Principles of Speech and Music Reinforcement

  • John M. Eargle


Not too many years ago, school lecture rooms, boardrooms, religious meeting facilities, Broadway theaters, and concert halls had no electronic sound reinforcement facilities. Today, virtually all of these venues have some degree of reinforcement, and it would be a mistake to design one without it. What has made sound reinforcement the necessity it has become?


Speech Intelligibility Reverberation Time Concert Hall Central Array Main Array 
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  • John M. Eargle

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