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Sal1950

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My experience is that a small minority of tracks are just outstanding in an over-damped space; I mean truly incredible! I was so drawn to that experience it was what I thought I preferred.
It's my experience that lively rooms can create a false illusion of immersion but distorts the tonality
of the source more than I prefer.
I prefer to use an upsampler like Dolby Surround to create the immersion.
 
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Bugal1998

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It's my experience that lively rooms can create a false illusion of immersion but distorts the tonality
of the source more than I prefer.
I prefer to use an upsampler like Dolby Surround to create the immersion.
You have me intrigued!

Between 'false immersion' and a dead room, I'll take the immersion. I can't say I've noticed a tonality shift due to liveliness; though I'm also using 1/3 octave room eq (for better or worse... My ears say for better). Looking forward to the prospect of up sampling and surround music when I have surround and atmos speakers installed.

If I ultimately prefer multichannel music, and if I prefer a lower rt60 for multichannel, it would be an easy adjustment to make.

Out of curiousty, why do you consider room interaction to be a false illusion of immersion but not up sampled surround? Is that because the envelopment is originating from side and rear points? Or something else?
 

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Out of curiousty, why do you consider room interaction to be a false illusion of immersion but not up sampled surround?
They're both false, maybe a bad word choice on my part. ;)
The big advantage with the multich path is control, at the push of a button I have a huge number of options at hand
to put into play to create an immersive soundfield.
 
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They're both false, maybe a bad word choice on my part. ;)
The big advantage with the multich path is control, at the push of a button I have a huge number of options at hand
to put into play to create an immersive soundfield.
Got it... And like I said, you have me intrigued.
 
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Hello bugal1998
Could you put the REW .mdat when you can to see the acoustics of your room?
It's just curiosity.

Written with a translator.

Greetings
Waterfall of RT60 (room reverb) for the 10Hz - 1000Hz range. Down to 100mS if possible.
@hemiutut Here are the .mdat files. I measured each channel at (approximately) the left and right ear positions.

@sarumbear Are you able to extract the data you're looking for from the .mdat files?

I almost never use REW so hopefully the files are useable.

Edit: I couldn't upload as .mdat files so I changed the extension to .txt. Hopefully changing the extension back to .mdat after downloading works.
 

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