dynamic headroom

dynamic headroom
the ability of an amplifier to handle strong signals (or loud sounds) free from distortion

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  • dynamic headroom — noun the capacity of a system to reproduce loud sounds without distortion • Syn: ↑headroom • Hypernyms: ↑high fidelity, ↑hi fi * * * Audio. the additional power output capability of an amplifier when producing short term peak signals, compared… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dynamic headroom — Audio. the additional power output capability of an amplifier when producing short term peak signals, compared with its continuous signal power rating. Also called headroom. * * * …   Universalium

  • headroom — /hed roohm , room /, n. 1. Naut. the clear space between two decks. 2. Also called headway. clear vertical space, as between the head and sill of a doorway or between the ceiling and floor of an attic room at a certain point, esp. such height as… …   Universalium

  • headroom — noun a) the vertical clearance above someones head, as in a tunnel, doorway etc b) the ability of a system to reproduce loud sounds free …   Wiktionary

  • Dynamic range — For other uses, see Dynamic range (disambiguation). Dynamic range, abbreviated DR or DNR,[1] is the ratio between the largest and smallest possible values of a changeable quantity, such as in sound and light. It is measured as a ratio, or as a… …   Wikipedia

  • Dynamic range compression — This article is about a process that intentionally reduces the dynamic range of audio signals. For similar reductions caused by circuit imperfections, see Gain compression. For processes that reduce the size of digital audio files, see Audio… …   Wikipedia

  • Highlight headroom — is a measure of how much more capacity any given photographic media (such as film or digital) has to record detail within the white portion of the visible spectrum.Imagine you re trying to photograph a white wedding dress against a white… …   Wikipedia

  • dynamicheadroom — dynamic headroom n. The capacity of an amplifier to reproduce unusually strong signals without distortion. * * * …   Universalium

  • Pioneer SX-1980 — The Pioneer SX 1980 was a receiver that Pioneer Electronics Corporation introduced in 1978, to be matched with the HPM series of speakers. It is rated at a staggering 270 watts per channel into 8 ohms. [http://www.silverpioneer.netfirms.com/sx… …   Wikipedia

  • high fidelity — noun the reproduction of sound with little or no distortion (Freq. 4) • Syn: ↑hi fi • Hypernyms: ↑sound reproduction • Hyponyms: ↑headroom, ↑dynamic headroom …   Useful english dictionary

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