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How Long Will Your Speakers Last?

I saw an article in The Audiophiliac asking “How long should your hi-fi last“.  It says:  “So it makes sense to put the bulk of your hi-fi dollars into speakers, amps, and turntables. There’s almost no chance a technological innovation will come along to render obsolete any of those three items.” I’ve got to agree! There […]

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How To Wire Your Speakers in Series

Series Wiring links your speakers together Positive terminal to Negative terminal and the resistances of all the speakers are added together. Series Wiring INCREASES impedance. The mulitplier is the number of speakers and the starting nominal impedance. In other words, two 8 ohm speakers wired in series have an 16 ohm load MOL. Three speakers have a […]

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JBL 2408H vs 2408H-1 Drivers

What’s the difference between the JBL 2408H and 2408H-1 drivers? The 2408H-1 has a different phase plug as compared to the 2408H driver. It has a square phasing plug and does not have the collar that causes the screw on connector to be approx .25″ shorter than the 2408H.

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Knowing Cone Drivers: How They Work

Knowing Cone Drivers: How They Work, Understanding Key Data & Specs What’s really going on with woofers, and what are the important factors in how they perform as well as how they impact the performance of loudspeaker systems (Editor’s Note: Eminence Speaker LLC also contributed to this report.) Cone drivers (also referred to as woofers […]

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