FAQs

Studio Setup

How should I configure my mix room?
Dolby Atmos tools allow for flexibility in the speaker configuration chosen, and guidance is available for the conversion of your room into a multichannel...
Tue, 31 Mar, 2020 at 12:46 PM
At what level should I calibrate my speakers? At what level should I mix?
 Dolby Atmos mix rooms should be capable of reproducing 85 dBC from each speaker at the mix position. The level at which you actually choose to mix should ...
Tue, 31 Mar, 2020 at 12:47 PM
How is bass managed?
 The whole soundfield is available to emulate the bass management that might occur in consumer equipment; this can be chosen in the preferences of the rend...
Tue, 31 Mar, 2020 at 12:49 PM
Do I have to have overhead speakers?
We strongly recommend incorporating overhead speakers in your Dolby Atmos mix room, as this will allow you to take advantage of the vertical dimension in y...
Tue, 31 Mar, 2020 at 12:50 PM
I have a stereo recording/mixing/mastering studio. How do I get started with Dolby Atmos?
Please contact musicstudios@dolby.com for guidance on Dolby Atmos enablement.
Tue, 31 Mar, 2020 at 12:43 PM
Are there hardware changes needed to enable my studio for Dolby Atmos Music mixing?
In order to provide the most robust creation and listening experience, it is necessary to scale monitoring systems, routing matrix (channels of IO between...
Tue, 31 Mar, 2020 at 12:45 PM
Are there currently studios for hire to mix music in Dolby Atmos?
Please contact musicstudios@dolby.com for information on studios enabled for Dolby Atmos Music.
Tue, 31 Mar, 2020 at 12:51 PM