Below are a few of the articles published by Ted Jordan over the course of his career. We will add more as they become available.
Loudspeaker enclosure design Wireless World, January 1956 [5.7Mb]
A cabinet of reduced size with better low-frequency performance Wireless World, February 1956 [1.1Mb] – the invention of the aperiodic enclosure.
A Titanium Cone Loudspeaker Wireless World, November 1966 [1.4Mb]
Loudspeaker stereo techniques Wireless World, February 1971 [950kb ]
A Hexagonal Loudspeaker Design Hi-Fi News, April 1979 [8Mb] – design of the Jordan 50mm module, the linear array principle and a novel double-bass enclosure
The Parameter Game Hi-Fi News, June 1996, revised 2000 [164kb]
Ted Jordan’s seminal text was first published by Focal Press in 1962. It has been long out of print but we are pleased to announce that work is in progress to make it available again in 2018.
The Jordan Manual
The original Jordan Manual was produced in the early 1980s. Ted realised that a technical background would be beneficial to customers and clients who were using the Jordan 50mm module. Drawing on material from his 1962 book, Loudspeakers, it gave a comprehensive analysis of loudspeaker design and offered the rationale behind the 50mm module, which seemed to go against so much of commercial loudspeaker practice at the time. As with the Loudspeakers book, it has been out of print for some years and we will be making it available again as soon as possible.
The original Jordan-Watts brochure had basic specifications and cabinet designs for the Jordan-Watts Module. You can download a 1971 copy here. [46Mb]