Roundup of Portable Travel Speakers Audioholics

The speakers come with a cushy soft drawstring travel bag. The ZAGG USB Laptop Speakers sell for $89.99, but at the time of publication could be found for a special introductory price of $69.99 at ZAG's website. Pro: desktop sized speakers that break down for travel Con: no audio input for iPods or other devices. www.zagg.com

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My Traveling Woes of CEDIA Audioholics

I am looking forward to my next travel and new updates to EU rulings to make the whole traveling experience more enjoyable. From doughnut eating cops on the freeway, to moody flight attendants and tough airport security, I dodged the arrows and made it to the promise land. In my travels, I endured starvation, nausea and redefined what a liquid is.

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A Guide to Sound Isolation and Noise Control Audioholics

Is it a duct system and will sound travel through those ducts, as well as the noise generated by the HVAC system itself? Now we have to determine what type of noise problems are probable with each of these. Are they structure borne, such as a person walking in the room above, or are they air borne such as HVAC generated noise?

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Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 Wireless

I was in the market for a solid travel headset when I fly. I have earbuds, but for some reason they are just not comfortable on a long flight. I spent about 2 weeks and about 20+ hours of research, countless listening tests to find the right ones. I am on a plane usually 1-3 times a month

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$500/pair Tower Speaker Round-up for Two-Channel and Home

The R-24F speaker is a two-way design that is 34.75”H x 6.5”W x 10”D with two 4.5” copper spun IMG woofers and Klipsch’s 90x90 hybrid cross section Tractrix horn with a 1” LTS (Linear Travel Suspension) aluminum diaphragm compression tweeter. Klipsch’s horn tweeter is a love it or hate it type of speaker.

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Protecting Your Home Theater from Everything Audioholics

Likely the most obvious threat to your equipment is a power surge. A strong surge can easily fry all the gear in a rack, and travel through interconnects to reach speakers, subwoofers, and displays. Using an inexpensive surge protector will help protect your gear, but may fail when presented with a powerful surge.

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Early Reflections and Bass for Small Room Acoustics

A large portion of Acousticians have applied the LEDE (Live End Dead End) approach to small room acoustics whereby they would treat the first reflection points (side walls and floor ceiling) with absorption thinking this was the proper way to deal with early reflections.

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Woofer shaking walls. HELP!!! Audioholics Home Theater

Bass can travel through drywall and insulation with no problem. You should have moved into a standalone house if you wanted to crank your sub, and even then, the bass can still be annoying to neighbors if the houses are close to each other.

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HDMI Cable Speed & Features Explained Audioholics

Audioholics would like to thank Kurt Denke from Blue Jeans Cable for writing the following article:. Considering that an HDMI cable is, at bottom, nothing more than an arrangement of wire, foil and plastic, the purchase of HDMI cables have become awfully confusing. Everywhere one turns, there are all sorts of specification version numbers being tossed around, claims about HDMI …

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Discovery+ Streaming Service Delivers Content from

Travel Channel has increasingly embraced the paranormal in recent years, exploring so-called haunted locations in long-running shows like Ghost Adventures and The Dead Files. At launch, Discovery+ featured a two-hour Ghost Adventures spin-off special called Ghost Adventures: Cecil Hotel , featuring the Los Angeles hotel where Night Stalker

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Tip of the Day: Speaker Placement & Early Reflections

The 5 meter travel distance is “added” to the travel distance of the direct sound. Without getting into a bunch of convoluted trigonometry, my only point is that if you measure the perpendicular distance of the speaker from the side wall, it should be around or above 2.5 meters - …

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Bluetooth Wireless Speakers Reviews Audioholics

The new Rocksteady Stadium is an affordable Bluetooth 5.0 speaker system with an interesting hook. The idea at the heart of this system is deceptively simple, one speaker all by itself creates a solid rendition of what you'd expect from a small portable Bluetooth speaker.

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JTR Captivator RS1 Subwoofer Conclusion Audioholics

Xmax is one-way linear throw; how far the driver can travel in one direction in a controlled manner. Xmech is the sheer physical maximum one-way throw before the driver is mechanically limited. So ‘peak-to-peak’ almost always means Xmech x 2. Alex2507 posts on September 14, 2020 20:56. KEW, post: 1418185, member: 41838

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Soundproofing a concrete block wall Audioholics Home

So essentially, sound would have to travel through the Quietrock, then the soundproof sheet, then insulation, then concrete block, and finally the other resident's stud wall. My question is, what recommendations do you have in soundproofing the wall?

