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Cone and Dome Drivers

  • John M. Eargle

Abstract

Cone and dome drivers form the backbone of loudspeaker system design, primarily because of their ease and economy of manufacture and their high level of performance. In this chapter we will examine these factors in detail, as well as discussing many variations on the basic design theme. Mechanical performance limits and distortion will also be addressed.

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Section View Harmonic Distortion Pole Piece Flux Path Breakup Mode 
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