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Articles Tagged Bob Mccarthy

  • Wednesday, June 11, 2014
    loudspeaker
    Bob McCarthy 06/11/14 01:08 PM,
    We have a big job with a small budget. One loudspeaker. How hard could it be? The goal is straightforward: uniform coverage over the seating area, i.e., minimum variance over the space. There are four answers required for our specification: horizontal and vertical aim, horizontal and vertical coverage. We seek to match the loudspeaker coverage shape to the audience shape. The audience shape is visible. Loudspeaker coverage, not so much. Let’s work on defining the loudspeaker shape in terms of… View this story
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  • Tuesday, December 24, 2013
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    Bob McCarthy 12/24/13 07:40 AM,
    “I’m going to equalize the room.” We’ve all heard that statement so many times that we scarcely think about what it literally means. We know that in practical terms it means adjusting an equalizer to suit your taste. It may be done with the latest high-technology analysis equipment, voodoo magic or simply tweaking away “until it sounds right.” In any case, are we really “equalizing the room”? What exactly are we doing? There are lots of disagreements on this topic… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallLoudspeakerMeasurementSignalSound Reinforcement