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The Reason For “Bad Sound” May Not Be The Sound System
« on: January 22, 2019, 03:08:36 pm »

The Reason For “Bad Sound” May Not Be The Sound System
Three factors of roughly equal importance play the key role in good sound - and two out of three isn't good enough.
By Pat Brown • January 22, 2019


Many things around us are getting better. Computers are faster, televisions have more resolution, and dishwashers are quieter and more powerful than ever.

But with all of our digital wiz-bang processors, technology has been unable to eradicate “bad sound.” Why is this so? This short piece is an attempt to shed some light on three possible causes, two of which have been completely unaffected by the technological revolution.

The goal of most sound reinforcement systems is to deliver high quality sound reproduction to the listener. While we would like to think that a high quality sound system guarantees this, it does not.

The quality of the reproduced sound will only be as good as the weakest link in the reproduction chain. Let’s examine some of the major “links” individually...

Continue reading here: https://www.prosoundweb.com/channels/live-sound/church_sound_files_the_reason_for_bad_sound_may_not_be_the_sound_system/
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