audioXpress 2015 CD

audioXpress 2015 CD
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  • Manufacturer: Audio Amateur
January 2015
  • FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK—Loudness and the Listening Experience, by João Martins, p. 4
  • STANDARDS REVIEW—Wireless Audio (Part 4): Are We There Yet?, by João Martins, p. 8
  • Quadraphonic, by Ron Tipton, p. 16
  • Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2014, by Oliver A. Masciarotte, p. 22
  • HEADSETS—Headsets: A Darwinian Evolution?, by Mike Klasco and Steve Tatarunis, p. 30
  • SOUND CONTROL—Measurement Microphone Accessories, by Richard Honeycutt, p. 36
  • Reamplification Revisited, by Scott Dorsey, p. 42
  • MOD 102 Guitar Tube Amplifier Kit: Ready-to-Build-Tube Sound, by Elektor.LABS, p. 46
  • Wah Wah: A Special Effects Device, by Gerhard Haas, p. 52
  • HOLLOW-STATE ELECTRONICS—From Paper to Prototype, by Richard Honeycutt, p. 60
  • MEMBER PROFILE—Alain Kubala, p. 65
February 2015
  • FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK—Crowdfunded Innovation, by João Martins, p. 4
  • STANDARDS REVIEW—Wireless Audio (Part 5): Approaches to Wireless Audio Implementation, by João Martins, p. 8
  • Surround Sound—The Next Generation: Dolby Laboratories, by Ron Tipton, p. 14
  • Native Instruments Molekular: A Strange and Powerful Tool, by Oliver A. Masciarotte, p. 20
  • Blue Microphones Mo-Fi Active Headphones: Reimagining Headphones, by Mike Klasco and Nora Wong, p. 26.
  • Nordic Audio Tales (Part 5): Peter and Dorit Larsen’s LOUDSOFT, by Mike Klasco, p. 32
  • HEADSETS—Headphone and Earphone Design Considerations, by Mike Klasco and Steve Tatarunis, p. 36
  • SOUND CONTROL—Handheld Acoustical Measuring Systems from NTi Audio, by Richard Honeycutt, p. 40
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS—Forte Makes a Name for Itself: An Interview with Forte Founders Scott Chen and Travis Blane, by Shannon Becker, p. 44
  • Arduino-Based Tube Power Amplifier Controller, by Mark Driedger, p. 48
  • Tube Microphones, by Thomas Görne, p. 54
  • HOLLOW-STATE ELECTRONICS—From Prototype to Final, V. 1.0, by Richard Honeycutt, p. 60
  • MEMBER PROFILE—Bill Reeve, p. 65
March 2015
  • FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK—From Vegas to Anaheim, by João Martins, p. 4
  • STANDARDS REVIEW—Wireless Audio (Part 6): DTS and Qualcomm Wireless Audio Development Platforms, by João Martins, p. 8
  • The 5.1 Alternative from Digital Theater Systems, by Ron Tipton, p. 14
  • Practical Applications for SPL Meters, by Ethan Winer, p. 18
  • Characterizing Drivers: Voice Coil Magazine’s Test Bench Process, Vance Dickason, p. 26
  • HEADSETS—Headphone Testing (Part 1): Common Testing Issues, by Mike Klasco and Steve Tatarunis, p. 36.
  • SOUND CONTROL—Handheld Acoustical Measuring Systems (Part 2): Bruel and Kjaer Model 2270, by Richard Honeycutt, p. 40
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS—Engineer Seeks Simplicity in Design: An Interview with Ron Sutherland, by Shannon Becker, p. 46
  • Build a Voltage and Current Peak Detector, by George Ntanavaras, p. 50
  • A Test Device for Three-Terminal Adjustable Regulators, Bill Christie p. 58
  • HOLLOW-STATE ELECTRONICS—Phonograph Preamplifiers, by Richard Honeycutt, p. 62
April 2015
  • FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK—Thoughts on RadioShack, by João Martins, p. 4
  • STANDARDS REVIEW—Wireless Audio (Part 7): CSR Solutions for Wireless Audio Development, by João Martins, p. 8
  • Playing with Ambisonics, by Ron Tipton, p. 16
  • Nordic Audio Tales (Part 6): Loudspeaker Test Systems by K & K Development, by Mike Klasco, p. 20
  • Benchmark AHB2 Stereo Power Amplifier, Gary Galo, p. 24
  • HEADSETS—Headphone Driver Primer: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, by Mike Klasco and Steve Tatarunis, p. 34.
