5.1 Surround Recording Tools

5.1 Surround Recording Tools

CRAS holophone surround mic

The Holophone H3-D being used during a percussion recording session in CRAS’ Studio D

Surround recording is coming on strong, especially as the deadline for full HDTV implementation for US broadcasters approaches in January of 2009. The increased bandwidth and stellar picture associated with HDTV calls for more realistic audio coverage of sporting events, concerts, live news feeds and sound for picture. The Conservatory teaches each student a number of different surround disciplines, from a basic ITU array of mics to the Grado Vectored Array.

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