On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 11:27:11AM -0700, Bearcat M. Sandor wrote:
> Couldn't one create the sound of a fly moving through out a room simply
One could, sort of.
> If so why do we need more than 4 speakers?
Because you have much better results that way,
using the right techniques.
> I have an audio system for which i'd like to set up 4 channels. I have 2
You could save 50% by using 8 speakers at 1/4 the price
of those, and get much better results.
> If i do that and play back a 5.1 or 7.1 movie soundtrack or music disc
Without some quite specialised processing you'll have a
crippled result. Don't expect Pulseaudio to do the right
thing, how could it ? It doesn't even know where your
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