Plasma Arc Speakers

What are the Plasma speakers?   Plasma speakers or ionophones are a form of a loudspeaker which varies air pressure via a high-energy electrical plasma instead of a solid diaphragm. Connected to the output of an audio amplifier, plasma speakers vary the size of a...

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...

French House

French house, a subgenre of house music, became popularized in the late 1990s and early 2000s by French acts. Throughout the years, the genre has been called “French touch,” “Filter house,” and “Tekfunk”. Filter effects, phasers,...

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...

Monitor Isolation Pads

What are monitor isolation pads?   Music producers and sound engineers use various devices to decouple the monitors from the surface. Accordingly, most widespread are monitor isolation pads made of dense acoustic foam and metal spikes on which the speakers rest....