Neodymium Costs Throttle Pro Audio

June 2011
Pro Sound News;Jun2011, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p1
The article focuses on how increase in prices of Neodymium, a rare earth element, is affecting the pro audio industry. Neodymium magnets, which are made from an alloy of neodymium, iron and boron, are used in almost every audio equipment including microphones, headphones, guitar pickups and loudspeakers. However, the manufacturers are looking for an alternative due to significant increase in Neodymium prices in last few years.


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