Home theater setup tips, and center channel improvements. Can you mount a center channel above your television set? Technically, yes you can. Answering a few questions on center channel speakers - Axiom Audio.
A question we often get is about speaker feet. Do you have to use them at all? And if you are using them, should you use rubber feet, or should you use speaker spikes? What about if you have a bookshelf speaker?
Axiom speakers, are they real wood? Well, they are real wood. The outside is real wood. The inside is real wood. It comes down to consistency and audibility and it's a beautiful tool that we can get that consistency every time we build another speaker.
Was it the first break up album ever? The most trailblazing album for a woman? What about the recording itself?
Andrew Welker reflects on the meaning and impact of Joni Mitchell Blue album's 50th anniversary: what was happening in Mitchell's life, and in the world in general at the time that made it such an impactful album. Part music history and part audio recording history, it's an interesting look at a great album.
Why did speakers all of a sudden get narrower, they used to be fairly big wide things and now everything is small and slim. Speaker design changed – learn why.
Andrew Welker explains the progression from table-sized subwoofers to small subwoofer enclosures, how amplifier power figures in, and DSP technology.
In the last few weeks I have seen a proliferation of people confused about what speaker impedance is and how to match up their speakers with their receivers. Now, this topic is really not well understood because of the term impedance on its own, a lot of people don't understand what that means or when we have a speaker rating that says nominal impedance, what is that? And frankly, why does an amplifier receiver care at all about what is speaker impedance? I want to cover those things in this blog.
Andrew talks about the sound properties of solid wood vs manufactured wood, and what you should look for if great sound is your number one priority.