April 16, 2013
When I’m searching for a new pair of loudspeakers, I’d have to say that my tastes are far from refined. My ears can pick up on sounds that come from a speaker of horrible quality, but they have a much harder time detecting sounds that come from a brilliant work of art. Maybe it’s because I simply don’t know any better, or maybe it’s because it will be long time before I can afford a pair of speakers that runs over five thousand dollars. Needless to say, if you tastes are this mature, your bank account should be as well. Loudspeakers that are made on the consumer level naturally have to be made with production in mind. Materials like polymers and plastics will have to be used wisely, while not sacrificing build quality.
However, if you’re looking for something that costs the price of a car – the materials …
March 20, 2013
Powered floor speakers are the tanks of the audio system. These giants are heavy creatures who are built to take abuse – not just abuse from the soundwaves being forced from them, but actual physical abuse from drops and tumbles. Let’s face it. When you post up your loudspeakers fifty feet away from you there isn’t much you can do to protect them. Maybe with a set of tripod legs you can keep them off of the floor, but eventually they’ll be knocked over with drinks spilled in them. If it were sitting on your booth desk, this would never happen.
Because of this, loudspeakers aren’t built with luxurious vinyl fabrics or cloth – that kind of material would be destroyed after a few uses. Instead, their boxes are built with materials that can handle a good fall, while providing the necessary acoustic properties as well. The QSC K series …