TAGS: Dolby Atmos | DTS:X | hi-res audio | sound system | Soundbar | surround sound | TV speakers
As the choices in mounting options for TVs grows, so do the challenges in speaker placement. Today’s thin, lightweight displays can be mounted virtually anywhere; above the mantle, above an entertainment console, or on an open wall. So, where do you place the speakers? While in-walls offer an elegant solution, installing them is not always an option. Enter the soundbar and its versatile installation and feature options.
Gifts for every tech enthusiast on your list!
TAGS: audiophile | Home Technology | listening room | tech gifts
And so the 2017 holiday season begins! And it looks like another banner year for technology – everything from the latest tech gadgets to the luxurious. We’ve got some great ideas for all the tech-lovers on your list, from budget-friendly to the extravagant. We’ll help you think outside the giftwrapped “box!”
TAGS: audiophile | hi-end audio | hi-fi | Lossless audio | music streaming | vinyl
The music you play is as important as what you play it on and what you play it through. If better ingredients make a better pizza, then the truest, cleanest, highest bit rate content will yield the best sound when “baked” under all the right conditions (connections, components, calibrations). Analog may be the “original”, but accessing vinyl presents a challenge. But the tides are changing.
TAGS: analog | audiophile | B&W | Bowers & Wilkins | Classe | hi-end audio | Hifi | listening room | stereo | turntable | vinyl
In our first installment, we talked about performance speakers and the importance of proper speaker placement. We also covered the critical dimensions of the room and of its acoustic properties. Now, we dive into what drives the sound!