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A dome is a special form of tweeterdiaphragm. A dome-shaped membrane is used to generate acoustic sound waves.

Tweeter with dome-shaped membrane (dome), photo: Audaphon.

Tweeter with dome-shaped membrane (dome), photo: Audaphon.

The dome is the drive unit. It generates sound pressure by moving up and down in rhythm with the sound signal. Most tweeters use dome-shaped diaphragms. Soft domes are made of a fabric - often silk - while metal domes are made of a light metal such as aluminum or a metal alloy.

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Updated at: 09.11.2021
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Links: sound, drive, unit (U), pressure, signal
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