Category Archives for "Speakers"
“How do I choose a set of studio monitors?” This question comes up a lot, and although I’ve addressed it before, it’s time to do it again. When it comes to monitor speakers, there are certainly plenty of choices, and currently there’s no single favorite. A Standard? It would be great if there was a […]Continue reading
While technology has faithfully marched on and changed almost everything we do when it comes to capturing and manipulating an audio signal, two things haven’t changed much at all – loudspeakers and microphones. Yep, it’s the same old technology that’s been used for more than a hundred years. It’s true that’s its better in many […]Continue reading
Amphion loudspeakers have become a favorite of award-winning mixing engineers the world over, and founder and CEO Anssi Hyvonen is my guest on the podcast today. Anssi spent most of his life as a hi-fi enthusiast, but he got into building speakers sort of by accident. His speakers are very well respected by that community, but acceptance […]Continue reading
For about a hundred years loudspeaker technology has worked pretty much the same way. An electronic signal is changed into mechanical energy thanks to a magnet and moving coil attached to usually a paper diaphragm, which then moves the air. Sure, there have been other tries at transmitting sound through the air, like electrostatic and […]Continue reading
For about 20 years the Yamaha NS-10 was the standard monitor found in almost any studio. An untold number of hits were recorded on the speakers during that time, so it came as a major shock when Yamaha discontinued the model in 2001 as the wood pulp used in making the drivers became more difficult […]Continue reading