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Tekton Design Ulfberht Speaker Sensitivity Rating

After hearing or rather being told that Tekton Design inflates its sensitivity rating I decided to test for myself. The article published and written by Stereophile is usually quoted no matter which Tekton speakers are the topic of discussion. 
One of the first things to understand is that Tekton li…

Tekton Design Ulfberht from Softdome to Beryllium Replacement

Removing stock Scanspeak tweeter from an Ulfberht. Was initially shocked by how large these tweeters are.
After having observed owners of Tekton Design's Ulfberht order the BE [beryllium] option for the high frequency tweeter alone in Tekton's MTM array I decided myself to make the upgrade t…

HiFi Audio Acoustical Room Treatment begins

Just hung two Acoustimac panels [4'x2'x2"] behind rear ported towers along with 9 panels above. Moved into an open floor plan house some three months ago. Up until now the room was untreated. Hitting the mute button on the remote results in the music playing for what seemingly is a se…

4K OLED vs 8K QLED Television 'Brand' Blind Test

In the world of high-end displays, OLED — or organic light-emitting diode — technology is considered the pinnacle of picture quality. 
What is OLED, and how does it work?

"OLED technology contrasts starkly with LCD and plasma displays. Unlike other screen technologies, OLED displays use organic…

Recommendations: Best War Movies in 4k Ultra HD or Blu-Ray

Black Hawk Down (2001)
160 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis.

Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind …

HiFi Home Theater Center Channel Speaker

Arguably one of if not thee most important speakers in the modern home theater system is the center channel. The center channel speaker not only carries dialogue but also music and effects. As for music playback, as it were, in the traditional stereo setup music was only recorded in a two channel s…

Best sounding music to demo AV HiFi systems

There's nothing worse than demoing a system and hearing explicit language offending the sensibilities of everyone in the room. Worse yet is the innocent young girl sitting in the ideal listening spot contently waiting for the music to play only for a track to come on which demeans her as the li…

Tip: Stop Amazon Music HD Streaming Interruptions

Amazon's Music HD subscription offers CD and above quality while streaming at 24-bit/192kHz encoding. If your device offers an app to access Amazon's Music subscription service then here's a tip when experiencing network disconnects. I decided to check what channels are in use around m…

Home Audio Hifi Amplifier Cooling by AcInfinity

When the day wears on and you're trodding along favorite music tracks does the temperature rise atop your amplifier? Imagine the surface area above your amp like the desert of Death Valley, especially for the equipment stacked uptop the rack above your amplifier. Are sandals the same as going …

Review: Tekton Design Ulfberht Speakers

Prologue: Around 800 to 1000 A.D. in the medieval period archaeological records indicate the Viking sword named Ulfberht were so advanced that they would not again be rivaled until the industrial age. Now fast forward in time to the present. Let me tell you that the once almost mystical sword known…