Comb-Filter Effects


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Comb-Filter Effects
1011101Comb-Filter EffectsThe term comb filter has been widely used in the popular audio press as an explanation of delayed reflection effects. Comb filtering is a steady-state phenomenon. It has limited application to music and speech, which are highly transient phenomena. With transient sounds, the audibility of a delayed replica is more the result of successive sound events. A case might be made for proper application of combing to brief snatches of speech and music that approach steady state, but already there is an etymological impasse. The study of the audible effects of delayed reflections is bette…
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F. Alton Everest: Master Handbook of Acoustics, Fourth Edition. Comb-Filter Effects, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2001), AccessEngineering Export