Don't Touch That Knob!

John Strohbeen    Wednesday, November 30, 2016    Articles

There are a variety of reasons why some listeners can’t or don’t want to adjust the tone controls that are fixtures on most consumer receivers, integrated amps and pre-amps. The most…

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The best laid plans...

John Strohbeen    Monday, November 14, 2016    Articles

…of mice and men often go awry. With apologies to Robert Burns for appropriating his words and wisdom and to you for missing our date last week, but I hope that once you read the…

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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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It's About Time!

John Strohbeen    Tuesday, October 11, 2016    Articles

“A loudspeaker apparatus is provided for producing time and phase-coherent sound waves…” is the beginning of my patent application filed on August 7, 1981. I have used Walsh speakers…

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Live End / Dead End

John Strohbeen    Monday, September 26, 2016    Articles

Most of the music we hear originates in a recording studio. Yes, some of us are lucky enough to attend live performances, whether they are classical, cabaret, rock or other musical genres.…

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On the Shoulders of Giants

John Strohbeen    Tuesday, September 13, 2016    Articles

Isaac Newton famously said, “If I have seen farther, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” While I do not confuse myself with Newton, I share his awe and respect of those who…

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