More About Audio Speakers
Audio Speaker Basics - The Final Link in Your Audio System
The term “audio speaker” is very broad and can refer to a number of components.
Generally speaking, Audio
Speakers are needed to reproduce any kind of audio signal
that is transmitted from a radio, CD player, MP3
player or any other audio
Because headphones are worn so close
to the ear, the Sound Pressure Levels (SPL) are much lower than those produced
by loudspeakers, which are designed for producing sound in a large space.
Quality loudspeakers it to be able to reproduce this frequency
range accurately, and they do this by incorporating several speakers into each
All these speakers
are connected together with a crossover which is an electronic component
designed to split the audio frequencies into various bands.
Tweeters are directional speakers,
meaning that they transmit sound in a limited range, so several tweeters may be
incorporated into a loudspeaker enclosure in order to dissipate high-frequency
sounds more efficiently.
At the same time, new technologies are being used in high-end speakers, providing amazing musical clarity to those who can afford it.