Building an M80 Floorstanding Speaker: A Look at What's Inside
Most people only ever see the outside of their loudspeakers, and that's probably a good thing! But if you've ever wondered what goes into building a loudspeaker, then this video will walk you through the inner workings of an M80 Floorstanding Speaker.
Get "The Skinny" on Designing Omnidirectional Loudspeakers
Okay, I admit it's the skinniest video ever made! But you try to get these speakers in a frame with Axiom's Andrew Welker, who designed the Omnidirectional LFR1100s together with Ian Colquhoun.
Angled Backs: What's Happening Behind the LFR1100?
The Angled Back on the LFR Speaker
Another thing has had my curiousity piqued about the LFR1100 omnidirectional speaker .
Designing the LFR1100's Audio DSP: What Does That Thing Do, Anyway?
I recently spent a lot of time with the new LFR1100 omnidirectional speakers, and something had me curious.
Floor Standing vs. Bookshelf Speakers?
M80 Floor Standing Speakers in High Gloss Rosewood
It’s always a perplexing audio question to newcomers and to experienced home theater and stereo enthusiasts alike: Which type and size of loudspeaker do you go for? The compact and easily placed “bookshelf” speaker (small enough to fit onto or be supported by a typical bookshelf) or the relatively large floor standing speaker, which no matter the size, is still going to occupy some floor space because, well, duh, it stands on the floor! And it’s inevitably going to make its presence known as a piece of furniture.
New M22 Review: Speakers For the Audiophile
Axiom's M22s in Walnut with a natural finish.
Tyler Stripko of HomeTheaterHiFi has reviewed the M22s, and he was quite surprised by their performance!
It has been a long time since I have had a sub-$1,000 per pair set of speakers in my home, let alone sub-$500 per pair ones, but I was incredibly impressed with the capabilities of the M22.
Question of the Month: Why 4-Ohm Impedance?
Q. What are the advantages of 4-ohm speakers? Why did Axiom choose an impedance of 4 ohms instead of 8 ohms for the M80s? – T.
Maximum RMS power of M80s?
Q. I am planning on adding a pair of M80s to my system. What is the maximum RMS power that they will handle? The web site states that the minimum and maximum amplifier power for the M80 is 10 watts and 400 watts, respectively.
Directional Speakers or Omnidirectional Speakers? Why Put Drivers On the Back of the New Speaker?
I managed to find a quiet minute with Axiom Audio Engineer Andrew Welker at Montreal's Salon Son Et Image, and asked him to explain to me, in laywoman's terms, why he put drivers on the back of the speaker.