Technology / Home Audio / Loudspeaker: An electro-acoustic transducer that converts electrical audio signals at its input to audible sound waves at its output.


Entertainment / Basketball / Basket: Consists of the rim and the net. MORE

Voice Coil

Technology / Home Audio / Voice Coil: The cylindrical coil of wire that moves in the magnetic field of a dynamic driver. The voice coil is bonded to the diaphragm, which actually produces the sound. MORE


Technology / Home Audio / Spider: The rear suspension element on the cone of a loudspeaker. All the moving parts of the speaker are suspended by the spider in the rear and the Surround in the front. The spider is so named because of i MORE


Technology / Home Audio / Delay: A signal processing device or circuit used to delay one or more of the output signals by a controllable amount. This feature is used to correct for loudspeaker drivers that are mounted such that their MORE

Neodymium (Nd)

Science / Periodic Table of Elements / Neodymium (Nd): Atomic number: 60, Atomic mass: 144.2 g mol -1, Electronegativity: 1.14, Density: 7.0 g cm-3, Melting point: 1024 °C, Boiling point: 3074 °C, Vanderwaals radius: 0.181 nm, Isotopes: 9, Electronic sh MORE


Technology / Home Audio / Distortion: Any departure from a true and accurate reproduction of the original waveform. It can include Noise, Clipping Distortion, Harmonic, and Intermodulation Distortion. These last two forms are fairly commo MORE