Next in our series of Audio Myths: Soft Dome vs Metal Dome Tweeter: which one is better and why? It's hard to understand where this myth started: the idea that you can tell what a speaker will sound like by knowing whether it is a hard dome tweeter or a soft dome tweeter. So why do some people persist in thinking it is true?
Sibilance: that harsh 's' sound that you hear when listening to music or audio. What causes it? Are there steps you can take to reduce it when you're listening to music?
What causes distortion? In loudspeaker design, there are more variables than you might think! Andrew Welker walks you through all the components an audio engineer has to think about when creating a loudspeaker.
You've heard the acronym but what is it exactly? What is a DAC, do you already have one, or do you need one? Could a better one improve your audio experience - even create the ultimate gaming set up? Andrew defines a DAC and talks about when you should considering upgrading for computer or headphone listening.
Because we offer both subwoofers and power amplifiers that have XLR or balanced cable connections, we often get the question from our customers, "Well, should I use that XLR, that balanced connection, or should I just use the RCA connection?"
Today, we're going to talk about a topic that a lot of our customers ask us and unfortunately, it's one of those very confusing, frustrating and even scary topics for people when it comes to speaker systems and that is the speaker load or the speaker impedance as it's called.