Fifth in the series- Specifications- Meaningful and Meaningless
Fourth in the series- Small Room Acoustics
Third in the series- Psychoacoustics’ role in home theater
2nd in the series for the “Ultimate” home theater articles.
First in the series of articles about acoustic applications for the “Ultimate” home theater.
I know, 15 sounds like a lot, but in my experience, 80 percent of the home theatres out there incorporate most of the mistakes on this list. This is just the short list and is only addressing the aural aspect of the home theatre.
In this last series of articles about acoustics, we have covered “Prioritizing Audio for Optimized Performance,” where we learned about how you must have the basic elements in place before varying degrees of fine-tuning can be effective. We then looked into “Understanding Noise and Vibration” and correlated laboratory measurements to […]
Acoustics is much more important to home theatre than most people realize. It makes or breaks the experience. It is the difference between belief and disbelief.
There are a variety of “room isolation” opinions offered regarding critical listening environments like home theatres, media rooms, and two-channel rooms. Between on-line forums, contractors, and manufacturers, it becomes very confusing.
We’ve all heard the expression, “A chain is only as good as its weakest link.” The problem is, most audio chains are a hodgepodge of links.