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What Are Bass Traps?

Bass traps, in general, as well as the full acoustic treatment rabbit hole, are fascinating. If you browse the internet, you’ll notice how many individuals are utterly enthralled by the subject. The adrenaline wears off when you complete your own build, but the rewards endure a lifetime. It isn’t easy to overstate the significance of…

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What Is A High Pass Filter In Audio?

An equalizer equipped with an audio high pass filter (HPF) dampens all frequencies below a specified threshold. High pass filters, in other terms, eliminate low frequencies while enabling higher frequencies to get through. They’re employed in practically every audio technological innovation. Knowing when and how to apply a high pass filter is a basic technique…

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FLAC Vs WAV – Differences Explained

Even if you have a rudimentary understanding of sound formats, knowing the technical differences between them might assist you gain the most from your sound. Both FLAC and WAV have an impact on your sound quality. So, how can you determine what is the best solution for your situation? Because FLAC and WAV are both lossless…

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2 Way Vs 3 Way Speakers

There are many distinct kinds of speakers, each with its own set of benefits and drawbacks. This piece will explain the differences between 2-way and 3-way speakers, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each configuration. The human ear is most sensitive to the mid-frequency range. As a result, a sound installation should include…

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Passive Soundbars – What Are They?

We’ve often heard how passive soundbars can bring home theater installations to life and take the entertainment environment to unprecedented heights. However what exactly is it? The variety of options accessible can be overwhelming for some individuals, and it will be considerably more difficult to make a decision if you have no idea what it…

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What Is True Wireless Stereo?

True Wireless Stereo is an emerging form of technology which has made waves in the audiophile world. With an emphasis on convenience and high-fidelity audio, the term True Wireless Stereo (or TWS) refers to completely wireless earbuds (or in-ear monitors) capable of producing high quality sound. This technology has enabled us to be more flexible…

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Hi-Fi Vs Lo-Fi Music

Phrases like Hi-Fi and Lo-Fi can be perplexing if you’re unfamiliar to the field of sound and audio equipment. What do they say about the noises that the gear will make? What exactly do they imply? Hi-fi stands for high-fidelity audio, which refers to a portion of recorded sound that is intended to sound exactly like the…

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What Is A Woofer?

Whether you want to buy a new home theater system or car speakers, you might have come across the word woofer. Most people tend to refer to a woofer as a subwoofer and the other way around. Both speakers might be identical, but there is a slight difference between them. When you go to a…

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How Long Do Speakers Last?

Almost all of us use speakers – with our computer set up, entertainment set, mobile phones etc. However, finding a good speaker can be quite challenging, especially since many models with different functionalities exist.  When purchasing a speaker, you should consider its sound quality, durability, and lifespan. Doing so will ensure that you get the…

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FLAC Vs MP3 – Differences Explained

FLAC is a lossless compression format that keeps CD-quality sound while using up half the space of WAV files. FLAC is a great ‘middle ground’ for music lovers because of this. Because MP3 format are smaller and of lower quality, they are a superior option for streaming, sharing, and downloading to mobile devices. Which format is…

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What Is Ambient Mode On Headphones? 

The ambient sound mode is a new feature that enables surrounding noises that are present in a specific location to be heard by the person using the device. Ambient mode is also intended to allow people to view information about their surroundings on the screen of the device while still hearing any background noise that…

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Do Acoustic Panels Work?

When it comes to sound quality, when every update appears to include deciphering the complexities of connector kinds and sophisticated formatting regulations, it’s refreshing to discover an item of gear that may enhance your system without requiring you to plug it in. Acoustic panels, for example, can make a significant difference. Acoustic panels improve the…

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What Is SPL (Sound Pressure Level) ?

Sound, on a basic level, can be perceived differently by different people – hence it is important to have an objective means with which to measure sound level. This is defined as Sound Pressure Level – which can be a technically difficult concept to grasp. Here, we explore what exactly is sound, sound pressure and…

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LFE Input Explained

For the general public, connecting your audio peripheral(s) to your device(s) of choice is simple as plugging it in in the correct port with the correct cable for your peripheral. However, that simplicity is thrown out of the window when it comes to complicated audio connections that some devices-to-peripherals and vice-versa might require. Two examples…

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Bi-Amping & Bi-Wiring Explained

With a never quest for better sound is part of the excitement of being an audiophile. Once you’ve caught the “bug” and put together a respectable home theater or home audio system, the second move is to explore and tweak. If you’ve gotten this far, you’ve probably heard the terms bi-amping and bi-wiring. Many people question…

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Parametric Eq Vs Graphic Eq

Equalizers are devices that alter the frequency response characteristics of audio equipment. When you think about equalizers, or “EQs,” you might think of the kinds found in car stereos or home theater systems. Despite this, audio equalization is available in a wide range of modern audio equipment and devices. Audio equalization could be as basic…

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What Does A DAC Do?

If you’ve begun your journey down the rabbit hole of audiophile equipment, you may have come across the term DAC – or ‘digital-to-analog converter’. What is this piece of equipment? Is it a necessary part of the audio chain? This article aims to demystify DACs and leave you in an informed decision to decide how…

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What Is DSP In Audio?

Despite the fact that digital signal processing (DSP) has indeed been available for several years in the IT sector, it is still being used in our everyday audio devices. To improve the client experience, DSP is heavily employed in smart devices such as the Amazon Echo, Apple Air Pods, and Google Home. What exactly is…

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10 Stunning Home Theater Seating Ideas

Your home theater set up should be comfortable and built to last for generations down the line. While the use of technology is important as well as the overall theme, seating arrangements are equally important in the context of movie marathons. This list will walk you through home theater seating ideas which hopefully will inspire…

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5.1 vs 5.2 Surround Sound – Differences Explained

Every successful home theater starts with two essentials: the biggest and sharpest screen possible, and high-quality surround sound capable of correctly reproducing the multi-channel soundtracks of today’s films and entertainment content. For anybody searching for a vivid and interesting listening experience as well as home entertainment, surround sound is now the industry standard. The primary…

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How Do Bluetooth Speakers Work?

Bluetooth connectivity has become more prevalent in today’s society with an evolution of wireless technology. Through speakers and headphones, we are able to easily listen to music on the move. However, you may be curious as to how these Bluetooth speakers actually work? In this article, we deep dive into Bluetooth speaker functionality as well…

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Psychoacoustics: The Science Of How We Hear

Psychoacoustics is the, at the most basic level, the manner in which our brains perceive sound. Various factors and variables affect the way in which we hear sounds including frequency, sound pressure level, subjective auditory variables and ear anatomy. In addition to these variables, there are a number of phenomena which are a little more difficult…

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What Are Sound Diffusers?

Making a great listening environment isn’t about soundproofing alone, sometimes getting a sound diffuser would give the best results. But most people don’t understand the concept behind diffusing sounds and how they can help create a rich, sonic experience. In this article, we will dive deeply into understanding what sound diffusers are for and whether…

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