There are two generally available types of loudspeaker, and the other type is known as the electrostatic. Conventional moving coil speakers based on two or more circular cone/dome drivers in a sealed or port vented enclosure have the advantage of simplicity and design … [Read more...] about Electrostatic loudspeakers – Buyer’s guide
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From my days in high-end retail, now more than a decade ago, to today’s current home theater market, I have always been perplexed as to why Americans are hesitant to invest in powered speakers. Seemingly stashing your amp neatly inside of your speakers provides a host of … [Read more...] about Why Are Audiophiles Afraid of Powered Speakers
HD DVD and Blu-ray aren't just about high definition pictures. Along with these formats comes the possibility for much improved sound. The multichannel digital audio that we've become used to on DVD continues with the new disc formats but it can be expanded to more … [Read more...] about How to get HD sound
Basically, here is what you need to budget for in addition to your LCD television in order to use it to its full potential: 1. A place to hang it or place it on a stand. 2. Input sources: DVD, VCR, video game console, satellite or cable box, blu-ray disc or HD-DVD … [Read more...] about What Else Do I Need for My LCD Television?
The world of audio and home theater is littered with often confusing terms that get tossed around freely by salespeople and writers. Nowhere is that more prevalent than in the world of video. You may have seen some of these terms on the menus of your bigscreen TV, but rarely … [Read more...] about Understanding Video Terms