Room acoustics, the basis for HiFi audio


Admittedly, room acoustics is quite a complex matter, but I will try to present it as structured and briefly as possible.
This article is aimed at people who want to get the most out of their speaker system at home. However, this is not a complete how-to guide, it will only give you an overview and hints to point you in the right direction.
Note that some basic knowledge about sound and loudspeakers is required in order to understand this article.

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Wiko Highway Pure 4G Smartphone


The Highway Pure is a smartphone designed by Wiko in France. It features a quad-core 1.4 GHz processor (Qualcomm Snapdragon 410), 2GB of RAM, 16GB of flash memory, a 4.8” touchscreen (1280 x 720) with Gorilla Glas, an 8 megapixel camera and a 2000mAh battery. But the big selling point of this device is certainly its thickness: Breathtaking 5.1mm! It’s really surprising how all this tech fits into such a thin enclosure. I mean, it’s barely thicker than the 3.5mm headphone socket! Continue reading Wiko Highway Pure 4G Smartphone