Room Acoustics

You can spend all the money you want on audiophile electronics and audiophile speakers but your room acoustics are the single most important factor in how good your audiophile system will sound. Deal with your first order reflections, bass absorption and diffraction and you can make far less expensive audiophile equipment sound better than the most premium gear if stuck in a lousy audio environment.

Good and Bad Tweaks Part 2

Room Acoustics

Steven Stone reveals how he cleaned up his AC line noise issues…

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4 Acoustic Myths That Should Go Into the Garbage Can

Room Acoustics

Dennis Foley explains why certain common beliefs about room acoustics are dead wrong....

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4 Acoustic Myths That Should Go Into the Garbage Can

Room Acoustics

Dennis Foley explains why certain common beliefs about room acoustics are dead wrong....

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What Are Standing Waves and How Do They Affect Your Listening Experience?

Room Acoustics

Dennis Foley explains the biggest issue in room acoustics: standing waves.

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The Best Tweak – Make Your Room Quiet

Room Acoustics

Steven Stone explains the importance of creating a nice, quiet listening space...

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How to Match Your Room Size to Your Ideal Listening Volume Level

Room Acoustics

Dennis Foley explains how to figure out what size of system will work for your room ... and what size room will work for your system....

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Ideal Room Size Dimensions and Ratios for Audiophile Listening

Room Acoustics

Dennis Foley discusses the idea of ideal room dimensions — and how important speakers are in the equation.

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Why Dennis Was Right

Room Acoustics

Paul Wilson tries acoustician Dennis Foley's suggestions -- and is surprised at what he hears...

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Waves In Our Living-Listening Rooms

Room Acoustics

Dennis Foley explains how sound waves can interact with room dimensions to degrade your system's sound....

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6 “Don’ts” When Setting Up Your Hi-Fi System

Room Acoustics

Dennis Foley details the 6 things no audiophile should ever do in their listening room, ever.

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What You Might Not Know — But Really Need to Know — About Bass

Room Acoustics

Brent Butterworth explains the critical fact that many audio enthusiasts don't realize about bass....

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6 “Do’s” When Setting Up Your Hi-Fi System

Room Acoustics

Our two-channel systems can create magic in our homes. They can generate a soundstage that has width, height and even depth. They can also...

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6 “Do’s” When Setting Up Your Hi-Fi System

Room Acoustics

Our two-channel systems can create magic in our homes. They can generate a soundstage that has width, height and even depth. They can also show a separation and layering to all the sounds in a mix and connect with our…

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Are You Bothering Your Neighbor?

Room Acoustics

Paul Wilson looks at the issue of self-generated noise pollution......

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IsoAcoustics Speaker Stands

Room Acoustics

Steven Stone looks at a desktop speaker set-up solution...

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A Room to Listen In

Room Acoustics

Roger Skoff has some thoughts on how listening rooms and audio systems interact.

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A Room to Listen In

Room Acoustics

Roger Skoff has some thoughts on how listening rooms and audio systems interact....

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AIX Real Versus Recorded Demo at AXPONA

Room Acoustics

Steven Stone looks at one of the most interesting demos at 2014 AXPONA audio show…

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Earplugs – Don’t Leave Home Without Them

Room Acoustics

Steven Stone's trip to Axpona was rescued from unpleasantness by earplugs......

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