bass compensation

bass compensation

[′bās ‚käm·pən′sā·shən]
(electronics)
A circuit that emphasizes the low-frequency response of an audio amplifier at low volume levels to offset the lower sensitivity of the human ear to weak low frequencies.
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The simple rear panel features the main Line-In input for connectivity to a soundcard or PC, high-grade connectors to satellite speakers and a bass compensation adjust knob.
All three models utilize Alpine's digital signal processor for true-digital amplification and control of built-in Bass Engine DSP settings for subwoofer level, parametric EQ, low pass crossover, subsonic filters, time correction and bass compensation, as well as a new gain factor control, resulting in exceptional flexibility and accuracy.
The AD1940 and AD1941 SigmaDSP audio processors feature a 28-bit core running at 75 MHz with 16-channel I/O, enough to process conventional 24-bit audio signals with the headroom to accommodate sound-enhancing features like bass compensation.