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.
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.
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.
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.
Do you prefer listening to music on headphones vs speakers? Andrew makes the case for both kinds of listening, and tells you why a speaker guy thinks that headphones have come a long way.
Andrew discusses the power handling of a loudspeaker vs amplifier power - the reason why this is a myth, standardization issues, what to do if you hear a 'thump', and what to do really quickly if you smell something coming out of your speaker suddenly.