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How do Speakers Work?

A speaker converts electrical energy to mechanical/acoustical energy. It uses a coil of wire, which acts as an electromagnet, set inside of a magnetic gap of a permanent magnet. The following demo shows the main components of a woofer. Holding your cursor over the individual buttons will highlight the respective component. Clicking on the button will […]

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speaker info- definitions

 A loudspeaker, or simply speaker, is an electromechanical transducer which converts an electrical signal into sound. The term loudspeaker is used to refer to both the device itself, and a complete system consisting of one or more loudspeaker drivers (as the individual units are often called) in an enclosure. One problem with loudspeakers is that […]

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Damaging your Speakers is Easy

If treated properly, speakers will work for decades although there can  be some wear and tear issues because they do have moving parts.  We get many perplexed customers with damaged speakers. How did it happen”  Common problems: 1-      Over or under powering. You can have a 1000 watt speaker, but if you use a 50 […]

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What does a Frequency Response Curve mean

Frequency is the number of sound waves that pass a fixed receptor, your ear for example, in an established amount of time. This may also be called a cycle. A hi-fidelity amplifier usually has a frequency response of 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz within approximately one dB. The human ear can normally detect audio frequencies […]

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