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.
Blanchard, Lola; Agerkvist, Finn
Affiliations: Bang&Olufsen ICEpower s/a, Lyngby, Denmark; Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark(See document for exact affiliation information.)
AES Convention: 126 (May 2009) Paper Number: 7769
Publication Date: May 1, 2009
Subject: Microphones and Headphones
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