Home theatre receiver showing Audyssey Dynamic EQ setup item

Fundamentally misconceived – volume dependent EQ

Stephen Dawson
Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Dolby Volume, YPAO Volume and so on all make the sound of a system bad. See why .. and why you should switch them off.
Home theatre receiver showing Audyssey Dynamic EQ setup item

Fundamentally misconceived – volume dependent EQ

Stephen Dawson
Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Dolby Volume, YPAO Volume and so on all make the sound of a system bad. See why .. and why you should switch them off.
Topping E30 showing 768kHz sampling

In search of 768kHz

Stephen Dawson
Want or need a track encoded at 768kHz with 24-bits? Or with 705.6kHz They're hard to come across, but we've created one of each for testing purposes. Entertainment value? Zero! But they'll trigger your DAC ... if it's capable of handling them.
The cannon on the 1978 Telarc 1812 Overture

Some actual best tracks for testing bass

Stephen Dawson
Want some tracks which really test out -- or show off! -- the bass performance of your system. Here are a few from across a wide range of musical genres.