The Angled Back on the LFR Speaker
Another thing has had my curiousity piqued about the LFR1100 omnidirectional speaker . . . what’s with the angled backs? Granted, the angle is slight, but the rest of our speakers have straight backs. What gives?
I tracked (okay, hunted) Andrew Welker down and asked him the question. His reply:
Well, basically any sound coming from the back of the speakers is going to reach the listening position as a reflection of some sort. (The front section, by contrast, has a high proportion of direct signal pointing directly at the listening area). So we’re relying on reflections off boundaries for the sound, and for the most part boundaries mean a back wall. Log in
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Axiom is exhibiting its new home theater speaker at Salon Son et Image
Coming soon to a salon near you . . . Axiom will be demonstrating its ‘top secret’ new stereo and home theater speaker at the 25th annual Salon Son et Image in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, March 23-25th. The speaker, over 10 years in the making, is a combined effort of Axiom president and founder Ian Colquhoun, and engineer Andrew Welker.
Also at the show, Axiom has been invited to participate in a panel of six of North America’s best speaker designers. Andrew Welker will represent Axiom on the panel on Saturday. Log in
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The latest home theater speaker system at Axiom: The Epic60 600 160
Introducing the latest Axiom Home Theater Speaker System: The Epic 60 600 160. Oh yah, that’s a lot of numbers! Take the award-winning M60 floorstanding speakers, add the deep-as-the-ocean EP600 dsp-powered subwoofer, the critically acclaimed QS8 surround speakers, and then add our new commanding VP160 center channel. The result? A home theater system so perfectly matched and deeply powerful that you’ll be forgiven for not leaving your house all weekend! Log in
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A quick note to let you know the price increase is being held over for a few more days! Prices will go up on October 8th. See a complete list of the new prices here.
From the newsletter . . .
Price Increase October 1st
A big advantage of buying directly from Axiom is that you are truly buying direct from the manufacturer. We are not a middle man or a simple box stuffer but a fully integrated manufacturer that includes the manufacture of all of our own drivers, cross-overs, amplifiers, cabinets, and even plastic parts. Log in
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