“Over several decades of listening to and buying audio gear I’ve learned that price is only mildly correlated with sonic quality.” Patrick Dillon examines the new low-cost offering from Von Schweikert Audio, the VR-22. Available only factory-direct, Patrick concludes that they are “a great introduction to the qualities of high-end speakers.”
“I needed to come up with a recommendation for a USB audio interface for people interested in doing acoustic measurements”, writes John Reekie in his review of the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2. He tests out the Focusrite for this purpose on Windows and Mac, and concludes that the performance, ease of use, and reasonable price make the 2i2 well worthy of consideration.
“There are so many variants of the open-baffle subwoofer…” writes John Reekie of his quest to find a suitable form with which to replace his dipole subwoofer prototype. He explores the different ways in which an open-baffle subwoofer can be “folded” to make it more compact. Each configuration has its own strengths and weaknesses.