That superior sound quality is afforded by corner speaker placement has been recognized for more than thirty years. Measurements and listening tests were conducted with both monophonic and stereophonic reproducing equipment to compare the performance of speakers designed for use away from a corner and for corner installation. Measurable and audible advantages accrue with corner placement of other speaker, with the greater improvement being shown by a speaker of proper design. The advantages are more easily observed for stereophonic than for monophonic reproduction.
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