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Old 7th December 2012, 04:02 PM   #1
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Default Live sound placement paper

A while back I found an excellent paper on live audio speaker placement. I can't remember what it was called or who wrote it but it was a reputed author.

It showed proper subwoofer placement, and what happens with various placements with polar graphs. I especially remember the polar response graph showing the response when two subs are placed on either side of a stage, strongly resembling a certain part of the male anatomy.

I am writing an instruction manual for the system I am building and I want to cite it. Any other references to good papers on live sound would be appreciated

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Hi kctss5
I have found this guide on the Void Acoustics website very informative
http://www.voidaudio.com/support/ite...110cdacf7.html
Also this guide for dance venues is very interesting
http://www.voidaudio.com/support/ite...34d54e4cc.html
Regards Xoc1

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