6 Loudspeaker cabinets

6.0 Introduction

The final stage in a bass guitar amplifier setup is the loudspeaker cabinet or "cab", for short. The cab takes an amplified signal for its input and outputs sound waves. In between input and output is a complex mixture of electromagnetics, magnetodynamics and acoustics, for which this chapter provides insight.

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