The Electronic Interface

  • John 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, and multi-amplification.


Power Amplifier Load Impedance Electronic Interface Digital Controller Input Amplifier 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Eargle
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  1. 1.JME Consulting CorporationCanada

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