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Designing a Listening Room - Rives Audio Designing a Listening Room - Rives Audio This article should provide a good understanding of what can be expected in terms of the process of designing a listening room. There are five phases to most design projects. Some of the phases may…
Human Hearing - How We Hear and Perceive Audio Quality Part 4 Human Hearing - How We Hear and Perceive Audio Quality Part 4 This article summarizes the 3 part series discussing how the human ear perceived amplitude, phase and distortion to determine sound quality.
Human Hearing - Distortion Audibility Part 3 Human Hearing - Distortion Audibility Part 3 How sensitive is the human hearing to distortion? This article explores the audibility of distortion.
Human Hearing - Phase Distortion Audibility Part 2 Human Hearing - Phase Distortion Audibility Part 2 This article discusses how sensitive the human ear is to phase distortion and how it determines the listening quality we identify with.
Human Hearing: Amplitude Sensitivity  Part 1 Human Hearing: Amplitude Sensitivity Part 1 Human Hearing from an auditory and perceptual standpoint is studied in this series of articles. Part I deals with Amplitude Sensitivity.
A Guide to Sound Isolation and Noise Control A Guide to Sound Isolation and Noise Control This is a very appropriate saying with regard to sound isolation. We are often asked questions like: "What can I do to this wall to stop the sound going through to the bedroom on the other…
Room Acoustics: Isolation & Noise Control Room Acoustics: Isolation & Noise Control Our first three courses in the CEDIA Seminars series covered proper system calibration after installation and set-up was complete, followed by two complementary courses on room acoustics. More often…
Audyssey Labs' MultEQ Audyssey Labs' MultEQ Tom Holman had a problem. As Professor of Film Sound at the University of Southern California's School of Cinema-Television, one of Tom's duties was to set-up, calibrate and acoustically equalize…
The Perfect Room? The Perfect Room? I get asked "What is the perfect media or listening room?" quite often. My response is usually something on the order of "It depends." And that's very true, it depends on a lot of things, but mostly…
Room Acoustics: Acoustic Treatments Room Acoustics: Acoustic Treatments Anthony Grimani's "Room Acoustics: Acoustic Treatments" class followed his course on "High Performance Home Theater Calibration" on the afternoon of my first day at CEDIA. I'm reviewing it here, as…