  • SOUND CONTROL—The ODEON Measurement System, by Richard Honeycutt, p. 38
  • True Bass Rides Again (Part 1): Reproducing that Original Sound, by Thomas Perazella, p. 44
  • Construct a Wall Wart Power Supply, by Larry Cicchinelli, p. 54
  • HOLLOW-STATE ELECTRONICS—Classic Tube Power Amplifier Circuits, by Richard Honeycutt, p. 58
May 2015
  • FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK—Glass Audio Special—Still Loving Tubes, by João Martins, p. 4
  • STANDARDS REVIEW—Wireless Audio (Part 8): Microchip Wireless Audio Platform Portfolio, by João Martins, p. 10
  • Signal Dynamic and Loudness, by Ron Tipton, p. 18
  • True Bass Rides Again (Part 2): The Power Questions, by Thomas Perazella, p. 22
  • HEADSETS—Ribbon Planar Magnetic Designs, by Mike Klasco and Steve Tatarunis, p. 30
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS—A Career Built on Respect and Quality: An Interview with Richard Schram, Founder of Parasound, by Shannon Becker, p. 34
  • Updating the Bogen MO100A Amplifier, by Bruce Brown, p. 38
  • Use an Antique Radio to Listen to Your Vintage Playlist, by Gregory L. Charvat, p. 42
  • Extending the Arduin0-Based Tube Power Amplifier Controller, by Mark Driedger, p. 46
  • Build a Push-Pull Triode Power Amplifier: This Design Uses ECC 99 and ECC 832 Tubes, by Gerhard Haas, p. 52
  • Why Tubes Sing and Crackle, by Gerhard Haas, p. 56
  • HOLLOW-STATE ELECTRONICS—Pro Tube Power Amplifier Circuits, by Richard Honeycutt, p. 60
June 2015
  • FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK—The Best Sound You Will Ever Wear, by João Martins, p. 4
  • HEADSETS—Electrostatic Headphones, by Mike Klasco and Steve Tatarunis, p. 8
  • PRACTICAL T&M—Sound Cards for Data Acquistion in Audio Measurements, by Stuart Yaniger, p. 12
  • Classical Binaural Experiences, by Ron Tipton, p. 16
  • Genelec 8351 Acoustically Coaxial SAM System: Rethinking a Three-Way Monitor, by Aki Mäkivirta, Jussi Väisänen, and Ilpo Martikainen, p. 20
  • The Right Filter, by Vincent Thiernesse, p. 28
  • SOUND CONTROL—The Gold Line TEF Measurement System, by Richard Honeycutt, p. 36
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS—Epiphany Leads to Innovative Audio Startup: An Interview with Patrick Donohue, CEO and Founder of HearNotes, by Shannon Becker, p. 42
  • Construct a PIC-Based Audio DDS Device, by Larry Cicchinelli, p. 46
  • Build a Single-Ended Guitar Tube Amplifier, by Costas Sarris, p. 54
  • HOLLOW-STATE ELECTRONICS—Finding Information on Vacuum Tubes, by Richard Honeycutt, p. 60
July 2015
  • FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK—Why Are We Still Debating Speaker Edge Diffraction?, by João Martins, p. 4
  • Evaluating The Bottle Builder: A Compendium of Tube Amplifier Designs, by Peter Delos, p. 8
  • PRACTICAL T&M—Sound Cards for Data Acquistion in Audio Measurements (Part 2): Examining the Necessary Requirements, by Stuart Yaniger, p. 10
  • Enhanced Stereo (Part 1): The Basics, by Ron Tipton, p. 16
  • Exploring AXPONA 2015: Love for Music and the Best Sound, by Oliver A. Masciarotte, p. 20
  • Meet the FabFilter Pro-MB and the Pro-Q2: Beauty in the Sound, by Fernando Rodrigues, p. 28