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REL’s New ‘Serie HT’ Subwoofers Deliver High-Value Home

REL subs have traditionally been on the pricey side, so it may come as a pleasant surprise that the Serie HT models are very reasonably priced. The $699 HT/1205 combines a 12” long-travel driver with a 500-watt class D power amplifier. For smaller spaces and lower budgets, the $499 HT/1003 delivers 300 watts to a 10” driver.

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Sennheiser HD 600 Headphone Review Audioholics

Too nice for a travel companion; Introduction. It’s not often that I review headphones as most of the models I’ve heard aren’t much to write home about. However, upon speaking with Ivy Scull of HeadRoom, she sold me with a pretty convincing argument about the sonic joys of a quality set of cans (headphones that is). I asked her to send me

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iPod Portable Docking Speaker Systems Roundup Audioholics

Included with the unit is a plastic desk stand, travel pouch, and a USB wall charger that charges both the speaker and your nano. The TravelSound is built from a combination of aluminum and plastic. The entire rear of the unit is an anodized aluminum grill, hiding the four micro drivers. The front of the unit has a white plastic base and clear

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What is the length of a 50hz wave

i know this sounds like an extremly random question but it isn't ive been doing alot of study on acoustics just so i can build my own bass traps, i need to know the length of one cycle at 50hz so i can decide how deep i need to build the panels.

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Polk Audio’s Reserve Series Speakers Bring Legend

In normal dome tweeters, the acoustic radiating surface is the dome, but in a ring radiator, the acoustic radiating surface is these two large suspension rings. Normally the suspension bits in drivers are used merely to hold an acoustic radiating surface in a manner where it only has one plane of travel…

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Polk Legend L800 SDA Loudspeaker Review Audioholics

Whereas in normal dome tweeters, the acoustic radiating surface is the dome, in a ring radiator, the acoustic radiating surface is these two large suspension rings. Normally the suspension bits in drivers are used merely to hold an acoustic radiating surface in a manner where it only has one plane of travel, back and forth.

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ATSC 3.0: Cord Cutter’s Dream or Tiered Internet Nightmare

But the new digital standard will make up for this with the inclusion of an adaptable frequency feature that the ATSC says will specialize in, allowing signals to travel further and to penetrate deeper into buildings and basements within range. That means broadcast TV promises to be relevant again, even as you travel the subway.

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RP-260F (Reference Premiere Series) Floorstanding Speaker

90° x 90° Hybrid Cross-Section Tractrix® horn with 1" LTS (Linear Travel Suspension) titanium diaphragm tweeter. Woofers: Two 6-1/2" Cerametallic™ cone woofers with rigid titanium voice coil formers. Bass-reflex design. Rear-firing Tractrix port provides fast, efficient airflow from the cabinet for clear, powerful bass.

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Marantz Receiver crackling out of one channel

I swapped the speaker wires on the amp side and got the crackling to travel to another speaker. Oddly enough, I could make the crackling go away briefly by turning the receiver off and on a few times or raising the volume really loud on the test tone menu and then bringing it down. You could hear it crackle until it got to about 80 where it

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JBL Project Everest DD65000 and DD67000 Flagship

The cone is mounted to the frame via a foamed rubber surround with a roll diameter that yields the optimum amount of travel while retaining as small a diameter as possible for the maximum usable cone area. The use of the new cone material and surround results in lower distortion in the woofer’s higher operating range and a lower 18Hz

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JBL HDI-3800 Floorstanding Speaker Review Audioholics

The ‘symmetric field motor’ is where the pole piece geometry has been optimized by finite element analysis for more linear travel in both directions of the cone’s movement. The shorting ring reduces induction in the motor, which makes for a flatter response over a wider bandwidth and also a reduction in odd-order harmonic distortion.

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Video-Shielded Speakers Audioholics Home Theater Forums

The effect speakers have on turntables is acoustic, where sound waves travel through air, floor, or furniture and get picked up by the cartridge in a feedback loop. I've never heard of speaker magnets interfering with pick up cartridges. Speakers would have to be very close, closer than 1½ feet, to a turntable for that to happen.

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Understanding the Different HDMI Versions (1.0 to 2.0

Expensive active solutions started coming on-board to alleviate some of the problems within several months but even today there is a large amount of consumer confusion regarding cable certification and how far a signal will travel over copper cables.

