Thermoacoustic Speakers

What are Thermoacoustic speakers?   Thermoacoustic speakers are speakers that generate sound waves from temperature fluctuations. They rapidly heat and cool conducting materials. Unlike conventional voice-coil speakers, thermoacoustic speakers do not rely on...

Flat Panel Loudspeakers

Flat panel speakers 101   Engineers investigated flat panel speakers in terms of structural vibration and acoustic radiation. A panel speaker primarily consists of a panel and an inertia exciter. Contrary to conventional speakers, they have flexural resonance and...

Bending Wave Speakers

The principle of Bending Wave Speakers   One of the ways to illustrate the basic principle of how bending wave speakers operate, the following image could be helpful. By throwing a stone into the lake, the water surface is being destabilized by its impulse. This...
Create Kick Drum Sounds in Tune

Create Kick Drum Sounds in Tune

  When choosing the right kick drum for your track sometimes you get lucky by randomly picking a sample that immediately sits well with the bass and other rhythmic elements in the mix. But more often than not, various equalizers, compressors, and other processing...

Planar Magnetic Speakers

What are Planar Magnetic Speakers?   The planar magnetic speaker is a type of speaker closely related to the electrostatic speaker. It is nearly identical in radiation concept to an electrostatic loudspeaker, having a large, thin, vertically orientated plastic...