Unlocking dynamics?

Dynamic range describes the difference between soft and loud. What’s not defined is how soft or how loud—only the magnitude between the two—which is a problem if the softest sounds fall below the threshold of audibility. When that happens the range of dynamics is truncated, a fact not apparent when quoting dynamic range figures. I’ll […]

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XLR, RCA, and ….. the Magic of Matching Impedance?

Roger Skoff writes: There’s an old joke about a concert that doesn’t start on time and has the audience getting progressively and ever-more-vociferously restless until, finally – after however long — a man in a tuxedo (probably the impresario) comes out on stage and announces that the performance has been canceled and that all ticket […]

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