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Brent Butterworth

Updated Articles and Resources

By Brent Butterworth

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Oppo Digital PM-1 Headphone Measurements Created: Sunday, April 13, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Oppo Digital PM-1 Headphone Measurements
    • V-Moda XS Headphone Measurements Created: Monday, April 14, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      V-Moda XS Headphone Measurements
    • Review: Dr. Chesky's Ultimate Headphone Demonstration Disc Created: Saturday, April 12, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Review: Dr. Chesky's Ultimate Headphone Demonstration Disc
    • Signal to Noise Ratio Created: Thursday, August 26, 2010 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      Signal to Noise ratio is a specification that measures how much audio signal...
    • Root Mean Square Created: Tuesday, June 29, 2010 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      RMS is a mathematical calculation...
    • Definition of Single-Ended Created: Saturday, February 27, 2010 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      A single-ended connection is the most common way...
    • Real Time Analyzer Created: Wednesday, August 22, 2007 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      A Real Time Analyzer is a professional audio device...
    • SACD Discs Created: Thursday, May 31, 2007 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      SACD - Super Audio Compact Discs provide high-resolution audio content and most can be played on standard CD players
    • Definition of Soundstage Created: Sunday, May 27, 2007 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      Soundstage is the ability to visualize the size of the musical performance in a music recording
    • Sibilance Created: Saturday, October 31, 2009 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      sibilance sounds hissing sound Stereos.
    • Speaker Sensitivity Created: Friday, August 29, 2008 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      Speaker sensitivity is a measurement of the amount of sound output derived from a speaker with one watt of power input.
    • Sampling Rate Created: Thursday, May 22, 2008 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      Sampling rate is a term used in digital audio to describe the rate or frequency at which a signal is periodically sampled or measured.
    • Structured Wiring Created: Wednesday, March 19, 2008 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      Structured wiring is a general term that refers to various types of wiring installed in a home for audio, video, telephone and data. Structured wires are usually bundled together and can include RG...
    • Subwoofer Created: Saturday, May 26, 2007 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      A subwoofer is used in audio and home theater systems for low bass in music and low frequency effects (LFE) sounds in movie sound tracks
    • Speaker Created: Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      Definition of a loudspeaker. Stereos.
    • What are AAC, FLAC, MP3, WMA, WAV and PCM music files? Created: Thursday, September 13, 2007 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      A breakdown of the most common types of digital music files used in portable and personal audio products
    • Overview of Whole House Music Systems Created: Thursday, May 17, 2007 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      Whole House Music Systems - A description of the different types of whole house stereo music distribution systems including multizone receivers, advanced multi-room systems, whole house audio netwo...
    • Stereo Created: Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      Common Terms Used in Stereo Systems
    • How to Connect Your TV to Your Stereo System for the Best Sound Created: Thursday, December 25, 2008 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      The small speakers on your television are too small and inadequate for good sound. One of the best ways to enjoy television sound is to connect your TV to your stereo or home theater system.
    • Before You Buy Surround Sound Speakers, be Familiar with the Three Different Types Created: Sunday, September 02, 2007 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      There are three types of surround sound speakers, Direct, Bipole and Dipole and it's important to select the right type for the way you like to listen.
    • Before You Buy Stereo Speakers, Consider These Factors Created: Thursday, August 16, 2007 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      The most important factors in choosing speakers are personal taste, sound quality, speaker size, type, style, and your stereo components.
    • Place Speakers Correctly Created: Thursday, May 17, 2007 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      How to Place Stereo Speakers - Correct positioning of stereo speakers is one of the best ways to get great audio performance from your stereo system. These three easy steps will help you place ster...
    • SonanceZ8 Created: Thursday, September 18, 2008 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      The Sonance Z8 is part of the company's Archictectural Series speakers and are a unique departure from conventional in-wall speakers.
    • Triad In-wall Gold/6 LCR Speakers Created: Thursday, September 18, 2008 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      The Triad In-wall Gold/6 LCR speakers are well suited for high-end music systems, home theaters and media rooms.
    • Paradigm SA-35 v.2 In-wall Speaker Created: Thursday, September 18, 2008 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      The Paradigm SA-35 v.2 in-wall speaker is a beefed up version of the company’s SA-35 speaker.
    • Atlantic Technology In-wall Speaker Created: Thursday, September 18, 2008 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      The Atlantic IWCB-626 in-wall speakers offer excellent midrange presence and tight mid-bass sound quality.
    • Best Cheap Noise Cancelling Headphones Created: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      Best Cheap Under $100 Noise Cancelling Headphones
    • How to Connect your iPhone, iPad or Android to Your Stereo System Created: Monday, February 24, 2014 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      How to Connect your iPhone, iPad or Android to Your Stereo System
    • 4 Key Tools for Setting Up a Turntable Created: Thursday, August 08, 2013 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      Four important tools you'll need for setting up a turntable/record player
    • Best Stereo Gadgets of 2010 Created: Tuesday, November 16, 2010 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      The Best Stereo Gadgets of 2010 include a multiroom music system, affordable speakers, a very unique iPod dock and the best audio/video components of the year. All include full reviews.
    • How to Plan a Multiroom Music System Created: Sunday, June 13, 2010 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      This checklist will help homeowners decide which type of multiroom music or whole house audio system is best for their needs.
    • Overview of Multiroom & Whole House Music Systems Created: Saturday, April 03, 2010 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      Whole House Music Systems - A description of the different types of whole house stereo music distribution systems including multizone receivers, advanced multi-room systems, whole house audio netwo...

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