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What is a loudspeaker?

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A loudspeaker, more commonly just called a speaker, is in engineering terms a kind of electroacoustic transducer. In other words, speakers convert electrical signals into musical sound you can hear through the movement of air via sound waves.

The word “speaker” be used to refer to a single speaker driver (individual tweeter, woofer, etc.) as well as a speaker system that is made up of 2 or more individual units. A speaker system often includes an enclosure to capture sound waves and make the production of midrange and bass frequencies possible.

Although there’s a wide range of speaker types, the most common are electromagnetic, consisting of a wound wire coil (voice coil), a permanent magnet assembly, a cone to move air, and a frame attached to suspension parts to hold the assembly in place.

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Speaker basics

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How Many Speakers Can You Use With A 4 Channel Amp?

In this article, I’ll help you connect multiple speakers to 4 channel amps, whether for home audio, car audio, or general speaker system use. I’ve created some helpful diagrams as well to help you.

Outdoor speakers

Speaker impedance topics

Connection and wiring topics

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How To Connect Speakers To A TV Without A Receiver

Welcome! In this article, I’ll cover how you can connect and use speakers with a TV without a receiver or stereo amplifier. Check out my clear and detailed diagrams showing exactly how to connect everything.

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Tweeter Speakers

This main page is where you’ll find sections with a variety of topics and articles related to tweeter speakers. There’s some great info here to help answer your questions.

Coaxial speakers

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Coaxial Speakers

In this main page, you’ll find articles, sorted by topic category, related to coaxial speakers. Coaxials are a great way to get sound from less space. Check out my helpful articles here.


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In this main page you’ll find articles, sorted by section & category, for many topics related to home stereo subwoofers and general subwoofer loudspeakers. What…

Wireless speakers

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Wireless Speakers

In this main page you’ll find articles, sorted by topic or category, related to wireless speakers.