Standing Room Only

John Strohbeen    Tuesday, November 14, 2017    News

Standing Room Only, or maybe SRO at the NY Audio Show. The 2017 New York Audio Show was this weekend and Ohm had a demonstration room. Hear the music – not the speakers was our theme. We…

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John Strohbeen    Monday, September 11, 2017    News

This is the view from my desk. It has changed forever in reality and in my heart. The change happened on this day 16 years ago. We were just moving into the space where the factory is…

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Get a Room!

John Strohbeen    Monday, October 24, 2016    News

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: The speaker/room interaction has a bigger effect on sound quality than all your choices in electronics. Over the years, I have probably…

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When the going gets tough, the tough…audition audio!

John Strohbeen    Tuesday, August 30, 2016    News

Many observers have noted that watching and following this year’s presidential election campaign is tough. Recently, a respected political research organization asked a focus group to…

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There is More to Life Than Just Good Music

John Strohbeen    Tuesday, July 19, 2016    News

My interest in music started when I was a freshman at MIT, in 1963. By the time I dropped out of school in 1968, audio retailing had become my profession – I started Tech Hifi in my…

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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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