reflex baffle

reflex baffle

[′rē‚fleks ‚baf·əl]
(engineering acoustics)
A loudspeaker baffle in which a portion of the radiation from the rear of the diaphragm is propagated forward after controlled shift of phase or other modification, to increase the overall radiation in some portion of the audio-frequency spectrum. Also known as vented baffle.
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