(term) Closed Back

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  1. audiokid

    audiokid Chris Well-Known Member

    Mar 20, 2000
    BC, Canada
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    In reference to headphones, describes the design of the cup where there is no venting of the audio to the outside. Closed back, circumaural headphone are often used in studios, where "bleed" from the headphone can be picked up by the recording microphone. Closed back headphones minimize this problem.

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