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Electronic Reinforcement

In this chapter, we will look at the need for electronic sound reinforcement in large auditoriums.

To successfully complete this chapter you should...

  • Read chapter 24 in your text book (pages 479-494).
  • Carefully study the important concepts about the electronic reinforcement of sound as you read the chapter.

Important Concepts

Sound sources
Sound fields
Power considerations
Loudspeaker placement
Loudspeaker directivity
Acoustical feedback
Time delay
Enhancement of reverberation
Outdoor sound systems

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