1. theaudiologist1

    Downmixing 5.1 to stereo reduces dynamic range?

    So I downmixed one of my albums that were 5.1 to stereo. The original 5.1 version had a dynamic range of 11-13 using TT Dynamic Range meter. However, when I downmixed them, the stereo versions had a dynamic range of only 6-8. Is this normal or is my downmixing software (foobar) bad at downmixing?
  2. B

    HELP: Sony NW-55 doesnt read multichannel files...

    Hey guys, first off, I'm absolutely new in this forum, and just recently started to get interested in this whole Hi-Fi universe... so excuse me if I get things wrong. So I just bought my brand new Sony NW-55 Walkman and started to drag and drop parts of my library, which mainly consists FLAC...
  3. lumzi23

    Regarding Dolby Atmos for Headphones/Windows Sonic for Headphone when should I "Turn on 7.1. Virtual Surround Sound."

    Hello, Just like the question says I was wondering when it is best to turn on or off 7.1. virtual surround sound with Dolby Atmos/Windows Sonic for Headphones. I was watching the Fellowship of the Rings Bluray yesterday and was displeased the crap/dead sound on my HE500 headphones. I looked at...
  4. bigshot

    Multichannel Audio (Moved from MQA)

    A.) The size of the soundstage is determined by the width between the speakers. with stereo at a normal listening distance, you don't want more than 8 feet or so between the speakers. If you push them any wider apart, you have to sit further back, which reduces the perceived size of the...