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Old 02-24-2020, 01:58 PM   #8
Kewl
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Originally Posted by Voyage Audio View Post
It's going to be difficult to use Aalto SPARTA Array2SH with the Octomic if you want to output 2nd Order Ambisonics. You can put the array data into the Aalto plugin and encode 1st order no problem, but it will not let you encode 2nd order from an 8 capsule array it requires you to input coordinates for at least 9 capsules to get 2nd order out.
Yes, I saw that. I'll setup the 9th input at 90 elevation and feed it with silence: we'll see if something interesting comes out that.

In any case, even nine 1st order caps are insufficient to derive a complete set of 2nd order spherical harmonics. Micheal Gerzon wrote about it as early as 1973.
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