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RE: Re: surround looping

>The 0.1 in 5.1 is for one tenth of >the  frequency range 
>....20,000/10 = 2000Hz , which makes it a >regular "woofer".

Who originally wrote this?  It is completely WRONG!

The ".1," which was a terminology originally coined by Tomlinson 
Holman during his Lucasfilm THX period, has nothing to do with 
frequency ratios or any other sort of calculationl. All it signifies 
is that there is a separate LFE channel which is different from the 
full range channels, having a different frequency range and 
amplitude. It is therefore common to have systems configured for 5.1, 
6.1, 7.1, 10.2 etc.  A friend of mine is even designing a system he 
refers to as 16.8.1, which means 16 full-range, eight subwoofers, and 
one sub-subwoofer.

Richard Zvonar, PhD
(818) 788-2202