CHAPTER 10 Examination

EXAMINATION DEFINED

The installed audio system is not yet ready for operation. We cannot assume that everything is in perfect working order, nor can we expect that fine-tuning will not be required. We must test the theory behind the system design and question whether the installation has been carried out to meet our specifications. This process of fact-finding regarding the installed system will require examination, and the process of examination requires measurement tools. These are distinct from the prediction tools found in the previous section. Measurement tools examine what is, not what will be. The device to be examined must be physically present. Examination tools do not assume, and cannot be coerced. They do not ...

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