  • The Birth of the World’s First True Software Radio, by Monty Barlow, p. 32
  • SOUND CONTROL—Acoustical Measuring with Rational Acoustics’s Smaart, by Richard Honeycutt, p. 36
  • Build a Single-Ended Class-A Power Amplifier with 6C33 Tubes, by Gerhard Haas, p. 42
  • The Right Filter (Part 2): Crossover Frequency Tuning, by Vincent Thiernesse, p. 50
  • HOLLOW-STATE ELECTRONICS—Selecting the Operating Point for a Hollow-State Amplifier, by Richard Honeycutt, p. 60
August 2015
  • FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK—The Promise of Better Audio Experiences, by João Martins, p. 4
  • Exploring Vanderveen Trans Tube Amplifiers, by Bill Reeve, p. 8
  • HEADSETS—In-Ear Monitor Design Challenges: An Introduction, by Mike Klasco and Steve Tatarunis, p. 10
  • PRACTICAL T&M—Sound Cards for Data Acquisition in Audio Measurements (Part 3): Selecting the Right Hardware, by Stuart Yaniger, p. 14
  • Enhanced Stereo (Part 2): Exploring Enhanced Stereo Solutions, by Ron Tipton, p. 20
  • Munich High End Show 2015: Looking for the Great Product Designs, by Ward Maas, p. 24
  • STANDARDS REVIEW—Considerations for the MPEG-H Audio Standard, by João Martins, p. 29
  • Delivering Multi-Platform Immersive Audio with the New MPEG-H Audio Standard, by Robert Bleidt, p. 30
  • SOUND CONTROL—The EASERA Electro-Acoustical Measurement Platform, by Richard Honeycutt, p. 38
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS—DIYer Takes Project to the Professional Level: An Interview with Kvart & Bølge Founder Bjørn Johannesen, by Shannon Becker, p. 44
  • The Right Filter (Part 3): Phase Corrector 2 Brings Us Closer to the Ideal Crossover, by Vincent Thiernesse, p. 50
  • HOLLOW-STATE ELECTRONICS—Troubleshooting Hollow-State Equipment, by Richard Honeycutt, p. 60
September 2015
  • FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK—Speaker Design—The Cooks and the Wizards, by João Martins, p. 4
  • Exploring Make Your Own Tube Testers, by Stuart Yaniger, p. 8
  • HEADSETS—The Armature Driver, by Mike Klasco and Steve Tatarunis, p. 10
  • PRACTICAL T&M—Sound Cards for Data Acquisition in Audio Measurements (Part 4):The Missing Link, by Stuart Yaniger, p. 14
  • Enhanced Stereo (Part 3):Adding Realism to Sound Files, by Ron Tipton, p. 20
  • Powersoft M-System: From Switched-Mode Amps to a Novel Transducer, by João Martins, p. 24
  • Benchmark SMS1 Loudspeaker: Setting the Benchmark Reference, by Gary Galo, p. 38
  • Construct Your Own Atmo Speaker, by Ward Maas, p. 46
  • Build a Bookshelf Speaker, by George Ntanavaras, p. 50
  • Variation on a Theme, by Ken Bird, p. 60
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS—Insight into a Legendary Industry Designer: An Interview with John Curl, by Shannon Becker, p. 66
  • HOLLOW-STATE ELECTRONICS—Design Hollow-State Amplifiers Using Pentodes, by Richard Honeycutt, p. 70
October 2015
  • FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK—Owning the Music We Long For, by João Martins, p. 4
  • CAR AUDIO—Industry Standard Set to Change: The Benefits of 48 Volts for Autosound, by Mike Klasco and Steve Tatarunis, p. 8
