AES E-Library

AES E-Library

Small Size High Efficiency Underwater Loudspeaker

Document Thumbnail

An improved underwater loudspeaker covering the frequency range from 200 Hz to 5 kHz has been developed. This transducer combines small size and high efficiency. It yields speech reproduction comparable to medium fidelity air acoustic loudspeakers. this device has been used successfully as part of a portable underwater communication system for instruction and recall of a group of swimmers or divers. Using the underwater hearing thresholds of Brandt and Hollien, estimates of range are made for the above system and compared to test results. Variations of the basic deisgn to produce a family of underwater loudspeakers with power inputs ranging from 10 watts to 2 KW is also discussed.

Author:
Affiliation:
AES Convention: Paper Number:
Publication Date:
Permalink: http://www.aes.org/e-lib/browse.cfm?elib=1765

Click to purchase paper as a non-member 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 $33 for non-members and is free for AES members and E-Library subscribers.

Learn more about the AES E-Library

E-Library Location:

Start a discussion about this paper!


AES - Audio Engineering Society