Back-to-basics Audio

Back-to-basics Audio

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Back to Basics Audio is a thorough, yet approachable handbook on audio electronics theory and equipment. The first part of the book discusses electrical and audio principles. Those principles form a basis for understanding the operation of equipment and systems, covered in the second section. Finally, the author addresses planning and installation of a home audio system. Julian Nathan joined the audio service and manufacturing industry in 1954 and moved into motion picture engineering and production in 1960. He installed and operated recording theaters in Sydney, Australia, and set up similar facilities in Papua New Guinea and Hong Kong. Later he spent several years in cinema installation and service including audio visual theaters and government sound systems, then worked in the hi-fi- and professional sound equipment markets. His particular interest is home theater. He makes his home in New South Wales, Australia. Notes on home theater systems, speaker placement and calibration System planning, diagram analysis, and signal processing Easy introduction to practical audio, acoustics, and electrical theoryAn amplifier can still operate with a DC offset of half a volt, but to continue using it risks catastrophic failure, which may destroy ... CATASTROPHIC FAILURES Recently an interstate acquaintance had a complete output circuit board assembly replaced in his 400 watt stereo amplifier. ... checking an amplifier that has obviously been carelessly handled, it is wise to power up first with a 100 watt light bulb inanbsp;...

Title:Back-to-basics Audio
Author:Julian Nathan
Publisher:Newnes - 1998


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