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Articles in Category: High-End Audio

8 Common Misconceptions About High-End Audio Systems

Deconstructing Some of the Common Myths About High-Performance Sound

8 Common Misconceptions About High-End Audio Systems

All music fans would love to listen to their favorite artists and albums just as they first sounded in the recording studio. Great sound is the ultimate goal for anyone that calls themselves a music lover, which is why high-end audio systems have exploded in popularity over the past fifty years. However, some common myths have persisted that have kept people from actually taking advantage of the power of high-performance sound. In this blog, we highlight some of the most persistent ones to make sure you don’t make any common mistakes when investing in a high-end audio system.

TAGS: Amplifiers | Loudspeakers | Room Acoustics

High-End Audio: 5 Characteristics to Look For in a Premium Speaker

Exploring the Science Behind High-Performance Sound

High-End Audio: 5 Characteristics to Look For in a Premium Speaker

There can be a discernible divide in the audiophile world between those enthralled by the art of high-end audio and those that immerse themselves in the science of it. Some people want to know all about the process that goes into a speaker. What materials were chosen? How were the drivers placed within the enclosure? Others focus on listening to various models to see which sounds best. Ultimately the goal is the same: powerful, clean sound. In this blog, we explore the details that go into a high-performance speaker. If you’d rather hear it to believe it, contact us to schedule a test drive of our top loudspeakers.

TAGS: 2-Channel Stereo | High-Performance Audio | Loudspeakers

Creating the Perfect Atmosphere for Enjoying High-End Audio

Give Your Sound Space to Shine in a Dedicated Listening Room

Creating the Perfect Atmosphere for Enjoying High-End Audio

Designing a high-end audio system for your Highland Park, IL home involves a lot of moving parts. It all starts with purchasing the right loudspeakers and amplifiers. You want to find equipment that offers sound that is crisp, natural and powerful. We recommend going with KEF’s Muon or Blade speakers paired up with an amplifier from Audio Control. In this blog, we’ll focus more on your system’s supporting cast: the technology and environment that enhance your brand new equipment.

TAGS: Audio Control | Kef | Loudspeakres

Amplifier vs. Receiver: Which Should You Use in Your High-End Audio System?

Make Sure You Complement Your Speakers With the Right Technology

Amplifier vs. Receiver: Which Should You Use in Your High-End Audio System?

Figuring out the right setup for your high-end audio involves various steps. As people focus on finding the highest-quality speakers available, often forgotten is the heart of your stereo system: your receiver or amplifier. Having the best speakers on the planet won’t matter if you can’t get crisp, quality audio to them. Depending on how you want to use your system, your space, and budget limitations, and your personal tastes, we help you figure out if the high-end audio solution in your Lake Forest, Illinois home should be built around a receiver or separate components.

TAGS: AudioControl | High-End Audio | Smart Home Automation