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Review: Tekton Design Ulfberhts

Tekton Design Ulfberhts
Made under U.S. Patent 9247339 with multiple new patents pending Proprietary 4-way loudspeaker design Ultra-linear frequency response with ±.5dB deviation from 70Hz-20kHz Simple and elegant minimum phase (single crossover element) mid-range and tweeter  Ultra-linear, entirely tim…

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…

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…

Minidsp DDRC-88A with Bass Management - Dirac Live 3

MiniDSP DDRC-88A BM with Dirac Live 3 The MiniDSP DDRC-88A is a mini digital sound processor which integrates Dirac Live 3 room correction. I ordered the MiniDSP with Phoenix XLR Male and Female input and outputs:"Introducing the miniDSP Dirac Series, powered by Dirac Live®, the world's pre…

Upgrade Onkyo PR-RZ5100 Pre-Pro with High Resolution Streaming and Dirac Live 3

The Onkyo PR-RZ5100 has performed seamlessly in my system for near 3 years. However, as technology has developed the Onkyo unit has fallen behind with each passing year. Three years ago this unit was obtainable for around 2200.00 dollars. Unable now to stream from High Resolution streaming companie…

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…