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How do I read this frequency response chart?

The response curves are for each of the three selectable roll-off switch positions... Flat –6 dB/octave below 100 Hz –18 dB/octave below 80 Hz From the spec sheet - Low Frequency Response ...
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Why do subwoofers have different frequency ranges?

To answer your question directly there is no way of knowing which one is better, the measurements are lacking. There is no way a Subwoofer will play up to 1700hz. Those specifications are nonsense. ...
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Using EQ while mixing to compensate for frequency response of monitors/headphones

It is possible in some sense, and I believe there is software around that is designed specifically for this, but there are also reasons why this might not be the best approach. Obviously the character ...
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What's the point of drivers that can produce frequencies that humans can't hear?

One reason may be there is a need for them besides the use for human listening. Perhaps a human may want to study or devote their careers to Animal audiology. If you want to study an animal that ...
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Why not pointing the loudspeaker toward the sky during open-field frequency response measurement?

speakers don't just emit sound towards the front, they emit sound in 360 degrees despite the efforts of designers. Higher frequency drivers are more directional than lower frequency drivers. The lower ...
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How do I record a piano, respecting the balance between treble and bass?

I'm going to cut to the chase and keep this really simple for you. Firstly, you don't really need to worry too much about the overall recorded sound in a practise environment as you should only be ...
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How do I record a piano, respecting the balance between treble and bass?

There's a whole lot of misunderstanding going on in your question… … what's going to disappoint you still further is even when you get to the end of this rambling essay, you're still not going to ...
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What's the point of drivers that can produce frequencies that humans can't hear?

In my humle mind it is purely marketing. People tend to buy on specifications, and bigger numbers sort of makes the user accept a higher price and hence a higher profit for the seller. There can be a ...
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Using EQ while mixing to compensate for frequency response of monitors/headphones

Systems such as SMAART and other Real Time Analyser based approaches can be used to level a system against EQ variation at a particular output level, however the problem is that the variations in a ...
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"Frequency Response" on a speaker datasheet provides only range. What do we assume here?

The lower and higher bounds of the frequency response are typically frequencies where the response is typically -3dB or -10dB (not all data sheets use the same convention). Whether this is measuring ...
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Amplifier Crossover Frequency And Speaker Frequency Response

This depends on the design of the filters in the crossover. Filters are defined by a few key characteristics: filter type cutoff frequency: this is the frequency at which the output is attenuated ...
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Do I have enough information to make frequency response curve?

If you want the freq response curve (transfer function) of your speaker, or room, or any piece of gear you can use this software or other similar programs: https://www.rodetest.com/ Just hook up an ...
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Using EQ while mixing to compensate for frequency response of monitors/headphones

As said in a comment above the measuring would be really hard if you do it by yourself. There is already software for this though: http://www.sonarworks.com/headphones The software basically does ...
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How to define specifications for contact microphones?

That's a great question. I think your explanation of the problem would be good to share with customers, educating them rather than providing them with a meaningless spec. Then maybe link to a couple ...
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What is the point of a frequency response higher than 20 Hz to 20 kHz?

Have you ever read the instructions on how to use a graphic equaliser?? They say that cutting the volume of the bass sounds can increase the clarity of vocals and indeed higher pitch sounds like flute....
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Wide Frequency Response Microphones

The Sennheiser - MKH series are analog-boost-eq inside the mic preamplifier in order to get an extended frequency response. I used MKH - 8020 @ 192kHz for slowed down fx and I get high frequency noise....
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Parabolic Speakers: Any experiences?

I have been creating and equalizing the speakers from parabold.com and here is my feedback: low end and high end get truncated through reflection low end is more present if dish is bigger and thicker ...
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