Don't put speakers in rooms & what happens if you do

Author(s): Allmaier Hannes

It is often said that the listening room should be considered in the same way as any other component of your precious stereo setup. Easier said than done, room acoustics are not as easily handled as just another shiny new box. Shortcomings, limitations, ways to improve it and – yet more importantly – how much influence room acoustics actually have on the listening performance, are concepts rarely tackled. In this article Hannes gives this topic a new spin by providing a few hopefully interesting insights and tips for improvement.