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Ribbon & Electrostatic Speakers

There are a handful of special design speakers which don't use cones . . .

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Crossover Networks

Inside the speaker cabinet is an additional component called the...

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Soundstage, Ambience & Accuracy

The three basic characteristics of what you hear when you use your high...

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Speaker Sound Coloration

Speakers represent one of the most. . .

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Single Ended Amp

The function of all the grids is to modify the current flowing between. . .

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Push Pull Amp

To get more power out of a tube amplifier, tetrode and pentode . . .

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Transistor Amplifiers

Solid state (transistor - semiconductor) amplifiers are manufactured in the millions . . .

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Introduction to the Primer

When Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity first began publishing in 1994, we organized what eventually became The Primer, which had various sections dedicated to principal areas of audio and video, such as receivers, amplifiers, and speakers.

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Encyclopedia of Words, Terms, and Concepts

Check out the Encyclopedia of Words, Terms, and Concepts

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