The Science of Subwoofers

When surround sound systems came out, everyone became familiar with what 5.1 meant--five speakers dispersed around the room and the ".1" was the subwoofer, centered down low and in front. But there is a science to subwoofers that create those deep, rich, bass acoustics beyond what can be delivered by a single speaker. The single subwoofer approach suffers from an unevenness in bass which is to … [Read more...]

Designer’s Dilemma

Even interior designers are forced to work within the limitations of their own residences. You know the drill.  You'd love to arrange your room "this way" but the combination of your existing furnishings and the door or window openings on your walls just won't allow it.  One designer's problem was their bulky TV/entertainment center in a tiny living room.  You have to have a TV and, in the case … [Read more...]