You might also want to read these:
Henrik Møller, Dorte Hammershøi, Clemen Boje Jensen, Michael Friis
Sørensen: "Transfer characteristics of headphones measured on human
ears", Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, Vol. 43, No. 4,
April 1995, pp. 203-217.
Henrik Møller, Clemen Boje Jensen, Dorte Hammershøi, Michael Friis
Sørensen: "Design criteria for headphones", Journal of the Audio
Engineering Society, Vol. 43, No. 4, April 1995, pp. 218-232.
Headphone transfer functions are - unfortunately - not always nice,
and they vary a lot with the ears they are put on.
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Søren Bech skrev:
I could suggest chapter 8.3 in Bech
& Zacharov "Perceptual audio evaluation. Theory, method and
( http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0470869232.html ) -
there you will find an explanation of the various standard procedures
well as references to all the international standards on calibration of
In the telecommunications speech band, you could pull a pair of
Sennheiser HD600's off the shelf and do no equalization and have
reasonable confidence that they are +/- a few dB.
Not so quick solution:
There are much more involved calibration schemes we use for playback
of binaural recordings, but they involve an artificial head and
modeling the transfer function in MATLAB with linear phase FIR
On Jan 16, 2008 9:43 PM, Larry Feth <feth.1@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> Does anyone have a quick way to equalize for the frequency
> a headphone so that broadband signals are not altered by peaks or
> valleys in the magnitude response? Matlab code would be ideal.
> Larry Feth
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