How speakers make sound

An A M A Z I N G representation of how speakers emit sound. Usually “audio people” are aware of  the functionality of loudspeakers but the rest of the world doesn’t care as long it works. The truth is, very few manage to have a look inside a speaker, and as most are non transparent, they are just a box that plays music.

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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Creation by: Jacob O’Neal


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