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Stereo Miking: Blumlein Pair
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Invented by Alan Blumlein, in which he called it binaural sound, is used to create a realistic stereo image. The quality depends on the acoustics of the room and size of the sound source. This method works really well with classical music recordings.

Two matched bi-directional (figure-8) microphones positioned 90 degrees from each other. The line bisecting the angle between the two microphones must point towards the sound source.

Diagram of this method:
- http://www.sengpielaudio.com/Visualization-Blumlein-E.htm

Wikipedia article:
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blumlein_Pair

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