Perceptual Effects of Dynamic Range Compression in Popular Music Recordings - January 2014
Accurate Calculation of Radiation and Diffraction from Loudspeaker Enclosures at Low Frequency - June 2013
New Measurement Techniques for Portable Listening Devices: Technical Report - October 2013
Optimizing the Dynamic Characteristics of a Phonograph Pickup
The principal means of evaluating phone pickup performance have been through frequency response and low frequency compliance measurements. This article will discuss the limitations of these techniques and suggest additional criteria to provide a more meaningful picture of pickup performance. Emphasis will be placed in two areas: the need for the stylus to properly track the groove modulation and the problem of defining optimum dynamic response. The former is presented as a prerequisite which must be met before any other characteristics are considered. The latter is presented as the end objective of all functional characteristics combined in an optimum fashion.
Click to purchase paper or login as an AES member. If your company or school subscribes to the E-Library then switch to the institutional version. If you are not an AES member and would like to subscribe to the E-Library then Join the AES!
This paper costs $20 for non-members, $5 for AES members and is free for E-Library subscribers.