Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity

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Negative Feedback

Natural sounds (not recorded) contain many harmonics...

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Subwoofers

If you are not using full range speakers...

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Damping Factor

The impedance of the speaker will also affect...

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Auditioning Speakers

When auditioning speakers, listen primarily for detail without...

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Impedance

Every speaker model has an electrical specification called the "nominal impedance"...

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High Definition Compatible Digital

High Definition Compatible Digital (HDCD) is a technology...

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Harmonics

In the world of acoustics, there are discussions of "harmonics"...

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Flying Erase Head

VCRs work somewhat differently than an analog audio cassette deck...

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Dolby Digital (DD) and DTS

Dolby Digital (DD) is available on the later laserdiscs...

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DVD

Digital Video Disc (DVD) used to be called...

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DAC

So, as the disc spins along, 44.1 thousand samples...

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