Falkland Palace Royal Tennis Court

Information

Description: 
These impulse responses were recorded in a tennis court with no roof. The court is designed for Real Tennis, or Caitch and can be found at Falkland Palace in Fife. It was originally built for King James V of Scotland and construction began in 1539.
Measurement Team: 
Dr. Damian T. Murphy
Capture Date: 
Tue, 24/03/2009
Size: 
2300 m³
Source Sound: 
Log. Swept Sine; 20-22k Hz; 15s long
Source Sound Category: 
Swept sine (logarithmic)
Input: 
Genelec S30D
Microphone(s): 
Neumann KM 140 Cardioid
Soundfield SPS422B Microphone
Space Category: 
Hall
Open Air
Sports Hall
Generation Type: 
Real World

Analysis

Analysis Description: 
This is an omnidirectional impulse response recorded using a Soundfield SPS422B Microphone.
Demonstration Impulse Response: 

Waveform

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Acoustic Parameters


Octave Band
31.25 Hz62.5 Hz125 Hz250 Hz500 Hz1 kHz2 kHz4 kHz8 kHz16 kHz

Reverberation Time RT60 T30 (seconds)
9.244.965.195.616.415.482.161.090.740.52

Early Decay Time EDT (seconds)
1.901.901.511.261.391.261.000.620.490.23

Definition D50
0.010.440.570.470.460.700.740.710.810.92

Clarity C50 (dB)
-22.00-1.131.18-0.54-0.623.624.483.966.1810.69

Clarity C80 (dB)
-18.71-0.643.244.062.204.686.669.4710.2814.57


Example Audio



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Impulse Responses

Format(s): 
Mono
Stereo (Stereo Files)
5.1 Surround (6 Channel Files)
B-Format (4 Channel Files)
Mono: 

Sample Rate: 48 kHz
Number of Channels: 1
Bits per Sample: 24
Duration: 4.8 s
File Size: 675.27 KB
File Format: wav
Source Sound: Genelec S30D, 15 second log. sine sweep
Microphone: Soundfield Microphone, SPS422B
Source Receiver Distance (m): 10.76 m
Source Height: 1.5 m
Receiver Height: 1.5 m

Stereo: 

Sample Rate: 48 kHz
Number of Channels: 2
Bits per Sample: 24
Duration: 4.8 s
File Size: 1.32 MB
File Format: wav
Source Sound: Genelec S30D, 15 second log. sine sweep
Microphone: Cardioid Microphone, Neumann KM 140
Source Receiver Distance (m): 10.76 m
Source Height: 1.5 m
Receiver Height: 1.5 m

B-Format: Multichannel: 

Sample Rate: 48 kHz
Number of Channels: 4
Bits per Sample: 24
Duration: 4.8 s
File Size: 2.64 MB
File Format: wav
Source Sound: Genelec S30D, 15 second log. sine sweep
Microphone: Soundfield Microphone, SPS422B
Source Receiver Distance (m): 10.76 m
Source Height: 1.5 m
Receiver Height: 1.5 m

5.1 Surround: 

Sample Rate: 48 kHz
Number of Channels: 6
Bits per Sample: 24
Duration: 4.8 s
File Size: 3.96 MB
File Format: wav
Source Sound: Genelec S30D, 15 second log. sine sweep
Microphone: Soundfield Microphone, SPS422B
Source Receiver Distance (m): 10.76 m
Source Height: 1.5 m
Receiver Height: 1.5 m

Images

Photographs and Diagrams: 
Falkland Palace Royal Tennis Court
Falkland Palace Royal Tennis Court

Location

Address: 
Falkland Palace & Garden KY15 7BU
United Kingdom
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Attribution

Attribute this work to: 
www.openairlib.net
Audiolab, University of York
Dr. Damian T. Murphy