Difference between revisions of "Beam Width"

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The beamwidth of a loudspeaker is the angle across which the sound pressure is between 0 and -6 dB relative to the on axis [[Sound Pressure]] (i.e. sound pressure straight in front of the loudspeaker). As such, it is a meaure of its [Directivity]. A narrow beamwidth generally equals high directivity.
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The beamwidth of a loudspeaker is the angle across which the sound pressure is between 0 and -6 dB relative to the on axis [[Sound Pressure]] (i.e. sound pressure straight in front of the loudspeaker). As such, it is a meaure of its [[Directivity]]. A narrow beamwidth generally equals high directivity.
  
 
[[Category:Audio Glossary]]
 
[[Category:Audio Glossary]]

Latest revision as of 12:12, 5 March 2019

The beamwidth of a loudspeaker is the angle across which the sound pressure is between 0 and -6 dB relative to the on axis Sound Pressure (i.e. sound pressure straight in front of the loudspeaker). As such, it is a meaure of its Directivity. A narrow beamwidth generally equals high directivity.