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Sound reproduction

Floyd E. Toole

Sound reproduction

loudspeakers and rooms

by Floyd E. Toole

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Published by Elsevier in Amsterdam, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Loudspeakers.,
  • Acoustical engineering.,
  • Sound -- Recording and reproducing -- Equipment and supplies.,
  • Psychoacoustics.,
  • Recreation rooms.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Floyd E. Toole.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK5983 .T66 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19906020M
    ISBN 109780240520094
    LC Control Number2008009993

    Part two rotates between four characters, four Sound reproduction book, to add up to sixteen sections marked off by an ever-increasing grid of bullet-points. Active loudspeakers have internally mounted amplifiers that have been selected by the manufacturer to be a good amplifier for use with the given loudspeaker. From my own experience I would strongly suggest that spatial and temporal averaging are key to equalization. Thus, playback should be at realistic volume levels for the ear to function in the proper non-linear region, where it contributes the right amount of its own distortion and masking to strengthen the illusion of reality.

    Effect processing rack-mounted units at the FOH position at an outdoor concert. Nevertheless, many small venues still use a single full-range speaker system, Sound reproduction book it is easier to set up and less expensive. The vast majority of recorded music, though, has undergone this mutilation so that nothing of it will be masked by the background noise inside a car, or by the street noise getting past the iPod ear buds. Earlier, purely acoustic methods of recording had limited sensitivity and frequency range. Acoustical recording methods of the time could not reproduce the sounds accurately.

    Loudspeakers Sound reproduction book a power rating in watts which indicates their maximum power capacity, to help users avoid overpowering them. Yet why, Sterne asks, would interpersonal interaction and bodily presence be of unspoken better quality than any other type of communication? Ina German engineer, Kurt Stille, developed the Poulsen wire recorder as a dictating machine. Let's start with the conclusion: The Audible Past is a highly original contribution to the new field of sound studies, and a must-read for the growing number of scholars who combine an interest in the history of technology with an interest in media studies.


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Sound reproduction by Floyd E. Toole Download PDF Ebook

Differences in Sound reproduction book level become readily apparent in a high resolution sound system and require correction to optimize the illusionary sound image for distance and correct timbre.

A DI unit may be necessary to adapt some of these sources to the inputs of the console. The need for clear sight lines in some theaters may make the use of regular speaker cabinets unacceptable; instead, slim, low-profile speakers are often used instead.

We have histories of concert audiences, telephones, speeches, Sound reproduction book films, soundscapes, and theories of hearing.

Going to the extreme he outlines might demoralize some enthusiasts and turn them off to the hobby. There is too much hall sound. Multiple consoles can be used for different purposes in a single sound reinforcement system. Let's start with the conclusion: The Audible Past is a highly original contribution to the new field of sound studies, and a must-read for the growing number of scholars who combine an interest in the history of technology with an interest in media studies.

Refined versions of this tube were the basis of all electronic sound systems until the commercial introduction of the first transistor -based audio devices in the mids.

System testing[ edit ] A sound reinforcement system should be able to accurately reproduce a signal from its input, through any processing, to its output without any coloration or distortion.

Two-track stereophonic tapes were more successful in America during the second half of the s. In these cases, at least two audio engineers are required; one to do the main mix for the audience at FOH and another to do the monitor mix for the performers on stage.

Also, on page 14 he mentions the live-vs-recorded sessions Edgar Villchur produced with the AR-3, but Toole seems to ignore their importance.

Sound Reproduction (3rd ed.)

The areas of innovation were in cabinet design, durability, Sound reproduction book of packing and transport, and ease of setup.

Both the Allison Model One and the Sound reproduction book were designed by Roy Allison, and both used multiple drivers on angled panels for much wider dispersion than available from systems having a single, forward-facing Sound reproduction book. And does that just mean that Sound reproduction book had the best handle on writing a young Black male?

Moreover, in using the stethoscope listening had to be intensified and thus separated from other Sound reproduction book. This allows the audio and lighting engineers to become familiar with the show and establish presets on their digital equipment e.

Its acoustic performance was well documented in the literature e. Besides, the sound of the piano is nothing like what I am familiar with when the stereo microphones are placed under the lid, close to the strings and then fed to left and right channels.

Also, a listener may be so used to amplified music that the characteristic sound of certain types of loudspeakers becomes the reference.

Routing the low-frequency energy to Sound reproduction book separate amplifier and subwoofer can substantially improve the bass-response of the system. The top of her head was counting against the door handle. For this reason, rental companies tend to own speaker cabinets which are heavily braced and protected with steel corners, and electronic equipment such as power amplifiers or effects are often mounted into protective road cases.

In the case of rental systems for tours, there are typically several audio engineers and technicians from the rental company that tour with the band to set up and calibrate the equipment. Magnetic wire recorders were effective, but the sound quality was poor, so between the wars, they were primarily used for voice recording and marketed as business dictating machines.

If you are familiar with the Fletcher-Munson curves, then note the unequal separation of the equal loudness contours, which is an indication of the ear's non-linear behavior and a subject of study in psychoacoustics. A crossover splits the signal into multiple frequency bands with each band being sent to separate amplifiers and speaker enclosures for low, middle, and high-frequency signals.

In addition, just acquiring the various models and doing the work when Toole was at the NRC and later Harman would have been prohibitively time consuming, tedious, and expensive. This lets performers move about the stage during the show or even go out into the audience without the worry of tripping over or disconnecting cables.

Rack-mounted amps are typically housed in road casessturdy plastic protective boxes which prevent damage to the equipment during transportation. How many pills — what pills — had she had?

Some manufacturers have designed loudspeakers for use either as a component of a small PA system or as a monitor loudspeaker. There is one other area where Toole and I part company: his approach to response measurements and equalization.

In previous decades, sound engineers typically had to transport a substantial number of rack-mounted analog effects unit devices to accomplish these tasks.Electromagnetism and Sound Reproduction Unlike our ancestors just a few hundred years ago, most of the voices and music we listen to today are recorded.

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It can get somewhat technical at points, but the author does a great job at making complex matters accessible and clear to a general magicechomusic.com: James Larson. This comprehensive work covers the whole sound reproduction chain from multi-channel audio configurations and the loudspeaker/room system to acoustics and psychoacoustics and the evaluation process.

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