Headphones: Imaging & Danger

John Strohbeen    Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Headphones: imaging and hearing loss. “Head Monster” Noel Lee is rumored to have told Beats founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre, that ‘Headphones are the new speakers.’ The sales…

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Lucky Timing and My Best Business Decision

John Strohbeen    Tuesday, September 15, 2015    News, Articles

As mentioned in Getting Started, Tech Hifi began in my dormitory room at MIT. The local audio dealers pressured the school to have me move off campus or stop selling. I moved across the…

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Amplifier Damping – Another Wet Blanket.

John Strohbeen    Tuesday, September 1, 2015    News, Articles, Advice, Philosophy

How does amplifier damping factor (DF) impact the sound of loudspeakers and, thus, the sound of music in your room? Tube amps usually have DFs of about 20 or less while many solid state…

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