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Analysis of Front Loaded Low Frequency Horn Loudspeakers

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The low frequency horn design procedures described by Keele and Leach are extended and generalized to cases where the horn is already specified, or where maximum output or the smoothest response is desired. The impact of finite-length horns is analyzed. A more detailed analysis of the high frequency range is given, where it is shown how the voice coil inductance can be taken into account to create a third order low pass filter of specified shape. A new analysis of reactance annulling is presented that significantly improves the performance above cutoff for a certain class of horns. Large signal behavior is touched upon, and finally, an analysis of the sensitivity of driver and system parameters is given.

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