AES Store

Journal Forum

Audibility of a CD-Standard A/DA/A Loop Inserted into High-Resolution Audio Playback - September 2007
10 comments

Reflecting on Reflections - June 2014
1 comment

Quiet Thoughts on a Deafening Problem - May 2014
1 comment

Access Journal Forum

AES E-Library

Losses and Coupling in Long Multiwire Loudspeaker Cables

It is not seldom in PA systems to use very long loudspeaker cables. These PA systems sometimes carry several audio signals in adjacent wires of the same cable, or several cables may be neighboring over very long distances such as several hundreds meters. This paper deals with losses and coupling in these long cables. Results of both numerical modeling and measurements are presented. It is shown that losses and coupling may introduce significant crosstalk, affect the amplifier impedance load and the radiation patterns of multichannel systems, depending on the cable characteristics and the assignment of the wires in a cable. Coupling between cables is also investigated, and strategies for reducing coupling are presented.

Authors:
Affiliation:
AES Convention: Paper Number:
Publication Date:
Subject:

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.

Learn more about the AES E-Library

E-Library Location:

Start a discussion about this paper!


 
Facebook   Twitter   LinkedIn   Google+   YouTube   RSS News Feeds  
AES - Audio Engineering Society