1st Guide of Hi-Fi Loudspeaker Enclosures (1974) -- Article Index and Intro

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CONTENTS:

CLASSES OF LOUDSPEAKER ENCLOSURES, etc.

  • SPHERICAL TWEETER REPRODUCER
  • BASS REFLEX HORN
  • TUNE PORT BASS REFLEX ENCLOSURE
  • LIBRARY ENCLOSURE
  • MINIATURE HORN LOADED REFLEX ENCLOSURE
  • 12" MINI-HORN
  • KARLSON ENCLOSURE
  • SEMI-FOLDED HORN
  • INFINITE WALL BAFFLE
  • BASS REFLEX ENCLOSURE
  • 180 DEGREE BALANCED REPRODUCER
  • CORNER FITTING LONG CHANNEL HORN ENCLOSURE
  • LONG CHANNEL ENCLOSURE
  • REAR LARGE HORN SLOT LOADED ENCLOSURE
  • MINIATURE ENCLOSURE WITH 12" / 15" SPEAKERS
  • NOVEL SEALED CABINET
  • REAR HORN REFLECTOR ENCLOSURE
  • FOLDED HORN ENCLOSURE
  • DISTRIBUTED PORT ENCLOSURE
  • GIANT AUDITORIUM ENCLOSURE
  • USING TABLES A - F
  • GENERAL CONSTRUCTION HINTS
  • EMBELLISHING SPEAKER ENCLOSURES
  • CRITICAL DAMPING
  • CROSS OVER FILTERS
  • PHASING LOUDSPEAKERS
  • QUADROPHONY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS IN STEREOPHONY
  • QUASI-QUADROPHONY

DUMMY LOAD AND SPEAKER SWITCHING SYSTEM

HI-FI COMPATABILITY PROBLEMS

FREQUENCY RESPONSE OF SOUND REPRODUCTION

DECIBEL AND POWER RATIOS

LOUDNESS LEVELS

FUNDAMENTAL FREQUENCY OF SOUND SOURCES

MUSICAL FREQUENCY SCALE

SPEAKER POWER DISTRIBUTOR

DIAGRAMS WITH DIMENSIONS FOR ALL SPEAKER DESIGNS



FOR READERS WHO ARE MORE USED TO THE METRIC SYSTEM, THE FOLLOWING EQUIVALENTS WILL ENABLE THEM TO CALCULATE ANY OF THE DIMENSIONS SHOWN IN THIS GUIDE.

If readers experience any difficulty in obtaining the components or speakers mentioned in the text of this guide, they should be guided by their Radio Parts Dealer who will recommend the best make to use as an alternative.

Certain portions of this guide were previously published in the guide entitled "High Fidelity Loudspeaker Enclosures'' by B. B. Babani. This guide is now out of print.

BERNARDS [publishers] LTD The Grampians Shepherds Bush Road London W6 7NF

Although every care is taken with the preparation of this guide the publishers will not be responsible for any errors that might occur.

We Invite all authors, whether new or well established, to submit manuscripts for publication. The manuscripts may deal with any facet of electronics but should always be practical. Any circuit diagrams that may be Included should have been thoroughly checked by the author. If you are considering trying your hand at writing this type of guide we suggest that you let us have a short summary of the subject you intend to cover. We will then be able to let you know the size of the guide required and perhaps give you advice on presentation.

© 1974 by Bernard B. Babani

I.S.B.N. 0 900162 39 2

First Published April 1974

Reprinted October 1975

Printed and Manufactured in Great Britain by C. Nicholls & Company Ltd., Manchester M114AU


Also see:

Installing Hi-Fi Systems (1960)

Understanding Hi-Fi Circuits (1957)

High Power Audio Amplifier Construction (1991)

 

 

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