monaural sound

monaural sound

[män′ȯr·əl ′sau̇nd]
(engineering acoustics)
Sound produced by a system in which one or more microphones are connected to a single transducing channel which is coupled to one or two earphones worn by the listener.
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Monaural sound localization: acute versus chronic unilateral impairment.
Pepper as the follow-up to Revolver , monaural sound was the dominant format for music.
Virtanen, "Monaural sound source separation by nonnegative matrix factorization with temporal continuity and sparse criteria," IEEE Trans.
The authors argued that the enhanced abilities for discriminating monaural sound cues are due to the recruitment of the occipital cortex for processing the spectral cues.
The younger Martin's mission in creating a surround-sound mix for a low-budget, black-and-white film that originally was presented in monaural sound in theaters around the world "wasn't to be a modernized version of 'A Hard Day's Night.'''
Secondly, there is the monaural sound that you will have to make do with, no stereo separation or a dedicated bass driver.
The accompanying DVD contains the Debussy; it's done in color but in monaural sound. Still, it's fun to watch Stokowski at ninety counting the beats and waving his arms about, without baton as was his practice from about 1929 onward.
(Commercial copy, often hand-written, was kept in a three-ring binder.) We broadcast in monaural sound at 104.9, and the tower was out on Cemetery Hill."
The auditory stimuli were generated from monaural sound files recorded in 16-bit format with a 22-kHz sampling rate.
Don't be put off by this set's dry, but decent, monaural sound; Stravinsky's conducting of his own works has a distinct clarity, pulse, and tension, and these are exciting performances (with the Cleveland Orchestra) of Pulcinella, Symphony in C, the suite from L'Histoire du Soldat, and the Octet for Wind Instruments.
Since it is difficult to distinguish among multiple speakers using monaural sound (one channel copied to both ears), a list of participants' names appears in the interface window, with the current speaker highlighted.
Other Music and Arts CDs bearing Ardoin's notes are honest representations of the original monaural sound, including CD-826, which features wartime performances of Franz Schubert's Symphony No.