So Many Channels, So Few Ears.

John Strohbeen    Tuesday, October 28, 2014    Articles

In the beginning there was one, and it was good! In fact, for close to half the life of consumer audio, one channel was all you got. Then came stereo – and later, the flood of…

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Is “Collecting” Audio Gear a Good Investment?

John Strohbeen    Tuesday, October 21, 2014    Advice

We have talked about Sound Investments in audio. There are those who collect audio products the way others collect antique automobiles, does it make sense? That is, are audio components…

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How Good Is Human Hearing?

John Strohbeen    Tuesday, October 14, 2014    Articles

When looking at audio specs, a question frequently gets asked. “Do I need all that? How good is human hearing, anyway?” The answer may surprise you. Actually it is quite good.…

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Are There Really “Golden Ears” – And What Do They Hear?

John Strohbeen    Tuesday, October 7, 2014    Articles

In the world of the serious audio enthusiast, there is the term Golden Ears. It denotes a person with hearing so critically acute that he or she can make fine discriminations in terms of…

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