[mythtv-users] OT: 5.1 headphones??

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Fri May 15 01:26:22 UTC 2009

On Thursday 14 May 2009 19:06:40 Josh White wrote:

> The headphones mentioned in the original link have 8 speakers (I'm not sure
> if that's per side or total).  If the directional characteristics you
> mention are true of the ear, perhaps these headphones attempt to take
> advantage of that aspect of the ear design.

AR (Acoustic Research) had some 4-speaker headphones back in the very early 
70s, when "Quad" was the latest craze. I tried them out, and you could 
definitely get an impression of "front" and "rear". They resembled the old 
Koss Pro-4AA units, heavy and clumsy, but they made good sound.

beww at beww.org

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