Stereophonic sound represents the latest and most promising effort in audio technology towards achieving realistic reproduction of recorded sound. A summary of the developments in stereophonic recording from its inception will be presented. Present‐day status of the art will be analyzed, emphasizing new fields for the use of stereophonic recording techniques. The technical details of the Ampex 3‐channel stereophonic recorder will be described, and this equipment will then be utilized in a demonstration of various stereophonic recording techniques.

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