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Psychoacoustic Considerations in the Design of Studio Control Rooms

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A great deal of discussion has been held concerning optimal control room shapes and finishes, and their effect upon monitoring accuracy, localization, and illusory ambience. This paper describes design considerations based upon experimental data concerned with the perception of temporal and directional characteristics of reflected sounds. Application of this data to monitoring situations argues against the discrete, high amplitude, laterally-opposed reflected sounds.

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