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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
Richard Zvonar, PhD