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What is Reverb HF and LF decay?

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asked Apr 14, 2015 in Audio Terms by AlexTinsley (736,280 points)
What does Reverb High Frequency and Low Frequency Delay mean and why is it so important with my studio or critical listening environment?

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The types of surfaces in a space also affect the sound. ****** and soft furnishings will absorb more high-frequency waves, thereby reducing the high-frequency decay time, while hard surfaces such as tile or stone reflect sound extremely well, resulting in a “brighter” ambience.

Similarly, the high-frequency (HF) and low-frequency (LF) decay time allow you to adjust the “brightness” or “darkness” of the reverb, enabling you to better emulate these environmental factors.
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