Loudspeaker measurements


John Borwick Revised by Julian Wright

12.1 Introduction

Measurements on loudspeakers are made by various sorts of individuals and for a variety of reasons. For example, the loudspeaker designer uses measurements to help him identify the effects on performance of different dimensions, materials or components and to enable him to draw up a specification which his manufacturing colleagues can then use. The manufacturer must carry out quality assurance measurements on drive units and other components – whether constructed in-house or bought in – as well as on completed loudspeaker systems, for instance to confirm that they meet the published specification or to select matched stereo pairs from within the tolerance ...

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