AES E-Library

← Back to search

The Whys and Wherefores of Microphone Array Crosstalk in Multichannel Microphone Array Design

The difference in the effect of cross-talk between coincident (or near-coincident) and spaced multichannel array systems – the cross-talk introduced by adjacent microphones to a specific segment – the cross-talk introduced by microphones on the opposing sides of an array – the effect of cross-talk in the transitory and quasi-steady state regions of a natural signal – crosstalk reduction in the quasi steady state region - image folding into “empty” areas. Each of these aspects of crosstalk has a different and definable influence on a specific segment of the multichannel microphone array system. Microphone arrays must therefore be designed to minimise their effect on the final front coverage or surround sound multichannel image.


Author (s):
Affiliation: (See document for exact affiliation information.)
AES Convention: Paper Number:
Publication Date:
Session subject:


Download Now

Click to purchase paper as a non-member or login as an AES member. If your company or school subscribes to the E-Library then switch to the institutional version. If you are not an AES member Join the AES. If you need to check your member status, login to the Member Portal.

E-Libary location:
Choose your country of residence from this list:

Skip to content