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    Fascinating discussion on time alignment and the affect of moving the drivers around. Read the footnote for more info.
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    Interesting comments indeed: “To begin with, there’s never been any scientific proof that time/phase coherence improves perceived sound quality.”

    The time alignment view operates on the assumption, that the original music source emanating from speakers is one-dimensional, while it is not. Basically everyone admits, the best musical experience is a live performance. In such situations the band, and even more so an orchestra, sits tens of meters apart. That does not seem to spoil the experience.


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    Re: Latest Magico Newsletter

    In my experience Trinnov, Dirac, and similar approaches to correct phase and impulse response in the digital domain result in significant audible improvements. I highly recommend people give it a listen before ruling it out.

    The purpose is not to somehow reposition individual instruments or musicians who are physically apart, but to ensure the wide-spectrum reproduction of individual notes is time-aligned. For example, ensuring the low and high frequencies of a single wide-spectrum percussion note, or the harmonics that are characteristic of an instruments unique timbre, will all reach your ears at the same time.
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    Re: Latest Magico Newsletter

    Quote Originally Posted by Kuoppis View Post
    Interesting comments indeed: “To begin with, there’s never been any scientific proof that time/phase coherence improves perceived sound quality.”

    The time alignment view operates on the assumption, that the original music source emanating from speakers is one-dimensional, while it is not. Basically everyone admits, the best musical experience is a live performance. In such situations the band, and even more so an orchestra, sits tens of meters apart. That does not seem to spoil the experience.


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    Very interesting!


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