Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Active vs. Passive vs. Powered Speakers

When it comes to loudspeakers the overwhelming majority of people are familiar with only one type of speaker: passive speakers—speakers that they power with...

11,000 Songs in iTunes: Cleaning the Library with TuneUp

Earlier on Saturday morning, I knew I just wasn't going to have time to cleanup my iTunes library properly anytime soon or in the...
How to calibrate dual subs with Anthem's AVM 60 pre-pro and MRX receivers

How to calibrate dual subwoofers on an Anthem AVM 60 and MRX Receivers

Today's question comes from one of our readers, Nalin, who asked about the best way to calibrate dual subwoofers using an Anthem AVM 60...
Adding two or more subwoofers to your setup will give you better and smoother bass response.

What’s the best location for a subwoofer in my room?

Today's questions are a follow-up from our friend Nalin, an Anthem AVM 60 user. We previously answered Nalin's question about the proper way to...

A tale of positives and negatives: which is which?

OK, I got the Xantech, 1/8 triggers from Radio Shack, the diodes, and the power supply. Right now, I did the following: Cut the...

Getting my supplies

I researched online and saw that what I need to accomplish my task is:1/8 mono cableXantech Pulsed Switching Module 599-0012v unregulated power supply1N4148 Diodes...

Are CDs really better than vinyl? Vox seems to think so.

I came across this article on vox.com stating, "Viny's great, but it's not better than CDs".  The article goes onto state several items such...

Everything you need to know about DSD and SACD in a Q&A with Andreas...

AudioStream has posted a nice article on the topic of DSD and SACD in the form of an interview with Andreas Koch, who was...

Finding a DAC with Digital Passthrough / Digital Bypass

My latest project is trying to find a solution for sending audio to Zone2 and Zone3 without needing to use the COPY-->MAIN feature on...

Audio Cable Designer Roundtable: Audio Cable Industry Founders discuss art, history, and science of...

The science or snake oil of audio cables is one topic that is guaranteed to gather zealots on either side of the equation: those...

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