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    slope&octave

    what do these terms stand for







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    Re: slope&octave

    They don't "stand" for anything...

    Octave - http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&l...tave+frequency

    A "slope" simply tells you have fast a filter is doing its job - for example a 6dB/octave filter will attenuate 6 decibels per octave, a relatively smooth slope...while a 24dB/octave filter will "kick in" a whole lot faster.




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    Re: slope&octave

    but how does this effect your sound system




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    Re: slope&octave

    A filter with a higher slope, when used as a LPF, for example, will cut off higher frequencies sooner (have more attenuation) than a filter with a flatter slope. Generally, you want a very tight Xover slope.




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    Re: slope&octave

    You are a bastard Jmac.


    Just FYI, it can be easier to understand a LPF if you show it as a count down in freq. So if Jmac's thing is confusing, try reading it from bottom to top.



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