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An Audio Awakening With the Palma Violets

A story about how one music lover's music was trapped inside inferior playback equipment until, after hundreds of plays, she actually heard her favorite music for the first time.

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What Exactly Is 'Hi-Fi' Anyway?

Back in the day, to the general consumer "hi-fi" meant expensive equipment that let the neighbors know things were going quite well, thank you very much. To the discerning music fan "hi-fi" became a differentiator between standard equipment and gear that did a superior job of replicating the sound, scope and power of a musical passage. Have the definitions changed all that much over time?

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Lo-Fi and Hi-Fi Today and Yesterday - A Look at the History of Fidelity

The definitions of low fidelity and high fidelity music have changed over the years, and we (and our friends the audiophile) have changed accordingly.

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HDMI Audio Delay: What It Is and How To Get Rid Of It

There are few things more exciting than finally buying that big screen television you've been wanting. Or, maybe you had the television but you just bought a spanking new AV receiver and you’re all set to immerse yourself in that movie you’ve been saving for just this occasion. You sit back and get ready to be amazed but your movie looks (and sounds) like a badly dubbed foreign film... 

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Masters of Sound: Grammy-Winner Buckley Talks Soundstage Design and the State of the Art

KEF Masters of Sound sits down with Grammy winning mix engineer Buckley Miller to talk about soundstage design and the current state of the mixing art.

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Absorption Vs. Diffusion - A Glossary of Terms

In the next few weeks we’re going to explore the roles absorption and diffusion play when preparing a theater or listening room, and we’ll discuss what to do and what not to do. But before we get started, here’s a look at some important terms and definitions.

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