University of Derby's Surround Sound Lab

This page is here to document the surround lab (MS216 at our Markeaton Street Campus) here at the University of Derby. The room contains:
  • 38 speakers
    3 Screen, 24 speaker presentation in Derby's Surround Lab
    • 24 speaker 'with-height' rig
    • PMC ITU 5.1 array
    • Digital Audio Systems four speaker array
    • 4 large subs.
  • PC running XP Pro
    • 40 channels of 24-bit, 48kHz I/O via Soundscape/Sydec Hardware (currently configured as a 40 channel sound card to be used with other software, rather than as a DAW).
    • Audiomulch
    • Reaper
  • University of Derby's Ambisonics Plug-ins
    • 1st and 2nd order regular decoding (including a decoder for the 24 speaker, 'with-height' rig - 3rd and 4th order on the way)
    • 1st and 2nd order (3rd and 4th on the way) ITU 5 and 4 speaker decoding
    • 1st and 2nd order encoding (3rd and 4th on the way)
    • 1st order reverb plug-in
To be continued....