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Do subwoofers affect speaker impedance?

6/17/2019
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If a subwoofer input is being fed properly, it’s from the output of the main power amplifier. But, does connecting a subwoofer’s input to the speaker terminals change the impedance of the speaker?

Duration:00:07:21

How to determine acoustic room treatment

6/16/2019
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Opinions on room treatment are as varied as any hotly debated subject in high-end audio. Live, dead, or somewhere in between, how’s a person to know what to do?

Duration:00:08:45

Does musical enjoyment decrease with age?

6/15/2019
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Not much gets better with age other than perhaps wisdom. As you get older most of your sensory systems degrade. Is the enjoyment of music one of them or does it stay with you?

Duration:00:07:29

What shaped PS Audio’s speaker designs?

6/14/2019
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There are perhaps as many ways to design and build a speaker as there are speaker models to buy: and that’s a lot! What parameters did PS Audio choose to determine how to build their new speakers and why.

Duration:00:09:21

How to handle asymmetrical listening rooms

6/13/2019
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Most living rooms are not perfect rectangles or squares. Instead, they have open spaces on one end and boxy closed areas on the other. Can you do anything to balance a stereo system in an asymmetrical room?

Duration:00:05:49

Can small speakers make stereo?

6/12/2019
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We see these little single box streaming speakers like those from Sonos, Amazon, or Apple, and wonder if they can truly make stereo or not? Do they just play at stereo or are they real?

Duration:00:07:43

Do high resolution systems have to go to 40kHz?

6/11/2019
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The highest resolution systems capable of discerning the most minute of details buried deep in the music are often wonders of reproduction most people have never experienced. Do they have to have ultra bandwidth to work?

Duration:00:08:55

When should you upgrade your audio system?

6/10/2019
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If you have older audio equipment how do you know when it’s time to move up to something newer and (hopefully) better? Paul’s answer might just surprise a few.

Duration:00:09:11

Will a dedicated streamer outperform an Apple TV?

6/9/2019
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Apple TVs are some of the most advanced dedicated streaming devices on the market, but how do they compare to a dedicated audio streaming platform of even a computer?

Duration:00:06:46

Why does sound have to come from behind the speakers?

6/8/2019
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It is sometimes difficult to understand why the holographic imaging of a properly set up speaker system requires the soundstage to be behind the loudspeaker. Paul explains why.

Duration:00:06:41

What gives us the feeling of being there?

6/7/2019
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Some recordings just make us feel as if we’re there and in the room with the musicians. But, why? What makes the difference in recordings and what can stereo owners do to enhance that experience?

Duration:00:06:26

Does hi-fi matter with damaged hearing?

6/6/2019
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Lots of people have not been able to protect their hearing and are now suffering permanent damage from loud concerts. If that’s happened to you should you even consider high-end audio? Is it too late?

Duration:00:05:59

The effects of harmonics on music

6/5/2019
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Electronics adds unwanted harmonics to music and so designers work hard at eliminating them. Yet, some harmonics are welcomed as rich additions.

Duration:00:09:20

Can the dynamics of Magneplanars be enhanced?

6/3/2019
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Magneplanars are great speakers. One of Paul’s all time favorites. But, they do have a few shortcomings and this viewer asks if there’s anything to be done about it.

Duration:00:06:11

What’s the biggest bang for the buck?

6/2/2019
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If you’re upgrading or assembling a stereo system from scratch what’s the biggest bang for the buck? How can someone on a strict budget ever get good sound?

Duration:00:07:19

Is audio accuracy the best goal?

6/1/2019
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We hear people searching for that “tube sound” or in search of “more bass” or any number of sonic attributes we can ascribe to reproduced music. But isn’t the best goal to have accurate sound?

Duration:00:07:06

Using equalizers in audio

5/31/2019
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Equalizers and High-End audio systems rarely are seen together because the EQ controls are assumed to muck up the sound. But what if you can’t afford a high-performance system? Is EQ alright to make up for less than great equipment?

Duration:00:07:50

Explain a 2.5 way audio system

5/30/2019
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What is a two and a half way system where there are two or more identical drivers on the speaker? How do they connect and why multiple drivers?

Duration:00:06:45

Why is HiFi exclusively a male hobby?

5/29/2019
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For some reason HiFi seems a male dominated endeavor and yet women certainly love music as much, and perhaps more, than men. So what’s the disconnect?

Duration:00:07:37

Do bi-amplified systems need the same wattage?

5/28/2019
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Can you use different wattage amplifiers on a bi-amped system or do they all need to be the same?

Duration:00:06:41