Ten Landmark Speakers Worth Collecting

John Strohbeen    Tuesday, February 16, 2016    Articles, Advice, Philosophy

Speaker collecting is like car collecting. You can use only one pair of speakers or one car at a time. But, you can enjoy looking at them, fixing them, thinking about them – that is what…

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Used Speakers: Good Sound & Good Value?

John Strohbeen    Tuesday, February 2, 2016    Articles, Advice

Speakers last a very long time – many decades are common. You can often get sound quality that exceeds 95% of today’s speakers for a fraction of all-new prices. The “Golden Age of…

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Making the Sound Fit the Room

John Strohbeen    Tuesday, January 19, 2016    Articles, Advice

One of the most vexing problems in getting the most out of an audio system is matching it to the acoustics of the room in which it is placed. We talked about this issue in some detail in…

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Are there differences between theater/arena speakers and home speakers?

John Strohbeen    Tuesday, January 5, 2016    Articles

It’s a case of “different strokes for different folks.” Speakers that create sound in a theater, arena or stadium have different obstacles to overcome and require different solutions…

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John Strohbeen    Monday, December 21, 2015

Wishing everyone a Healthy & Happy New Year – John

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NASA Technology Comes to Speakers: Ferrofluid

John Strohbeen    Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Ferrofluid was patented by NASA in 1963 as a technique to move liquid propellant in the low gravity of space. Pumping fluids that do not stay at the bottom of a tank by gravity is not easy.…

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