  • PRACTICAL T&M—Sound Cards for Data Acquisition in Audio Measurements (Part 5):The User, by Stuart Yaniger, p. 14
  • Binaural Sound from Two Loudspeakers (Part 1): Crosstalk Cancellation and Spectral Compensation, by Ron Tipton, p. 20
  • Precision Performance: The Pursuit of Perfect Measurement, by Valerio Marra, p. 24
  • IsoAcoustics Aperta Speaker Stands: Effective Floating Isolation, by Gary Galo, p. 30
  • Audiomatica’s CLIO Pocket Electro-Acoustical Measurement System, by Joe D’Appolito, p. 38
  • Build a Powered Subwoofer with a Unique Design, by Bill Christie, p. 48
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS—Entrepreneurs Focus on Sound Quality and Philanthropy: An Interview with Westin Bye and Cooper Buss, Founders of LIFE Acoustics, by Shannon Becker, p. 56
  • HOLLOW-STATE ELECTRONICS—Troubleshooting the Tough Ones, by Richard Honeycutt, p. 60
November 2015
  • FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK—Oh, The Things We Could Do, by João Martins, p. 4
  • MOBILE AUDIO—High-Performance Audio from Smartphones?: The Testing Showdown, by Mike Klasco and Steve Tatarunis, p. 8
  • PRACTICAL T&M—Sound Cards for Data Acquisition in Audio Measurements (Part 6): Examples of Sound-Card-Based Measurements, by Stuart Yaniger, p. 16
  • Binaural Sound from Two Loudspeakers (Part 2): Software Options and Affordable Solutions, by Ron Tipton, p. 24
  • SOUND CONTROL—Smartphone Apps for Sound Measurement, by Richard Honeycutt, p. 28
  • The SRX Plus Hybrid Amplifier (Part 1): A Design for Electrostatic Headphones, by James Lin, p. 36
  • Build the PhaseBuster!, by James B. Wood, p. 42
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS—Acoustic Enthusiast Builds His Business and Speakers One Step at a Time: An Interview with Simon Ashton, Founder of AudioSmile, by Shannon Becker, p. 50
  • Passive Offenders, by Helmuth Lemme, p. 54
  • HOLLOW-STATE ELECTRONICS—Some Background Information on Noise in Amplifiers, by Richard Honeycutt, p. 62
December 2015
  • FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK—Conventions, Shows, and Learning, by João Martins, p. 4
  • PRACTICAL T&M—Sound Cards for Data Acquisition in Audio Measurements (Part 7): Pitting the CIO Pocket Against a Sound Card, by Stuart Yaniger, p. 8
  • Immersive Sound: A Look a Auro-3D, by Ron Tipton, p. 18
  • STANDARDS REVIEW—Audio Network Development: An Introduction to Audio Networking by João Martins, p. 24
  • SOUND CONTROL—Audio Tools from Studio Six Digital, by Richard Honeycutt, p. 30
  • The SRX Plus Hybrid Amplifier (Part 2): Construct a Modified Tube Amplifier, by James Lin, p. 36
  • A Low-Cost High-Performance IC Audio Preamplifier, by Bruce Heran, p. 42
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS—Creativity, Expression and Innovation: An Interview with Sunhouse Founders, Tlacael and Tenoch Esparza, by Shannon Becker, p. 46
  • Testing Audio ADCs and DACs, by David Mathew, p. 49
  • A Single-Ended Type-A Monobloc Amplifier: Obtain 25 W with Two KT 88 Vacuum Tubes, by Gerhard Haas, p. 56
  • HOLLOW-STATE ELECTRONICS—Creating Low-Noise Amplifiers, by Richard Honeycutt, p. 61
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