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Had a look through Park Road Post Production today. Look what speakers they mix the Hobbit soundtrack on.... All 7 channels.

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I certainly didn't need to see that disturbing pic this early on a Sunday morning. There goes my calm inner peace and the 12 step plan I'd learnt at B+W Anonymous after several sessions :angry:

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They have a spare pair in storage too. A guy from abbey road studios mixes the soundtrack for Peter Jackson and he had to have the 800D's to do the job.

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I certainly didn't need to see that disturbing pic this early on a Sunday morning. 

At least they weren't those horrible white coned yamaha "reference" monitors

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So I take it they won't be able to do Atmos with these speakers then heh

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I certainly didn't need to see that disturbing pic this early on a Sunday morning. There goes my calm inner peace and the 12 step plan I'd learnt at B+W Anonymous after several sessions :angry:

 

Quite the opposite old buddy...they have found their niche in life...surround sound duties...Rob

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Had a look through Park Road Post Production today. Look what speakers they mix the Hobbit soundtrack on.... All 7 channels.

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And then they put a whacking great mixing console in the middle of the speakers :-)

SS

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They only mix the soundtrack(music) in that room... There are 2 other much larger theatres which are Dolby Atmos equipped where they mix the actual audio in.

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No wonder the quality of the soundtrack is so good.

 

Seems like there are still people who care about quality.

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Peter Jackson snuck in and out of little ol' Grafton and set up the speaker system in our heritage listed Saraton theatre during it's refurbishment and yes, it sound fantastic.

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