High Performance Loudspeakers

High Performance Loudspeakers

by Martin Colloms


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High Performance Loudspeakers by Martin Colloms

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471970910
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/28/1997
Edition description: 5TH
Pages: 494
Product dimensions: 7.68(w) x 9.92(h) x 1.34(d)

About the Author

Martin Colloms is an independent electroacoustics engineer in the UK who has seen over 200 of his high fidelity audio and speaker designs put into mass production. Martin has worked as a loudspeaker critic—publishing over 1,500 high fidelity speaker reviews—and is the technical editor of HIFICRITIC.

Table of Contents

General Review.

Theoretical Aspects of Diaphragm Radiators.

Transducers, Diaphragms and Technology.

Low Frequency System Analysis: Room Environments and 2π Theory.

Moving Coil Direct Radiator Drivers.

Systems and Crossovers.

The Enclosure.

Home Theatre and Surround Sound.

Loudspeaker Assessment.



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