What is a 'damping factor' and why do I care about it??

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  1. John Cain

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    What is a "damping factor"??

    And why do I want my subwoofer's amplifier to have a high one??

    What exact difference does it make sonically??

    Thanks!!

    -- John
     
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    Never mind, I found my own answer..

    -- John

    Damping Factor

    The ability of an amplifier to tightly control the movement of a speaker driver and stop its movement as the signal ends.
     

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