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ATTENUATION. This is the technical term for a reduction in signal strength (i.e. a reduction in the volume). Isolation or cancellation? The other responders seem to miss that many solutions for noise reduction are using active inverse wave cancellation rather than passive isolation--which is what I recommend for maximum hearing protection and listening ...


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There are some particular design features that are often used in monitor speakers with the objective of making them "sound accurate" rather than "sound good". They often have built-in amplifiers, to eliminate differences arising from the different performance of external amps - not only their frequency response as measured by the amplitude of the output, ...


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'Monitoring' is listening to audio that is at some kind of intermediate stage of production, rather than being 'the final result' that the 'consumer' or 'audience' listens to. Studio monitors are something you use to listen to individual tracks, or the mix, as the recording / production process is going on. (Equally, a stage 'monitor' is a speaker used on ...


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I had a similar problem. with a renaissance lute, and fixed the problem with some stuff called "peg dope". This should be obtainable from a shop which sells violins, as they can exhibit the same problem. If that doesn't solve the problem, then I suspect that you will need to visit a luthier to get the pegs fitted better into the holes in the peg-box. ...



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