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Volume 6

Guitar Speakers: Resistance vs. Impedance – What’s the Difference

From time to time, questions arise about the correct usage of the term “impedance” versus “resistance.” This article from looks at the usage of these two words for guitar loudspeakers, but it can also be used more generally in acoustics (and electronics).

Volume 5

A Primer on Equivalent Volume, Impedance, and Couplers for Hearing Aids

So, next time you hear the word impedance, and your eyes start to glaze over, don’t panic! substitute “equivalent volume” and note that it is larger for lower frequencies and smaller for higher frequencies.