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MIT Researchers Develop Paper-Thin Loudspeaker That Can Mount to ANY Surface MIT Researchers Develop Paper-Thin Loudspeaker That Can Mount to ANY Surface A Research team at MIT has developed a thin, flexible loudspeaker that can be mounted to any rigid surface (such as a wall), turning it into a high-quality audio source. Learn about the applications.
10 Loudspeakers Trends That Should End 10 Loudspeakers Trends That Should End In this article, we go over ten things that we would like to see change within the loudspeaker industry. Read on to find out what speaker companies are doing that bugs us so much!
10 Audio Myths Debunked For Better Sound 10 Audio Myths Debunked For Better Sound We tackle some of the less obvious but more resilient audio myths that seem to linger despite numerous attempts at correction. We debunk the audiophile myths to help prioritize your hifi needs.
Polk, Definitive Technology First Speakers to Qualify IMAX Enhanced Certification Polk, Definitive Technology First Speakers to Qualify IMAX Enhanced Certification DTS and IMAX are extending their IMAX Enhanced certification to loudspeakers so consumers will know which speakers will get them closer to that IMAX experience at home. See what brands are first.
Sealed is Not Acoustic Suspension in Loudspeakers Sealed is Not Acoustic Suspension in Loudspeakers Some vented speakers offer port plugs for sealing the cabinet and making them act like sealed speakers. This does not result in a true acoustic suspension. What's the difference? Read on to find out.
Ten Nonsense Myths About Subwoofers and Bass Busted! Ten Nonsense Myths About Subwoofers and Bass Busted! There are as many myths in the audio industry as are written in the pages of a Tolkien novel. With that in mind, Audioholics is taking on the task of myth busting ten bass myths that are nonsense!
Understanding Subwoofer Review Distortion Measurements Part III Understanding Subwoofer Review Distortion Measurements Part III In this article, we attempt to shed some light on subwoofer distortion graphs so any reader can follow them to get a better understanding of how the subwoofer objectively perform in our reviews.
Understanding Loudspeaker Review Measurements Part II Understanding Loudspeaker Review Measurements Part II The waterfall plots and polar maps often seen in Audioholics' speaker reviews are colorful and visually interesting, but what can they really tell us about a loudspeaker's performance?
Understanding Loudspeaker Review Measurements Part I Understanding Loudspeaker Review Measurements Part I Audioholics’ speaker reviews often contain detailed measurement graphs. In this article, we explain frequency response and the set of curves known as the 'Spin-O-Rama' to help you pick better product.
Speaker Grilles On Or Off: Which Way Sounds Better? Speaker Grilles On Or Off: Which Way Sounds Better? Do speakers sound better with their grilles on or off? This article compares the two options to scientifically determine which way is best and what other factors can impact sound more dramatically.