Hi Sax512, I meant, the sound appears to me to be a bit veiled, as if it came through a thin curtain or from a bit further away. As to the phase problems it is really hard to pinpoint for me. I know only the effect that seems directly to operate on my brain as if something was tearing it in an ambiguous direction, which doesn't generally happen if there are no phase problems with the stereo signal. It's a phenomenon I also encountered with other people during my recording and mastering work. There might be scientific tools nowadays to diagnose that and even correct that. I know that Waves just brought a plug in addressing phase problems between mics.
May be (just in the way of guessing) your stereo mic, being a binaural mic (which is, as far as I understand something that would be used specially for headphone listening), exhibits some frequency-dependent phase shifts?
Bur maybe that is something with my own hearing ... if nobody else has that problem, the better!
hope it's helpful
PS what microphones did you finally use for the binuaral mic construction? - just curious...
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