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What are the components of a woofer? 6

Posted 1 day ago

How many of us know what a spider is? What's a split bobbin, surround, T-frame, pole piece, and so forth? PS Audio senior loudspeaker designer, Chris Brunhaver helps us understand all that goes into making and designing a woofer.

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Lunch with Paul: Servo woofers 11

Posted 6 days ago

When PS Audio began their long-awaited loudspeaker project it was with Arnie Nudell and servo woofers. After an audio shootout PS has abandoned servo woofers in favor of Chris Brunhaver's design. Find out why.

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Audio Intimacy 8

Posted 1 week ago

High end audio is all about connecting with the music. This video delves deeper into what we ight think of as audio intimacy.

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UK equipment on USA mains voltage 4

Posted 1 week ago

Idf your equipment was purchased in the UK and you wish to move to the USA or South America, what's the best way of playing music with the different AC voltages?

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Lunch with Paul: The art of songwriting 4

Posted 1 week ago

In this video Octave Record's Executive Director, Jessica Carson, helps us understand the art of song writing. Herself one of the world's most talented up and coming composers, Jessica crafts some wonderful music.

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DC on the mains 16

Posted 2 weeks ago

When AC mains get a dose of DC the connected audio equipment will hum. What can be done about this?

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Lunch with Paul: The Q of a loudspeaker 11

Posted 2 weeks ago

What do designers mean when they refer to the "Q" of a driver or cabinet or loudspeaker? Senior loudspeaker engineer at PS Audio, Chris Brunhaver gives us a lesson in the meaning of Q.

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Can heavy metal ever sound good? 9

Posted 3 weeks ago

Most heavy metal bands and recordings are compressed, hard edged and grungy sounding. Part of the reason is the bands themselves, but there's also more going on than that.

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Why do my ears fail me? 3

Posted 3 weeks ago

Sometimes when listening music sounds bad whilew other times the same music played on the same system sounds amazing. Why is that?

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The best level for speakers 8

Posted 3 weeks ago

What's the perfect dB level for loudspeakers? We know too high and we get distortion. Too low and we cannot engage with the music. What's the right level?

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