A comprehensive and current account of the theory and practical design techniques employed in the production of modern driver units and complete systems. The Fourth Edition takes into account important new theory, interesting research and numerous examples of commercial design practice. Further important aspects of subjective characterization are discussed. The section on enclosed design has been extended. Revised transducer coverage includes metal domes, magnetic and electrostatic dipoles, ribbons, alternative diaphragms and recent concentrics including UNI-Q and ICT. The effects of the room environment upon sound quality and the overall performance of loudspeakers is discussed in greater depth and the measurment section has also been extended with note of the Audio Precision and MLSSA equipment.
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The widespread availability of compact disc sources and digital program mastering in recording studios has made further demands on loudspeakers in respect to both dynamic range and accuracy. This book thoroughly covers all aspects of loudspeakers including Multi-media and Home Theatre. It examines new theory and provides numerous examples of commercial design practice. Analyzes the latest developments in professional quality audio, including home theatre and surround sound. Contains a unique non-partisan interpretation of manufacturers' technologies and claims.Review:
"...more comphrehensive than any enthusiast could imagine...a superb guide..." (Hi Fi Choice, February 2003)
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Book Description Halsted Press, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110470217219
Book Description Halsted Press, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 4. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0470217219