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Recording Music on Location, 2nd Edition by Bruce Bartlett

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CStereo Boundary-Microphone Arrays

Boundary microphones (discussed in Chapter 7) can make excellent stereo recordings. This Appendix explains the characteristics of several boundary-mic arrays.

First, here are some ways to create basic stereo arrays using boundary microphones (Bartlett, 1987):

  • To make a spaced-pair boundary array, space two boundary microphones a few feet apart. They can be omni or unidirectional. Place them on the floor, on a wall, or on stand-mounted panels.
  • To make a coincident array, mount two omni boundary mics back-to-back on a 2-foot × 2-foot clear plastic panel, with the edge of the panel aiming at the sound source.
  • To make a near-coincident array, mount each omni boundary microphone on a separate panel, and angle the ...

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