This O7A panner takes a mono sound and places it in a particular direction in a 3D O7A mix.
There are various versions of this panner plugin, but this is our favourite. This version uses more screen real estate than the "classic" version but is typically easier to use, particularly if you are just starting out with this way of doing things.
As well as azimuth and elevation dials, there is a control surface which can be used to visualise the current direction (indicated by the crosshairs). This direction can also be changed by clicking with the mouse.
There are labels on the control surface to help you find left, right, above etc. However, if this still does not make any sense, you might want to see our page on the O7A Visualiser which lays out its viewing region in the same way.
The plugin is available in the O7A Core plugin library.
When this option is available, a 'View' button appears at the top right of the plugin's user interface.
When this is pressed, the plugin is connected to the View or ViewVR application and is displayed there.
|View Support||ViewVR Support|
The current direction is shown using a cross.
Hold the left mouse button to set the azimuth and elevation.
The current direction is shown using a beam and cross.
Hold a VR controller trigger to set the azimuth and elevation.
Azimuth and Elevation control the direction in which the input is placed in the 3D audio scene.
Azimuth is the horizontal angle, between -180 to +180 degrees, measured anticlockwise (left) from the front. Elevation is a vertical angle between -90 and +90 degrees, measured with positive upwards and 0 on the horizontal.
For instance, the direction for azimuth +90 and elevation +45 can be found by turning 90 degrees to the left and then looking up by 45 degrees.
It may help to experiment with the control surface to get used to this way of doing things.
- O7A Beamer
- O7A Colourizer
- O7A Decoder - 5.1 Basic
- O7A Decoder - FuMa
- O7A Decoder - Mono
- O7A Decoder - O1A
- O7A Decoder - O2A
- O7A Decoder - O3A
- O7A Decoder - Stereo
- O7A Flare
- O7A Gain
- O7A Injector - FuMa
- O7A Injector - O1A
- O7A Injector - O2A
- O7A Injector - O3A
- O7A Look
- O7A Meter
- O7A Meter - Signal
- O7A Panner
- O7A Panner - Classic
- O7A Panner - Eight Channel
- O7A Panner - Hemisphere
- O7A Panner - Large
- O7A Panner - Two Channel
- O7A Rotation
- O7A Spatial Delay
- O7A Virtual Microphone
- O7A Visualiser
- O7A Visualiser - Hemisphere