How Speakers Work


Tue, Dec 2nd, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

The Animagraffs website has a beautiful breakdown of how a speaker works, explained in an effectively simple way.

Speakers (also called loudspeakers) push and pull surrounding air molecules in waves that the human ear interprets as sound. You could even say that hearing is movement detection. So what makes a speaker travel back and forth at just the right rate and distance, and how does that make sound?



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