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Electroacoustics  ::   Electricity  ::   Filters  ::   Microphones  ::   Recording  ::   High-Fidelity Sound

High-Fidelity Sound

Everyone who loves listening to music, wants to be able to fill their listening room, or their car with high quality sound, especially when listening to CDs.

In this chapter, we will look at the various components that make up a high fidelity sound system. Although some of them (i.e. record player) are not used as much anymore, they will help you learn important principles that can assist you when purchasing your components for your system.

To successfully complete this chapter you should...

  • Read chapter 22 in your text book (pages 435-456).
  • Carefully study the important concepts about Hi-Fi components as you read the chapter.
  • Be able to list the various components of a Hi-Fi system and the role they play.

Important Concepts

Record players
Tone arms
Cartridges
Tape decks
AM/FM tuners
Stereo broadcasting
Amplifiers
Distortion
Amplifier power & distortion
Loudspeaker efficiency & distortion
Earphones/Headphones

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