Posts Categorized: Audio

Raidho Open Speaker Magnet

Raidho Open Speaker Magnet

Raidho has developed an open magnet structure for their cone speakers.  This design is claimed to be patented.  I would like to hear these in action compared to other products.  It makes a lot of sense to open up a path through the magnet so the speaker can breath assuming the magnetic field is not too… Read more

Review Of Danley SM-60F Molded Horn Loudspeakers

Review Of Danley SM-60F Molded Horn Loudspeakers

  I encountered a home theater recently using Danley SM-60F loudspeakers for the front and center channels.   This is an unusual speaker design with all of the speakers firing into a horn.  This is a proprietary design that Danley refers to as a Synergy Horn design. This model in their line provides a 60 degree restricted area of coverage along with… Read more

Disappointing Sherbourn PT-7030 Home Theater Preamp Processor

Disappointing Sherbourn PT-7030 Home Theater Preamp Processor

I recently had the opportunity to work on a Sherbourn preamp processor in a large home theater installation.  I was very disappointed with many of the adjustments found in this product.  While on the surface this is a very fine unit with many inputs and outputs it has several limitations that I find to be… Read more

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Tekton Design 18″ Cinema Subwoofer Review

  I recently had the opportunity to work on a home theater system with a pair of Tekton 18″ Cinema subwoofers.  The room was 4500 ft3 and easily achieved reference sound pressure levels without significant distortion.  These are the highest output subwoofers I have encountered at the $1,000 price point.  They are large with the… Read more