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The Advantages of Using Active Crossovers in High-End Wireless Speakers

With the availability of standardized wireless interfaces and high performance codecs, wireless loudspeakers can be designed that suit the consumer demands of compactness and ease of use. This paper will examine the performance benefits of using active crossovers and digital equalization in an amplification subsystem based on a high performance digital input switching amplifier. Measurements of distortion and damping factors will be compared in an example signal chain and the influence these parameters have on the perceived audio quality of the speaker system will be discussed.

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