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SVS 3000 Series Subwoofer Measurements and Conclusion

This shows that the driver has been pretty well balanced so that nothing is restricting a particular direction of travel. One interesting detail that can be seen is an inverse of the second and third harmonics at the port tuning frequency in the PB-3000; this may be because the port is loading the rear side of the woofer more heavily causing a

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Thinking of this soundbar system for my travel trailer

Thinking of this soundbar system for my travel trailer. Hide sidebar Show sidebar Thread starter 3db; Start date Nov 16, 2020; 3db Audioholic Overlord. Nov 16, 2020 #1 JBL2GBAR51IMBLKAM. Amazon.ca:Customer reviews: JBL Bar 5.1 Surround 550-Watt 5.1 Channel Soundbar with 10" Wireless Subwoofer - Black

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JTR Captivator 215PRO Subwoofer- The Bassaholic Buster

The Captivator 215PRO uses two high-sensitivity 15” drivers that have a one-way linear travel of 19mm which is a pretty substantial amount of throw for a 15” in the pro-audio world. The drivers are mounted in a large, slot-ported cabinet that has built-in handles and a rugged Line-X coating.

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Franklin 12-Language Speaking Translator Review Audioholics

The Franklin 12 Language Speaking Global Translator is a great little travel gadget. If you are planning a trip to visit a foreign country, or maybe just planning to go out for Mexican or Chinese dinner here in the States and want to impress your date by ordering in a …

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Sennheiser Momentum Over-Ear Headphones Review Audioholics

The outside and in are covered in a soft fabric that just begs to be touched. And thus we arrive at the second purpose of the case - to convey the sense of quality. While the case may be overly large and impractical for a lot things we expect cases to do (make travel easier, compact the headphones), they do tell the world that you have headphones.

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Q&A: Using the A/B Speaker Selector for Comparisons

Q: Hi, can I use the speaker A/B switch on my receiver/integrated amplifier to compare two different speaker cables with both sets of cable connected to my loudspeakers, or will it cause problems for the amplifier. A: In addition to its normal function of facilitating multi-zone audio, the A/B speaker selector switch on an amplifier can be quite useful for making comparisons between

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Loudspeakers & Power Ratings: What's the Deal Part I

Use too small a gap, and the reject rate will soar from rubs. Too large a gap, and the material efficiency will suffer as the magnetic lines of force must travel greater to jump the gap and energize the voice coil. Too small a gap, and when heat expands the copper or aluminum wire, it will scrape the top plate causing a failure.

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Comb Filtering, Acoustical Interference, & Power Response

However, if we move off to an angle on one side, we have changed the distance that wave must travel to reach us, so the phase between the two sources will no longer be in perfect synchrony. If the phase difference is 90 degrees, there is seen a phase change (relative to either speaker alone), and up to a +1.5dB SPL change.

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Focal Sopra N°1 Bookshelf & Center Speaker Review: Looks

Tenet is a complicated movie about time travel, and I won’t say more than that so as not to spoil the plot developments for those who haven’t seen it. As with other major Hollywood tentpole movies, ‘Tenet’ is filled with large action set pieces and a massive orchestral score, so, with the Blu-ray disc in hand, I figured it would be a

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Loudspeakers & Power Ratings: What's the Deal Part II

Just like an amplifier has a physical limit for its available voltage or current, a loudspeaker has a physical limit to its available travel in either direction from the …

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Lowepro CompuDaypack & CompuRover AW Backpack Review

I always travel with both. And when your Audioholic team travels to trade shows such as CEDIA and CES, we are all armed with digital cameras and laptops - often on the show floor so we can capture and post as much of the action possible. Such was the case at the most recent CES in Vegas, where I was cruising the halls with my laptop bag and my

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Reaction Audio Echo and Gamma Series Subwoofers Preview

The models in both lines feature high excursion drivers with nearly 3" of peak to peak travel, 3" diameter copper voice coils, cast frame baskets, concave dustcaps and copper shorting rings. Reaction Audio says that the 15" models boast “marked improvements” over their predecessors (the PS-15x and PV-15x) with lower THD, and cleaner output.

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Germans Break Speed of Light Audioholics

Travel long enough and time travel would essentially be possible. The scientists made their breakthrough while investigating a phenomenon called quantum tunneling, which allows sub-atomic particles to break apparently unbreakable laws. Dr Nimtz told New Scientist magazine: "For the time being, this is the only violation of special relativity

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B&W CM8 Floorstanding Loudspeaker Introduction Audioholics

According to the manufacturer, the FST design reduces the non-linearity in the driver’s travel by eliminating the overly soft and floppy conventional surround, thus keeping the driver’s motion more purely pistonic within its operational passband, for greater accuracy and lower distortion.

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