Showing posts from March, 2020

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…

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 …

Bypassing Tekton Design's 4-10 amps for Parasound - Satisfying curiosity

How good is Tekton Design's choice of amp in the 4-10? Better read to the end of this article before ditching the Yung amp. Seen above are the only terminals I now use from the Yung amp equipped in Tekton Design's 4-10. There were line level input terminals but I bypassed the amp inside the…