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The KFM 360 Surround-A Purist Approach

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Conventional surround sound techniques falsify reality to create a dramatic effect deemed appropriate to the visual media they support, but they are inimical to the sensibilities of concertgoers and others who seek involvement in a real event. Symmetry of means is the key. A double mid-side technique applied to a modified sphere microphone is described which meets the criteria for natural sound reproduction.

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