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Just realized the effect of bass on clarity

If a small speaker can't do bass it will do one of two things:
a) pump out a lot of harmonic distortion smearing the midrange
b) attenuate the bass to a point where the music sounds unnatural and midrange timbres are wrong
c) A little of both
Old news I know, and an argument for subwoofers for those who cannot afford good floor-standers or are in love with speakers that can't do bass.

It's never too late to turn back the clock.

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Topic - Just realized the effect of bass on clarity - ph5y 13:28:25 04/13/17 (38)


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