When we play a hi-fidelity recording in our listening room, the sound that we hear is the product of many things: the performers, the recording environment and the skill of the recording engineers, the quality of our playback electronics and loudspeakers, and the room/acoustic environment in which we are listening.
Given the response to the Albert von Schweikert interview in the very first issue of Hifi Zine, we decided to pose a few more questions to Albert. Fresh back from RMAF where his VR-33 and VR-35 designs were drawing many positive reactions, we invited other owners and interested parties to ask questions.
This article, the second in a series of tutorials on the miniDSP, demonstrates how to use the miniDSP as a crossover/eq for a 4-way loudspeaker. The speaker is an open-baffle loudspeaker, a configuration that has been gaining popularity in DIY circles in recent years.