Sighted vs. Blind Evaluations of Audio Gear – part 1

John Strohbeen    Wednesday, April 30, 2014    Articles

Probably for as long as there has been a world of audio, there has been the ongoing debate between those who believe in “sighted” testing and those who believe that “blind” testing…

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Subwoofer Placement – No, You Can’t Put it Anywhere

John Strohbeen    Wednesday, April 23, 2014    Articles, Advice

Conventional wisdom states that low frequencies, on the order usually reproduced by a subwoofer, are non-directional in nature. By extension that means that you can place a subwoofer…

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When Good, Better, Best is NOT Good Enough!

John Strohbeen    Wednesday, April 16, 2014    Articles

Speakers – and many other products – are often sold on a ”Good, Better, Best” basis. That is, Choice A is a good option at a given price point, Choice B is an upgrade with a price…

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What Is the Weakest Link in Your System?

John Strohbeen    Friday, April 4, 2014    Articles, Advice

When you’ve been in the audio business for a while, family, friends – and even friends of friends – assume that you know something. Or at least more than they do. So we get…

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