FAQ | What is linear phase and why should anyone care about it?
Learn about linear phase and understand why it is important for sound quality.
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In a system with non-linear phase, the time relationship between fundamental and harmonics is altered and something other than a square wave emerges at the output. Another term for altered waveform is distortion.
Phase non-linearity can be introduced by the electronics as well as by the transducers, waveguides, and other elements of a loudspeaker system. So linear-phase processing and amplification won’t deliver linear-phase acoustic output from the loudspeaker.