Speaker crossover articles & references (just links to papers to remind me what I’ve found)

W. M. Leach, Jr., “Electroacoustic System Realizations for the Linkwitz-Riley Crossover Networks,” Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, vol. 35, no. 10, pp. 792-800, October 1987.

AES E-Library Loudspeaker Driver Phase Response: The Neglected Factor in Crossover Network Design

Leach’s book Introduction to Electroacoustics and Audio Amplifier Design (buy it here

Charlie Laub’s ACD spreadsheet

Crossover Networks from A to Linkwit-Riley

1st – 4th order crossover calculator (no plots)

Linkwitz Labs

mini DSP’s article

Monday, April 22nd, 2013 Audio No Comments

Gullibility and the audio biz…

I’m always forgetting links to the true weirdos of the audio biz, luckily someone else maintains a great list:

And an excellent collection of  “no BS” commentary on speaker wires but also illustrates how the audio industry has fallen into a death spiral of promoting woo-woo instead of actual value. And then we’re all shocked that people think MP3 at 64 kbits/sec sounds good…

Another analysis – wish there was a bit more info on the ABX tests

Yet another good set of links to materials on the silliness that pervades the consumer (high-end) audio business:

Friday, February 6th, 2009 Audio, Engineering, Frustration, Uncategorized No Comments