Audio equipment

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Audio equipment refers to equipment used for the reproduction, recording or processing of sound.

The following devices are examples of audio equipment:

  • Amplifiers are used to increase sound levels.
  • Cassette players play audio cassettes.
  • CD players play audio CDs.
  • DVD players play video from DVDs.
  • Headphones are small speakers – usually connected by a band worn over the head – placed on the ears.
  • Loudspeakers or speakers are components used in sound producing equipment which convert electrical energy into sound energy.
  • Microphones convert sound energy into electrical energy so that it can be used for further processing.
  • Mixers are used to mix or combine two or more audio signals in some desired way.
  • Radio receivers receive sound broadcasts.