The use of dual channel FFTs initially re-shaped loudspeaker product design, but it soon followed that they would also play an instrumental role in developing the art and craft of field-tuning a sound system, an inherently more complex pursuit.
Things that need to be considered before getting into an involved undertaking that furthers the goal of going from “passable” to a beautiful sonic experience.
Loudspeakers are not so easily defined as arrayable or not arrayable – they all possess both characteristics to some degree, and in practice the issue is complex and involves an understanding of several key factors.
Approaches for guitars and bass of both electric and acoustic varieties as well as piano and more.
Baffles, bass reflex, optimal venting, horn design, flare rates, directivity and other key aspects.
The life and times of one Frederick “Feedback” Murphy and his infamous, mercifully brief stint working in live sound.
Hearing the problem is not the same as quantifying the problem and then developing a solution to correct it.
Looking into a technique that can provide a whole new palette of tonal colors, especially when mixing in stereo.
The author’s view on a wide – and interactive – range of electrical and mechanical parameters that come into play.