Book Smarts

Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Speaker Design and other Speakers topics.

Are there any good books on the design and construction of speakers?

Book Smarts

Before diving into DIY speaker enclosure design, you should pickup a few of the more well-regarded speaker design books (such as The Loudspeaker Design Cookbook by Vance Dickason, and Designing, Building, and Testing Your Own Speaker System with Projects by David Weems).

Some speaker building how-to publications are heavy on technical terms and math (it may take a couple reads before you fully understand all of the inner-workings of loudspeaker design). It is beneficial, however, to experiment with a few simple projects to get your feet wet. Mail-order/online companies such as Parts Express cater to the DIY market, and can supply the books, kits, and, materials you need to start your first project.



Nobody has commented on this tip yet. Be the first.


URL: (optional)


Not finding the advice and tips you need on this Speakers Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!

Guru Spotlight
Sheri Ann Richerson