High Performance Loudspeakers

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9780471970910: High Performance Loudspeakers

Since the first publication of this title twenty years ago, Martin Colloms has worked to ensure that each successive edition has kept ahead of innovations occuring in high performance loudspeaker design. This fully revised and updated volume includes more new material than ever before. Colloms maps the increasing pace of technological change in the industry, which has been driven by new applications, materials and design techniques. A highly detailed technical coverage of every aspect of high performance loudspeaker design which now includes:

  • Multi-media and Home Theatre, Dolby PRO-LOGIC(?), Dolby AC-3 THX, and multi-channel surround sound
  • Short path, low order crossover network designs, audibility and control of loudspeaker distortion, digital active speakers and the system requirements of optimized digital filters
  • Bending wave panel speaker technology (NXT)
  • A unique non-partisan interpretation of manufacturers? technologies and claims
Throughout the industry this book has justly won its reputation as the quintessential volume covering speaker design and analysis, both amongst audio engineers, equipment designers and students of audio engineering.

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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.

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"...more comphrehensive than any enthusiast could imagine...a superb guide..." (Hi Fi Choice, February 2003)

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