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Build Your Own Deluxe Speakers! Thousands of hobbyists, students, and electronics salespeople and technicians have turned to this best-selling guide for expert advice and a collection of simple-to-advanced speaker system projects. Now in its fourth edition, it continues to set the standard for accessible, up-to-the-minute guidance, building, and testing speakers that sound as good as any system you can buy-for hundreds less!. Inside, you get full details on a valuable new computer program that helps you create top-flight speaker systems while avoiding complicated mathematical equations and errors. With the included coupon, you can order the program at a significant savings over the regular price. Also new to this edition are improved speaker tests, expanded information on crossover networks, practical dimension charts, techniques for designing double-chamber reflex enclosures, and more. The book provides you with concise, step-by-step instructions for building speakers, and teaches you how to: Choose speakers that are best suited for various specific uses; Set up a home system that will give you optimal performance; Critically evaluate speakers by ear if you lack test equipment. The included list of driver and system components suppliers helps you get started right away.
David B. Weems is an acknowledged expert in speaker systems and speaker enclosures. He has written several books, including all four editions of Designing, Building, and Testing Your Own Speaker Systems―with Projects and the first edition of this volume. Weems also has contributed numerous articles on speaker systems to such widely read electronics publications as Audio, High Fidelity, Popular Electronics, Radio Electronics, and Speaker Builder. G. R. Koonce is a member of the Audio Engineering Society and contributes many articles to Speaker Builder magazine.
Unlike some others I found the basic listings to be very useful indeed. I did have a few problems with LDP but after more than a little debugging it works quite well. Read morePublished on April 11 2003
I bought this book as part of a two book purchase for a reference for a home built speaker project. The info that's there seems valid but doesn't cover the title's impression. Read morePublished on Jan. 16 2002 by Arthur M Tunnessen
Maybe it's my lack of knowledge with the whole area of speaker design but I thought that the book was a little dated to start with. Read morePublished on June 24 2001 by GMerrall
I bought this without ever having built, assembled or even worked on speakers. It guided me and explained everything I needed to build an couple of really hi-end speakers.Published on Nov. 29 2000
This book covers all the bases in detail, assuming that the reader has at least a working knowledge of electrical theory, physics, and acoustics. Read morePublished on Oct. 28 1998