(term) Semi-Open

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  1. audiokid

    audiokid Chris Staff

    Mar 20, 2000
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    Describes the construction of a headphone cup. Closed designs reject a large proportion of outside noise, but also do not "leak" sounds to the outside. Real open designs do not interfere with outside noise and obviously do little to contain the source material. Semi-open designs are a compromise between the two.

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