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10 Secrets to Better Digital Audio

Since the first digital music became available on CDs some 30 years ago, it has never matched musicality and natural sound quality of vinyl. This struggle continues with the new generation of high‐resolution digital music which is often disappointing. Fortunately, as hardware and software technology is improving and as we are learning how to implement it, great improvements are possible.…
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Full Frequency Range with Single Drivers? The Lowther Story

There is universal love of music throughout all societies because of the emotional impact that music can have on our lives. When we try to bring music home, we do it so that we can to enrich our lives, bringing home these emotions that make us love music. Reproduced music typically lacks the dynamic contrast produced by live music. Fortunately,…
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Teresonic Reference Digital System

Many customers are asking what Teresonic’s reference demo system is and what components we use. Over the years Teresonic's digital system evolved as we learned what works and what doesn’t. Our latest and best sounding digital system (so far) is outlined below with all parts and components. The only part of the system that hasn't changed much is the power…
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Best Sounding Listening Rooms are… ‘Shoebox’ Shaped!

WHAT IS SO SPECIAL ABOUT SHOEBOX HALLS? ENVELOPMENT, ENVELOPMENT, ENVELOPMENT Marshall Long Marshall Long Acoustics 13636 Riverside Drive Sherman Oaks, California 91423 In spite of many attempts to surpass the sound quality obtained from shoebox shaped concert halls, this traditional design continues to lead the pack in sound quality ratings. In Leo Beranek’s careful surveys of concert halls and opera houses (1962, 1996, and 2004), four…
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Hearing Loss and Aging, and Music

One in 10 Americans has enough hearing loss to cause serious communication problems. In people over the age of 60, this number increases to 30 percent and then to more than 50 percent. These numbers are pretty conservative since young people more often listen to very loud music in disco clubs, rock concerts, or through their earphones – which causes…
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Who Was The Real Dr. Nikola Tesla?

A Serbian immigrant born in 1856, Nikola Tesla was one of the most brilliant inventors of all times. He invented the way almost all of the world’s electricity is generated today. He also envisioned and created wireless communication. In 1947, the United States Supreme Court credited him as being the inventor of the radio. He also contributed in varying degrees…
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