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What is the physical meaning of the X,Y,Z channels of the Ambisonics B-format (FuMa, AmbiX)

Easiest way to understand it is to imagine the polar pattern of a figure-8 microphone. A figure-8 microphone has two circular lobes positioned fore and aft of the capsule. Fore of the capsule is "...
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Omni to Cardioid for ambisonics

An omnidirectional capsule is a pressure receiver whereas all directional capsules are pressure gradient receivers. That means that you would need to drill the right amount of holes/sound paths ...
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Omni to Cardioid for ambisonics

It you look at a classic microphone, like the SM-58, you will realize that the capsule itself is somewhat omni. What creates the directivity are tiny accoustic pathways (tunnels? Not sure how to ...
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Why can I not record ambisonics in Unity with Google Resonance?

Recording Ambisonic A-Format audio is a fairly specialised task which should be undertaken by someone with experience in that particular field. You need a 4-channel field recorder with identical gain ...
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How do I use Adobe Audition for Spatial Audio Mixing?

You will need a set of plugins/tools that allow you to up-mix mono and stereo files to B-Format. This will usually involve orientation of the incoming signal around three planes (pitch, roll, yaw). ...
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Omni to Cardioid for ambisonics

The classic way of creating cardioid pickup pattern was to couple an omni with a figure 8 capsule, where the + side of the figure 8 is pointing forward. So I guess in theory you could add 4 figure 8 ...
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