Debunking Audio Myths, Misunderstandings and Misnomers - Part One
Audio myths abound: it's astonishing all the misinformation we hear. Today we begin an intermittent series aimed at helping you separate audio myth from fact. Whether you're interested in picking out new speakers or just wowing your friends with your in-depth knowledge, you'll find something interesting in this article.
What Causes Distortion? An Audio Engineer Explains Speaker Distortion
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.
How To Choose the Best Tower Speakers For Your Listening Tastes
Wondering how to choose the right tower speakers for you in the Axiom line up? What's the difference between the M60, M80, and M100 tower speakers, and what's the right time to use an LFR omnidirectional speaker instead?
How To Choose Bookshelf Speakers
It can be confusing when you look at a line up of speakers: how do you know which ones to get? Do you choose based on available space? Desired volume? Whether or not they need a sub?
What Are Quadpolar Surrounds
If you've been following Axiom Audio for a while, or you're an existing customer, no doubt you're familiar with our surround speakers. But over the past couple of weeks, I've had a number of questions from people that are looking at our products and are not customers yet. And there's a bunch of really good questions about our surround speakers.
Dual (Or Multiple) Subwoofers - Part II - Your Questions Answered
Our article on dual subs resulted in the obvious question: what is the ideal dual subwoofer placement? What other considerations are there when you add a second (or multiple) subw to your system?
Are Dual Subwoofers Worth It?
Who needs two subwoofers? What do more subs do to the overall sound of your music or home theater system? If you've been troubled by not enough bass, or surprisingly if you have too much bass, you might want to take a look at adding a second sub. Andrew explains why.
The Axiom Audio LFR-1100 Active Loudspeaker System: How I learned to stop reviewing speakers and start reviewing the source quality.
We often receive great comments and reviews from our customers, but when forum member Craigsub went to the effort to write us about his background in audio and detailed his experiences with the Axiom LFR1100 Actives, we just had to share! - Andrew
What Is A DAC? Can A Digital To Analog Converter Improve Computer Sound?
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.
Lex's Cinelex Home Theater
During a recent email conversation with Lex, I discovered his serious passion for cinema with superb video and audio quality. After continuing the discussion and digging deeper into the details, I was sent some wonderful photos of this DIY home theater project. Amazed by the quality of the entire system, and his background as a professional film projectionist, I thought it would be worth sharing with the greater Axiom community for inspiration! - Andrew