On 2/8/2013 6:04 AM, Don Cox wrote:
> A baffle is a large board on which a speaker drive can be mounted, so
> that out-of-phase sound from the back doesn't wander round to the front
> and interfere with the direct sound.
> Ideally, the board is infinite in area. As said, it could be (as a
> compromise) a wall between two rooms.
> In practice, a board a few feet square gives useful results, as the
> Wharfedale design showed.
Typically, that would be called an open baffle, not an infinite baffle,
as sound can easily leak from front to back. QUAD speakers could be
considered open baffle.