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Bitstream vs PCM: Which Is Better?

Over the years, videos have been watched through various forms and connections, such as the usage of early black & white films to the modern 8K resolutions videos. However, the usage of HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) has been widely used by many around the world since its introduction in late 2003. Over a decade later,…

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Open Back vs Closed Back Headphones

Open Back and Closed Back headphones are terms used to distinguish between two types of headphones. Some people may not be in tune with their fundamental differences especially if you have started to get into higher fidelity gear. If you are one of those people, this article will certainly help to inform you about the…

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Audio Output – The Complete Guide

If you have had a TV, sound system, DAC or amp you’ve probably noticed a lot of ports that are normally placed in the back of the device. If you are not fully accustomed to audio equipment, their functionalities and purpose might escape you. Understanding their function will help in landing you the right equipment…

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The Art of Ear Impressions: Custom IEMs

Music has been there since time immemorial, and it has helped people create exceptional memories and enjoy their lives. Personal audio, and in particular, IEMs are an excellent way of recreating live music and can be experienced while travelling on a train, walking on promenades or even stage performances. Custom In-Ear Monitors (CIEMs) take the…

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Audio Frequency Spectrum Explained

Music is a universal language. Most of us find it fascinating to study the science behind the audio frequency spectrum and its ideal balance in search of the perfect sound. We use Hertz (Hz) as a measuring unit for sound frequency, resulting in the multiple categories and classifications under it. Every living organism has a…

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Headphone Stand Designs

I think it is safe to say that every person that uses headphones at home at least once has thought about how to store them. Let’s face it, continuous putting and pulling them out of the included in purchase case is not the most convenient thing in the world. Having them loosely on a desk…

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5 Headphone Driver Types Explained In Depth

Searching for the perfect headphones may seem like an overwhelming task. This guide aims to make it that much easier by explaining the different types of headphone drivers and their defining characteristics. What is a headphone driver? A headphone driver is a transducer element capable of converting electrical signals to sound energy. Since many consider…

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