The need for high-resolution loudspeaker data is evaluated in detail, particularly complex data in original impulse response or frequency response formats, and how a new data format proposed earlier can be used for storing this and other information required to adequately describe a complex loudspeaker system. Prediction results for several loudspeaker models are compared based on different spectral and spatial resolutions. Calculations are also compared against measurements for different loudspeaker types, such as multi-way loudspeakers, clusters and line array systems. Finally, the advantages of more precise predictions are discussed with respect to increasing requirements regarding computer performance and data storage.
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