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The Loudspeaker and Control Room as a Wholly Integrated System

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The recording studio control room and its loudspeaker monitor system, have been the target of a wide variety of design techniques over the past years. This presentation deals with the design and measured performance of a loudspeaker and control room in which the monitor loudspeaker is horn coupled to the room. The console and room become a manifold section of the horn. This provides a quantum increase in the efficiency of conversion of electrical input power to acoustical output power, extends the lower frequency limit and improves the response in the amplitude and time domain. Other features of the room design provide a nominal control over the ratio of direct to indirect sound while maintaining excellent diffusion, eliminating critical listening positions. All other requirements of the physical and architectural and otical parameters of a control room are accommodated without compromise.

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