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Should a designer/builder use both measurements and listening when building?
Should a designer/builder use both measurements and listening when building?
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Old 29th June 2011, 03:45 AM   #21
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Should a designer/builder use both measurements and listening when building?
Originally Posted by Pano View Post
I vote no!

With all the good simulation software available these day (spice, and others) why would anyone need to measure or listen? Just sim it and you're ready to go! What could be easier?

This is the 21st century, isn't it? Let's get on with it.
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Old 29th June 2011, 11:27 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by wintermute
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Old 29th June 2011, 12:07 PM   #23
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Default Its not a daft question

Originally Posted by sreten View Post
A better question might be can it be done using ears only, not should it be. Not easily IMO.
Originally Posted by tinitus View Post
would also be a 'daft' question I mean, it would have very little 'reason'

but you might better ask, 'using measurements only

that might be a little less predetermined but again, I think
it would be strange to design a speaker without listening to it

No it isn't.
Many people have no real measuring equipment above a multimeter.
It surprising how far you can get using your ears and a good test CD.

But I agree, using all means that are at your disposal seems obvious.

rgds, sreten.

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