Consumers have quite the choice of speakers and audio systems to choose from. While the vast majority of them consist of plastic, silicone, and some metal, there are some that take a completely different approach to design. If your cozy living space is a little more laid back and a little less tech-modern, you certainly more »
Harman today introduced its new Infinity Reference Series of loudspeakers, with an emphasis as much on their iF Product Design Award-winning industrial design as their sound.
Paradigm today offered up more sonic goodies for home audio fans — namely, its next generation of “ultra-slim” Millenia on-wall/on-shelf speakers. Sitting 1.75 inches from the wall when mounted, they’re meant to be paired with a flat-panel TV.
With all the latest Bluetooth speakers to hit the market, a lot of people are experiencing envy. No matter the kind of home speaker setup, it’s probably not as quick or convenient as streaming audio wirelessly through a mobile tablet or smartphone. The apps for those mobile devices make access to all sorts of music more »
John Strohbeen has been an important figure in audio for half a century. In 1964, while an undergraduate at M.I.T., he founded Tech Hifi. The chain eventually grew to more than sixty locations spreading from Ohio to New Hampshire to North Carolina. In 1979, John joined Ohm Acoustics as president. Ohm pioneered Lincoln Walsh’s “coherent line more »
If you’ve purchased Meridian DSP loudspeakers in the past and have loved their performance, you are more than likely salivating over the new Special Edition versions of your speakers, launched recently in honor of Meridian’s 25th anniversary.
True music lovers can and will play from a variety of different sources. As such, having a proper audio setup at home is pretty key. But, more often than not, having a comprehensive listening environment requires a number of separate devices: digital analog converter (DAC), amplifier, tuner, and CD player, to name a few. Sure, more »
While it may look effortless, home theater design can be tricky. Geting a media room that has both the performance and aesthetics you desire isn’t as simple as plopping a bunch of gear into a room and hitting play. It’s a little more complicated than that.
MartinLogan revealed the company’s new electrostatic speaker, Neolith, today. The Neolith is largely based off the company’s original hybrid electrostatic loudspeaker, the iconic Monolith, which was released in 1983. It was then that MartinLogan unveiled the gossamer thin transparent diaphragm, represented an exciting new direction for electrostatic technology.
A lot of cool stuff coming out of the Munich High End show today, and KEF is front and center with revisions to two of its high-endiest speaker lines, the Blade Two (an addition to the Blade family) and the KEF Reference series.
Gibson Brands has been making very deliberate strides towards the goal of creating an empire over the past few years. The path of growth has brought such companies as Onkyo and TEAC into the fold. But the most recent deal is probably the biggest and most important step towards the path of worldwide leadership in music and sound.
Ed Mullen has served as the director of technology and customer service for SVS for almost a decade. During this time, he has been asked and answered nearly every question about subwoofer speaker and placement imaginable. Here, he tells us how to find the best spot for your subwoofer.