These *.wav files can be put to best effect using good earphones. A good set of near-field monitors in a low background noise environment will also function well.
Tracks 4 and 10 are suitable for Ease “EARS RT” users to convolve in room simulations.
Track 10 contains many rhyming words useful for testing intelligibility. Play this track through a PA system and listen at various locations in your room to check word comprehension.
|Track 1||690KB||A “dry” recording of nonsense poetry about “GNU’s in a Zoo”.|
|Track 2||1.40MB||“GNU’s in a Zoo” at a stadium with mediocre PA system.|
|Track 3||1.45MB||“GNU’s in a Zoo” at the same stadium with a bad PA system|
|Track 4||125KB||Twelve hand claps Monaural dry recording with no processing|
|Track 5||750K||The same sound in a recording studio with a flutter echo problem.|
|Track 6||570KB||The same sound in the same studio after acoustic treatment has been applied.|
|Track 7||1.80MB||“GNU’s in a Zoo” in an empty Cathedral with poorly designed PA system.|
|Track 8||1.60MB||“GNU’s in a Zoo” in the same Cathedral using a better PA system.|
|Track 9||1.65MB||“GNU’s in a Zoo” in an indoor swimming pool with a regular PA system.|
|Track 10||1.50MB||“GNU’s in a Zoo” in the same indoor swimming pool after acoustic treatment is applied and a properly designed PA system is installed.|
|Track 11||1.40MB||“GNU’s in a Zoo” at a showground with a poor PA system.|
|Track 12||1.40MB||“GNU’s in a Zoo” at a showground with a fair PA system.|
|Track 13||4.0MB||Feature length Monaural “GNU’s in a Zoo” unconvolved test message.|