Electronic Interface

  • John M. Eargle


In this chapter we will deal with the interface between amplifier and loudspeaker. Subjects will include the detailed nature of the loudspeaker load, amplifier characteristics, line losses, parallel and series operation of both amplifiers and loudspeakers, multi-amping, and loudspeaker protection methods.


Power Amplifier Stereo Pair Load Impedance Electronic Interface Line Loss 


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