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The Truth About In-Wall Speakers This article will explore the pros and cons of in-wall vs in-room speakers. Assuming that we’re talking about comparably-priced and similar products that differ only in that one is set in the wall.
The Truth About Matching Amplifier Power to Loudspeakers Do you need to match amplifier power to your loudspeakers? Clipping, impedance, heat, sensitivity, blown drivers, and other mysteries are explored in this article.
Objective Loudspeaker Measurements to Predict Subjective Preferences? Accurately measuring loudspeaker performance is a universal problem among most loudspeaker manufacturers and review publications. Dr. Floyd Toole discusses the science of measuring loudspeakers.
Headphones: Comparision Buying Guide Headphone Buying Guide: If you're confused by the various styles of headphones/earphones, read this comparison guide. We identify and compare relative strengths and weaknesses of each headphone type.
The Top Ten Most Influential Speakers of the Last 50 Years Audioholics reveals its picks for the ten most influential speakers over the last 5 decades. We'll take a trip down memory lane to look at classics from Acoustic Research, Advent, Bose, Klipsch, etc.
Are HRTF’s Necessary in Dolby Atmos Elevation Speakers? Dolby Atmos Elevation speakers employ a HRTF in their analog crossovers in attempt to trick the brain into perceiving height. But is this really necessary or can it degrade their sound quality?
What are the Best Subwoofers in the World? Audioholics compiles a list of the finest subwoofers in the world, as well as a couple of our more affordable favorites. Check out our picks and feel free to share yours on our forums.
What are the Best Loudspeakers in the World? What are the best loudspeakers in the world? Performance, aesthetics, budget, pick two. Check out speaker selections and feel free to share yours.
What Are Dolby Atmos-Enabled Speakers? Dolby Atmos-Enabled (Elevation) speakers are one of the required options for achieving the Atmos height effect. This article and video explores the technology and challenges behind the speakers.
Powered Subwoofer Testing: Outline and Procedures Overview This article and explains our new subwoofer testing procedure and the various equipment & software used. The results will be condensed & summarized in a consistent manner for each product tested