
Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2010 09:32
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2015 00:04

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