Audio DesignLine Blog
3/19/2013 11:33 AM EDT
An upcoming live event/webcast offers the opportunity to learn active loudspeaker design tricks of the trade from a variety of experts in the field, including Peter Eastty and Ian Dennis.
1/30/2013 1:06 PM EST
Finding out the perceived frequency response of your combined headphone/ear 'system' and compensating for it using parametric equalization can offer some eye-opening benefits. But finding an EQ solution isn't always easy.
post comment 4 comments last comment pindrop2
Can Android devices or Windows phones have an EQ app for streaming? Definitely keep us posted when ...
11/28/2012 11:18 AM EST
Some recent audio-related items that caught my eye include a DIY laser microphone "spy" system, a video showing how to make sound waves visible, and a close-up look at the DAC inside the iPhone 5.
10/24/2012 11:13 AM EDT
The Pseudoacoustic Infector acoustic stimulator offers users the ability to "add bits of this and dashes of that" along with other "features" too numerous to mention.
post comment 2 comments last comment robtmblood
Uh... While I WAS born in April, I don't believe we are AT April yet; especially not the First, ...
9/25/2012 10:18 AM EDT
Here's the take on Apple's new EarPods - the earphones announced along with the iPhone 5 - including a teardown of the EarPods, initial reviews, and patent information.
post comment 2 comments last comment Ryan Tennill
I may be an overly discriminating audiophile with a recording studio, and listens to $5000 speaker ...
8/29/2012 12:44 PM EDT
Should high-end headphones and speakers be designed for "good sound" rather than for technical accuracy? One consumer audio blogger thinks so.
post comment 35 comments last comment John33
Re: Optimum room dimensions. My research shows that the optimum ratio of room dimensions depends ...
7/24/2012 1:09 PM EDT
"Sonified" data from the Large Hadron Collider offers some musical - and some not so musical - interpretations on the sound of the "God particle."
post comment 1 comment last comment EREBUS
It will never reach the top ten.
6/26/2012 4:28 PM EDT
Student engineers (or hobbyists) can have their innovative audio hardware or software designs reviewed by a panel of pro audio manufacturers, product designers, and end users at this year's 133rd Audio Engineering Society Convention.
post comment 2 comments last comment rpell2
Hi Bill, not sure of my plans yet. But I would not miss your presentations if I'm there!
3/20/2012 11:39 AM EDT
Some interesting follow-up news items in the wake of Neil Young's recent comments about MP3s and the quality of digital audio include an argument against 24/192 downloads, guidelines for 'mastering for iTunes,' and a new adaptive HD audio format in the works at Apple.
post comment 5 comments last comment goonsnoopy
2/22/2012 12:33 PM EST
Musician Neil Young says we need to save music from MP3s (and other lossy audio formats). But does music quality need rescuing, and is a new hi-res audio format the answer?
post comment 52 comments last comment JamesTPDI
You are correct. I either miss remembered or the bit rate is not what it was from Amazon.