Extension, SPL, perceived sound and possibly more subjects?

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Re: Extension, SPL, perceived sound and possibly more subjects?

#16 Post by Bill Fitzmaurice » Sat Jan 01, 2022 9:57 pm

Look at it this way. You're in a rowboat using a pair of pool cues for oars. You'll get where you're going eventually, but those pool cues can't grab enough water to do the job effectively, no matter how fast you row. That's a direct radiator. Switch to a good pair of oars and you go a lot faster, while doing less work, because they grab the water so much better. That's a horn.

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Re: Extension, SPL, perceived sound and possibly more subjects?

#17 Post by Chris_Allen » Sun Jan 02, 2022 11:08 am

Bill Fitzmaurice wrote:
Sat Jan 01, 2022 9:57 pm
Look at it this way. You're in a rowboat using a pair of pool cues for oars. You'll get where you're going eventually, but those pool cues can't grab enough water to do the job effectively, no matter how fast you row. That's a direct radiator. Switch to a good pair of oars and you go a lot faster, while doing less work, because they grab the water so much better. That's a horn.
You should put that on the sales page! :)
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Re: Extension, SPL, perceived sound and possibly more subjects?

#18 Post by Bryan Cox » Sun Jan 02, 2022 11:41 am

Bill Fitzmaurice wrote:
Sat Jan 01, 2022 9:57 pm
Look at it this way. You're in a rowboat using a pair of pool cues for oars.
I spit my coffee out when I read this. 🤣
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Re: Extension, SPL, perceived sound and possibly more subjects?

#19 Post by Tom Smit » Sun Jan 02, 2022 11:10 pm

Chris_Allen wrote:
Sun Jan 02, 2022 11:08 am
Bill Fitzmaurice wrote:
Sat Jan 01, 2022 9:57 pm
Look at it this way. You're in a rowboat using a pair of pool cues for oars. You'll get where you're going eventually, but those pool cues can't grab enough water to do the job effectively, no matter how fast you row. That's a direct radiator. Switch to a good pair of oars and you go a lot faster, while doing less work, because they grab the water so much better. That's a horn.
You should put that on the sales page! :)
....and so it is!
Great analogy!
TomS

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