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Modulation Distortion in Loudspeakers

@article{Klipsch1968ModulationDI,
  title={Modulation Distortion in Loudspeakers},
  author={Paul W. Klipsch},
  journal={Journal of The Audio Engineering Society},
  year={1968},
  volume={17},
  pages={194-206}
}
  • P. Klipsch
  • Published 1968
  • Engineering
  • Journal of The Audio Engineering Society
When comparing a loudspeaker with direct radiator bass system to one with horo loaded bass, the subjective judgment is that the one with the horn loaded bass is "cleaner". The difference in listening quality appears to be due to modulation distortion. The mathematical analysis of modulation distortion is reviewed and spectrum analyzer measurements are described which have been correlated with listening tests The spectrum analyses corroborate the mathematical analysis and the listening tests… Expand

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