There many different microphone polar patterns that exist in the world of microphones. Its important to know them so you get the exact one you need for whatever work you need to carry out. In this post im going to discuss a polar pattern called the hyper-cardoid. You may have come across this polar pattern […]
Is 16 Bit 44.1 kHz Audio Good Enough?
The fact is that, anyone that is an audiophile will be a sucker for quality because that’s pretty much what the job entails. You’re always looking to get the best audio quality possible for your clients or yourself and most of the times you have to trust your gear enough. In this post ill discuss […]
Do Banana Plugs Affect Sound Quality?
There are different types of connections that we use when working with audio gear. In this post I’ll discuss the impact of banana plugs on sound quality. Let’s face it, all connections with regard to audio equipment have to be scrutinized otherwise it becomes very difficult to be sure whether we are getting the most […]
Can You Make Cheap Speakers Sound Good?
If we are keeping it real, most sound systems are pretty darn expensive. You need your budget in the thousands if you’re looking for sound speakers that are both genuine and hi-fidelity. Not everyone of course, can make to spend big amounts of cash on gear. It is for this reason that most people end […]
What Happens If Speakers Are Under-powered?
We all know that most speakers need to be powered in order for them to work optimally. In this post I’m therefore going to discuss what your speakers would happen like if they were getting insufficient power running through them. This will help you sort out any power issues that may cause trouble for your […]
What Do Under-powered Subwoofer’s Sound Like?
Passive subwoofers require a certain amount of power sent through them in order for them to work well. If they are not supplied with adequate power they may sound off. In this post I am therefore going to dive into explaining what subwoofer’s sound like if they’re underpowered. This will help you be able to […]
Why Do My Subwoofer’s Seem Weak?
Any audiophile out there has some knowledge of their equipment and how it should perform when subjected to various use. Let’s zero in on equipment. Let’s talk subwoofers. Subwoofers are meant to provide the much needed low end grit that makes music feel complete. If you’ve noticed that your subwoofers sound weak, you’ve stumbled upon […]
What Should I Set My Subwoofer Crossover To?
Sound systems usually have subwoofers which are responsible for outputting the low frequencies of any sound played via the sound system. These subwoofers have many parameters or controls on them that can be quiet confusing for the average person. In this article, I discuss crossover and what you should set it to, because it has […]
Should Vocals Be Coming Out Of A Subwoofer?
Understanding vocals and audio gear are two skills that any sound engineer or music producer should have. Vocals when displayed on a frequency spectrum occupy and belong to a specific frequency range. This knowledge is what equips you with knowing exactly which speaker to expect your vocals to come out from; when played on sound […]
Does A Subwoofer Only Play Bass?
We all know and love subwoofers because they give us the low end that drives the music we play on our sound systems. With that in mind, have you ever wondered if subwoofers only play bass? I know I have. And I know others like I, have had this striking thought before, which is why […]