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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Pepper as the follow-up to Revolver , monaural sound was the dominant format for music.
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.
The auditory stimuli were generated from monaural sound files recorded in 16-bit format with a 22-kHz sampling rate.
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.
Monomaniacal: I'm getting the impression that monaural sound is becoming oddly cool.
Monaural sound localization: Acute versus chronic unilateral impairment.
On the negative side, the orchestral playing is not truly world class and - most important - the old, monaural sound will not satisfy audiophiles.