Talk:Dummy head recording

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Merge[edit]

I suggest this article be merged with Binaural recording since they really cover the same thing, just with different names. -- Egil 20:55, 1 June 2006 (UTC)

I agree. (am changing tags to to/from specific) -Quiddity 18:04, 5 June 2006 (UTC)
Disagree. Dummy head recording is one particular way of doing binaural recording (there are minor variations, mostly regarding the head, wig, dress, placement); there are many other ways of making binaural recordings. You could make a section of the binaural recording article about dummy head recording, I suppose, but at that point a link to this article (expanded, I hope) would be equally in order, and help elminate the confusion that they are two names for the same thing. htom 15:55, 15 December 2006 (UTC)
Dummy head recording is indeed a subsection of Binaural recording, and a merge would make that clearer. Dummy head refers to a specific method of capturing the audio, for a binaural recording. Having them separate means that all has to be explained twice. The example audio file and image are already at Binaural.
Also, look at any featured article to see how long they generally are. Length is a good thing, it encourages collaboration at a single location.--Quiddity 06:41, 21 January 2007 (UTC)
I'm replacing the merge tags that were removed, and copying this thread to Talk:Binaural recording. --Quiddity 06:41, 21 January 2007 (UTC)

Any new Merge-Feedback at Talk:Binaural recording please and thank you. --Quiddity 06:42, 21 January 2007 (UTC)

Opposed, there. —Preceding unsigned comment added by OtterSmith (talkcontribs) 23:09, 29 September 2007 (UTC)

"Dummy" head recording on the head of a real person[edit]

Because you are not using a dummy, should this really qualify as "dummy head recording"? I have removed references to it because the article creation includes an external link to a product that does this, making it appear to be included for the sake of an advertisement. Radiodef (talk) 04:03, 4 September 2013 (UTC)

I suppose one could squabble that it's not a "dummy head", but really, it's just using a real head instead of a dummy head, so it is actually "dummy head recording". One of the problems with the technique is that for best results the user has to sit in their seat as if they were indeed a dummy, because their movements are reflected into the recorded audio stream. I don't know if the product was included as an advertisment, or even if it still exists. IIRC, someone challenged the existence of the technique, and the link might have been added as a response to that. I don't have the time right now to search the history to discover if my memory is faulty. htom (talk) 00:40, 4 October 2013 (UTC)
But what if it were somebody like George W Bush's real head? 92.108.60.150 (talk) 15:37, 22 September 2014 (UTC)

What on earth does this mean?[edit]

"Within the film industry Demolition was the first radio drama recorded using a dummy head." — Preceding unsigned comment added by 61.93.233.246 (talk) 02:33, 28 April 2017 (UTC)