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Unique Speaker Shapes [message #97120] Sun, 29 October 2023 14:46 Go to next message
Kingfish is currently offline  Kingfish
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What would be some cool shapes for speakers that would not diminish sound quality? I'll have some time on my hands in a few months to tinker around with it, and all I can come up with are circles and octagons.
Re: Unique Speaker Shapes [message #97131 is a reply to message #97120] Tue, 31 October 2023 08:58 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Wayne Parham is currently offline  Wayne Parham
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Some loudspeakers are made in irregular shapes to breakup internal standing waves. I think that is a good idea, but I have found that through careful dimensions, damping material and driver locations, a "good old" rectangular cabinet can be made free of anomalies from standing waves.
Re: Unique Speaker Shapes [message #97148 is a reply to message #97120] Wed, 01 November 2023 19:40 Go to previous message
Strum Drum is currently offline  Strum Drum
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Do you think the wiring goes throughout the design, or is it usually just a high-end, rectangular speaker that's been encased in decorative material? I've seen several incredible designs over the years, particularly at theme parks.
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