[ntp:questions] How bad is USB?

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.not-this-part.nor-this.co.uk.invalid
Mon May 11 15:41:46 UTC 2009


Unruh wrote:
> "David J Taylor"
[]
>> I know it's off-topic, but how far apart in time does two singers, or
>> choir, have to be before you notice?  (No, I'm not suggesting a
>> spoken ref clock  <G>).
>
> 10-100ms
> (3-30 m)
> iThat is why speakers often make intelligibilty worse not better.
> (the speaker sound gets to you before the direct sound.)

Yes, I know that professional audio systems may have delays to the 
speakers to compensate for such effects.  How much easier that must be 
today with digital rather than analogue!

Thanks,
David 




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