A central-cluster-type loudspeaker is preferred for sound reinforcement whenever it is suitable. Of the several factors affecting its suitability, the one most difficult to evaluate is room reverberation. Now a simplified technique provides an accurate prediction of the speech intelligibility potential in a given room. If there is too much reverberation, this technique will predict how much additional room absorption is needed.
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