Listening Tests for the Effect of Loudspeaker Directivity and Positioning on Auditory Scene Perception
Using stereo playback in a typical living room, subjects were exposed to six speaker configurations under double-blind conditions and asked if the auditory scene was better or worse than that presented by a reference stereo system. For all configurations, the auditory scene was judged to be plausible, but mean scores were lower than those for the reference. The reference comprised symmetrically-placed conventional box speakers with subwoofers.
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