The -Tone Burst- commonly used for transient testing is not necessarily comparable to waveforms actually found in speech and music. A new test instrument is described which generates asymmetric and symmetric pulses as well as damped wave trains. Implications and test results are described for amplifiers, loudspeakers, and acoustic environments.
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