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Identifying Legitimately High Fidelity Loudspeakers: The Economics of Cost Cutting Identifying Legitimately High Fidelity Loudspeakers: The Economics of Cost Cutting This article explores the economics behind the speaker business and some of the cost cutting approaches loudspeaker companies make to maximize profits while still keeping the products affordable to…
2010 Subwoofer Shootout Room Size Recommendation Comparison 2010 Subwoofer Shootout Room Size Recommendation Comparison We went back to our 2010 Subwoofer shootout data to rank each subwoofers room size capability based on our new protocol. 3 of the 4 subs earned our Large while the other earned Bassaholic.
Interview with Aperion Audio on Loudspeaker Design Philosophy Interview with Aperion Audio on Loudspeaker Design Philosophy This is an interview with Aperion Audio on what they feel are important aspects to high quality loudspeaker design that they follow in efforts of making the very best products for their consumers.
Interview with Atlantic Technology on Loudspeaker Design Philosophy  Interview with Atlantic Technology on Loudspeaker Design Philosophy This is an interview with Atlantic Technology on loudspeaker design discussing the important factors involved in making a truly high performance product.
Audioholics 2010 Subwoofer Shootout Measurements Overview Audioholics 2010 Subwoofer Shootout Measurements Overview This article discusses our testing methodology for our up and coming 2010 Subwoofer Shootout.Products in this comparison were chosen based on size and price constraints to keep it as fair as possible.
Vertical vs Horizontal Center Channel Speaker Designs – An Alternate Perspective Vertical vs Horizontal Center Channel Speaker Designs – An Alternate Perspective This article contains an in depth discussion of the trade-offs of different center channel designs (MTM vs WTMW, etc) and their real world applications and limitations.
The Loudspeaker Crossover Part II: The Brains of your System The Loudspeaker Crossover Part II: The Brains of your System This article explores the differences between capacitor and inductor types utilized in the crossover designs and how they may affect measurable and sonic performance of your loudspeakers.
 The Crossover - Brain of your Loudspeaker System The Crossover - Brain of your Loudspeaker System This article sheds some light on the least seen and perhaps most undervalued part of the speaker system, the crossover network. The crossover separates the sound going to each speaker driver and more.
Trading SPL for Extension in Subwoofers - A Current Trend? Trading SPL for Extension in Subwoofers - A Current Trend? More often than not consumers are swayed by a single parameter in a products specifications to judge its true performance. Lately it’s quite a popular trend on the forums of people critiquing a…
Loudspeakers & Power Ratings: What's the Deal Part II? Loudspeakers & Power Ratings: What's the Deal Part II? We discuss the mechanics of loudspeaker clipping and work several examples of product failure to better understand power ratings.