April 18, 2013
Many speaker manufacturers take the time to get a feel for the various markets and niches they represent. Large loudspeakers are in demand by everyone from DJs to speakers – but they obviously serve a different purpose than a pair of standard bookshelf monitors or reference speakers. Because of this, their research and development teams must learn what each user likes and tailor suit their products to fit that need. This is part of the reason why the companies that are large tend to spread their wings out horizontally, rather than vertically. It doesn’t make sense to cater only to a specific crowd while ignoring the rest.
Polk Audio is not a company that many DJs would traditionally flock to, but they do have a large following for tower speakers as well as car audio. Since we cannot afford a pair of speakers for every situation – sometimes it’s best …
January 19, 2013
The question is, “What do you use the listen to music at home?” The answers to this question will most likely be varied and no single setup can rightfully be called the best setup. Also, anyone who uses audio equipment knows the value of being flexible and adjusting to whatever needs they may have. It’s kind of like having a kit with a bunch of RCA connections and adapters to bring with you to your gigs. Whatever the problem, there is a solution to help make it work. Regarding what we listen to music with at home, it could be anything.
Some of us do not have the ability to make noise and therefore a good pair of headphones is the closest you’ll ever get to high-fi listening. Sennheiser makes earphones for almost every level of listening, including monitors and boosted playback. Some of us might also have a home …