A Look at Some Loudspeaker Designs

In this article, I’m trying to give an overview of some commonly used loudspeaker designs. Almost all speakers which are on the market these days are based on similar designs. However, obviously manufacturers are tweaking the looks of the speakers in order to attract more customers. However, the basic principle remains the same.

Probably one of the most commonly used designs in loudspeaker manufacturing is the Bass reflex box. This type of loudspeaker usually contains two transducers as well as support. A port is of four which is punched into one of the walls of the loudspeaker enclosure. In case of the Bass reflex box, this port is provided at the front of the loudspeaker. The low-frequency components which are generated by the woofer are reflected by the rear wall of the speaker and then gets to the ports and exit towards the listener.

Bass reflex boxes can achieve fairly good low-frequency response without being very bulky. Low-frequency response is probably one of the biggest challenges in loudspeaker design. The …

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