15 Classic Records to Demo Classic Speakers

John Strohbeen    Tuesday, May 2, 2017    Articles

Forty years ago, we recommended these records to our dealers’ sales staff to use for demonstrating Ohm speakers. They still sound great on today’s speakers. You will notice that a…

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Sound Pressure Levels in Live Versus Recorded Music.

John Strohbeen    Wednesday, October 14, 2015

I prefer acoustic music played without amplification – particularly the human voice without microphones and PA. Luckily, we all listen to spoken voices every day and have learned from…

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Are Single-driver Designs Better Than Multi-driver Designs?

John Strohbeen    Tuesday, July 7, 2015    Articles

There are many claims about the advantages of one design over the other. Each side has valid arguments and many misconceptions. We will discuss most of the major points of contention. There…

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Has Sound Reinforcement Destroyed Live Music?

John Strohbeen    Tuesday, March 10, 2015    Articles

In June, we looked at Can Recorded Music Sound Better-Than-Live? and I confessed to being a purist who prefers as little coming between me and live musicians as possible. I discussed the…

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Sound Investments.

John Strohbeen    Tuesday, September 30, 2014    Advice

Many years ago, I saw an audio ad in a magazine; the headline ran, “When You’re Young, Your Ears are Sharp, but Your Wallet’s Flat.” The ad was for a moderately…

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Different Music, Different Speakers?

John Strohbeen    Tuesday, September 16, 2014    Advice

A question I am frequently asked by consumers considering purchasing a pair of Ohm speakers is: “Well, I listen to rock – or classical, or vocal – music, are your speakers good…

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