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Horror movies include sound which below the range of human hearing to enhance effect

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alpha1

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Re: Horror movies include sound which below the range of human hearing to enhance eff

Of course yes!
I am surprised that no one has noticed this in Movie Theaters.

In fact the sounds of rumbling thunder, underwater explosions, heavy engine/machinery also contains infrasonics. Well produced Hollywood movies certainly have this in their audio channels.

And such low frequencies do produce a nauseating effect - mainly because of its effect on lungs, muscles, eyes (yes you can see ghosts!), heart.
 

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Re: Horror movies include sound which below the range of human hearing to enhance eff

Then, Why home theatre subs and amps never claim to go below 20Hz?
 

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Re: Horror movies include sound which below the range of human hearing to enhance eff

This is fodder for the proponents of "Humans cannot hear sounds beyond 20-20K Hz so worrying about them in music system is futile. Take them out of equation."
 

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Re: Horror movies include sound which below the range of human hearing to enhance eff

Then, Why home theatre subs and amps never claim to go below 20Hz?
sir kindly see high end models of velodyne ,svs, hsu,rythmik jl, sunfire etc these are some of true subwoofers which can go below 15hz
 

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Re: Horror movies include sound which below the range of human hearing to enhance eff

Just try this out if u havent already forget horror movie, pick any normal action film and if u can disconnect all speakers keeping the subwoofer connection intact. U will be in awe of what all kinds of freaky uneasy sounds it can produce. Its the combined effect of all soeakers when we fail to notice how much was contributed by the sub. It is a really an extremely interesting range of frequencies to observe and appreciate that a sub produces particularly for movies and more so particularly for any horror movie.
 

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Re: Horror movies include sound which below the range of human hearing to enhance eff

This is fodder for the proponents of "Humans cannot hear sounds beyond 20-20K Hz so worrying about them in music system is futile. Take them out of equation."
Well to be honest, if you are into MUSIC production, you do take out all frequencies below 40 Hz while recording music instruments. If you are into electronic music then perhaps you may add some music/intruments in the 20-40 Hz section but only individual track.

When someone says humans cannot hear, they are referring to ears. Not lungs and heart.

Humans also cannot see the infrared. But an infrared source will produce heat that can be sensed by the skin.

Humans cannot see ultraviolet, but exposure does produce tanning and sun burn and skin cancer. All of which can be detected by humans.
 
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