Equalization in sound reinforcement: psychoacoustics, methods, and issues

R. Ovans


The practise of electroacoustic sound system equalization demands an understanding of psychoacoustics, room acoustics measurement, and subjective room acoustics. In this paper we undertake a review and synthesis of the literature pertaining to the relevant psychoacoustic and room acoustic phenomena, and relate it to a number of issues regarding the current methods of large venue sound system equalization


architectural acoustics; audio acoustics; sound reproduction; sound reinforcement equalisation; psychoacoustics; electroacoustic sound system equalization; room acoustics measurement; subjective room acoustics; large venue sound system equalization

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