SPL is typically measured using decibels (dB), which are derived by considering the ratio of a given pressure with some reference pressure.

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The resonant frequency of a speaker, f0 (pronounced: F-naught), is the frequency below which a loudspeaker is increasingly unable to generate sound output for a given input signal.

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Impedance is characterised by two components: resistance and reactance.

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Stetron announces the development of a midsize speaker ideal for use in medical applications requiring IEC 60601-1-8 certification.

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This driver is suitable for use in products intended to be compliant to UL217.

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What is Santoprene? Santoprene is a rubber-like material that can be used to make a speaker cone or gasket in a loudspeaker. Santoprene is often used when a lower resonant frequency is desired. With a look a feel similar to rubber, Santoprene provides a more flexible and simple design suitable for easier manufacturing. The graphic … Continue reading “Audio Dictionary: What is Santoprene”

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Mylar is a common name of cone material that is widely used in small to middle size loudspeakers.

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These Thiele-Small, or TS, parameters are all that’s needed to accurately model a loudspeaker’s frequency response – at least in its piston range of operation.

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Let’s discuss the effect of adding an enclosure around a driver.

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