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How to Evaluate Loudspeakers for Sound and Accuracy How to Evaluate Loudspeakers for Sound and Accuracy Evaluating loudspeaker sound quality ultimately comes down to listening, but what do you listen for? What source material do you use? Learn how to listen to speakers for accurate sound reproduction.
Sealed vs Ported Subwoofers: Which Is Right For You? Sealed vs Ported Subwoofers: Which Is Right For You? Sealed vs. ported subwoofers is is one of the great debates in the audio world. Click to read the Audioholics' analysis of how these alignments compare and contrast.
Loudspeaker Myths: Separating the Scientific Facts from Science Fiction Loudspeaker Myths: Separating the Scientific Facts from Science Fiction Loudspeaker science vs science fiction, we uncover the myths and facts about good speaker design and engineering practices. Driver break in, measurements and testing, parts, design, all revealed.
Loudspeaker Measurements Standard: Our Procedure for Objectively Analyzing Speaker Performance Loudspeaker Measurements Standard: Our Procedure for Objectively Analyzing Speaker Performance The Audioholics Loudspeaker Measurements Standard objectively measures performance of speaker systems. Frequency response, distortion, sensitivity, polar & listening window response, impedance, etc.
Dolby Atmos for Home Cinema How is it Different? Dolby Atmos for Home Cinema How is it Different? This article briefly discusses how Dolby Atmos is different than conventional 5.1 and 7.1 surround decoding schemes. How will it be adopted to the home market? Read on.
AV Receivers vs. Separates: Which One Is Better? AV Receivers vs. Separates: Which One Is Better? AV receivers vs. Separate preamplifier/processors and amplification has been hotly debated for decades, with valid arguments on both sides of the table. Read on to see what the Audioholics think.
The Truth vs Hype about Expensive HDMI Cables The Truth vs Hype about Expensive HDMI Cables Do expensive HDMI cables make a difference? What should you look for in an HDMI cable? We answer those questions in an easy to follow video, and we have the science to backup our claims.
Understanding the Different HDMI Versions (1.0 to 2.0) Understanding the Different HDMI Versions (1.0 to 2.0) HDMI has changed over the years. This article goes through the various forms of HDMI from 1.0 all the way to the latest HDMI 2.0 specification.
Why Your Cat6/5e Network Cable is Slowing You Down: Interview with Blue Jeans Cable Why Your Cat6/5e Network Cable is Slowing You Down: Interview with Blue Jeans Cable Cat6/5e network or ethernet cable quality is a little understood but big problem. We dive into why 80% of cables fail to meet spec and what you can do you ensure you are buying good network cable.
Do Loudspeaker Manufacturers Really Make Their Own Drivers? Do Loudspeaker Manufacturers Really Make Their Own Drivers? Loudspeaker manufacturers often claim they make their own drivers that go into their products. This industry insider's perspective shows this is often not the case. OEM manufacturing is very common.