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Build Your Own Free-to-Air (FTA) Satellite TV System by Dennis C. Brewer

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CHAPTER 12Adding Stereo, 5.1, or 7.1 Sound

The objective for adding an advanced sound system is to have the reproduced sound replicate to the nearest extent possible the sound you would hear if you were actually standing in the movie’s or program’s scene.

Think about how a car horn sounds when you are in a parking lot walking away from your car toward a store entry door. With normal hearing, your senses are first peaked by perceiving the initial attack of the horn’s sound and perhaps quickly recognizing the sound as that of a car horn because you have heard car horns in the past. The next instant you would tend to zero-in on where the sound is coming from, perhaps a red convertible a few parking rows behind you and to your left. As you begin ...

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