Concha headphones and their coupling to the ear

Lola Justine Kydia Olivia Blanchard, Finn T. Agerkvist

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    The purpose of the study is to obtain a better understanding of concha headphone. Concha headphones are the small types of earpiece that are placed in the concha. They are not sealed to the ear and therefore, there is a leak between the earpiece and the ear. This leak is the reason why there is a significant lack of bass when using such headphones. This paper investigates the coupling between the headphone and the ear, by means of measurement in artificial ears and models. The influence of the back volume is taken into account.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationAudio Engineering Society Convention Papers : Papers 7651-7819
    Publication date2009
    ISBN (Print)978-0-937803-67-7
    Publication statusPublished - 2009
    Event126th Audio Engineering Society Convention - Munich, Germany
    Duration: 7 May 200910 May 2009
    Conference number: 126


    Conference126th Audio Engineering Society Convention
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