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Audio Equipment

Audio Equipment

My YouTube video playlist of audio equipment reviews and videos (only the stuff within reach of a mortal).

Digital Audio Standards – Quick Guide

Digital Audio Standards – Quick Guide

Digital audio technology is fast moving, constantly innovating, and this introduction brings you up to speed in no time. Digital Audio signals are represented by three different parameters, each of these has an effect on audio quality. For best quality, match the encoder with the source. For example: compressing an Audio CD, encode it to…

Ultimate PC Sound Setup: 1st stereo & 2nd movies / gaming

Ultimate PC Sound Setup: 1st stereo & 2nd movies / gaming

It turned out to be much more of a challenge than I originally thought. When it gets to sound related components it can easy exceed the price of your car. Headphones of $50K, Reference speakers of $50K, A/V Receivers / Amps / DAC etc of another $50K and we quickly on our way to an Audi…

What is Audio Return Channel (ARC)?

What is Audio Return Channel (ARC)?

ARC, or Audio Return Channel, is an HDMI feature, built into many TVs, receivers, and sound bars. It has the potential to simplify setup, but it comes at a potential cost. Here’s what you need to know. It uses a single HDMI connection to send audio from a TV to the sound bar or AV receiver. In…