What are relevant and useful specifications for a subwoofer.
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Multisub means to use several subwoofer units placed around the room, so that they together form a bass-system that eliminates room acoustic influence. The goal is perfect bass, with focus on achieving a flat frequency response.
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How to find out which one gives the best sound – without advanced technical analysis. It is possible, and it is not very difficult.
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Several acoustic absorbers with different shape and size were made for the new Room 2 listening room.
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This is something I have though about a long time now – finding a method to reliably verify sound quality differences in power amplifiers.
Finally I have set up the necessary instrumentation to try out the method in practical experiments.
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Would it not be great if you could bring back the lost bass in you favorite movies?
Well, perhaps you can.
By applying equalization customized for each movie during playback, it is possible to dig out some of the low bass lost due to filtering and processing in the studio.
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Measuring more than one speaker and getting predictable and usable results can be challenging.
Using pink noise and a real-time analyzer makes it easy to check level and frequency response, and you can move the mic around to measure at different locations and still get meaningful observations.
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Peak limiting and clipping is used to make music seem louder, but does it really work that way?
No – removing the peaks actually reduces impact and brutality and makes it sound flat and boring.
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Phase distortion at low frequencies causes audible degradation of music.
When is it audible, what causes it and how does it affect sound quality.
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