- May 21, 2019
This thread contains links to interactive tables for ASR's speaker and electronics reviews.
- Speaker Review Index: A listing of reviews, including an attribute scatterplot by @RickSanchez (feedback thread).
- Master List of Preference Ratings for Loudspeakers: A compilation of calculations and comparisons by @MZKM.
- Open Loudspeaker Explorer: An interactive comparison tool by @edechamps.
- Electronics Review Index: A listing of reviews by @pozz (feedback thread).
- Master Measurement Chart: An interactive comparison chart by @Koeitje (feedback thread).
Explanatory Articles & Primers
Understanding Measurements (ASR)
Understanding Measurements (ASR)
- (24 April 2020) Broader Considerations & Limits of Harman Headphone/IEM Curves
- (10 January 2020) Understanding Speaker Measurements [JBL 305P Mk2 & JBL Control 1 Pro]
- (23 December 2019) Understanding Digital Audio Measurements
- (17 December 2018) Audibility Thresholds of Amp & DAC Measurements
- (17 July 2018) On DAC Linearity Measurements
- (13 February 2018) Understanding Audio Measurements
- (17 December 2019) Analog Devices: SINAD, ENOB, SNR, THD, THD+N & SFDR
- (8 October 2019) Audio Precision: How to Write (and Read) Audio Specifications
- (11 August 2018) Rane: Audio Specifications
- (2 April 2016) Audio Precision: I Can Hear It—Why Can't I Measure It?
- (21 July 2020) Microphone Preamp Measurements: How to Get the Signal Level Right
- (29 March 2020) Capacitor Upgrade in Crossover: Is It Audible?, Part 1, Part 2 & Part 3
- (21 March 2020) Resistor Upgrade: Is it Audible?
- (6 March 2020) Do Speakers Break-In?
- (29 February 2020) Measurement of Power Handling & Dynamic Distortion of Speakers with Sine Bursts
- (20 February 2020) Effects of 440kHz Class D Amplifier Switching Frequency Residuals on Tweeter Distortion?
- (16 January 2020) Grounds Loops: Measurements & Solutions
- (27 March 2019) Does Audio Cable Skin Effect Matter?
- (20 March 2019) Is the I²S Interface Better for DACs than S/PDIF or USB?
- (12 March 2019) Do You Need a Linear Power Supply for DACs?
- (2 December 2018) Headphone Amp Gains: Low or High?
- (18 August 2018) Do You Need an External DAC/Headphone Amplifier?
- (22 July 2018) Are Measurements of the Schiit Yggdrasil DAC Inconsistent?
- (9 June 2018) Amir Buys a New Audio Precision Analyzer [AP2522 & APx555]
- (28 February 2018) SOS: Does Your Studio Need an External Master Clock?
- (19 September 2017) S/PDIF vs. USB: Which is Better?
- (4 September 2017) Do USB Audio Cables Make a Difference? & (4 February 2020) Do High-End USB Cables Make a Difference?
- (24 August 2017) Safety & Design of DIY-Originated Audio Products
- (1 March 2016) A Deep Dive into HDMI Audio Performance
- (1 March 2016) Inside of a Premium Blu-ray Player [Oppo BDP-103D]
- (16 February 2016) Computer Activity Can Impact DAC Performance [Schiit Bifrost]
- (14 February 2016) High Performance PC Server Interfaces (Async USB) [Berkeley Alpha USB & Audiophilleo 2 USB Converters]
- (14 February 2016) Inside of an Audio/Video Receiver (AVR) [Onkyo TX-SR805]
- (14 February 2016) When 12 Gauge Wire is Not 12 Gauge [Various speaker cables, from Monoprice to Belden]
- (19 April 2019) Class D Amplifiers 101
- (26 March 2019) Radio Frequency Analysis of Speaker Cables & Reflections
- (26 December 2018) Operational Amplifier Distortion
- (13 September 2017) Units, Symbols and Terms, Oh My!
- (10 February 2017) Differential, Single-Ended, Balanced, Unbalanced
- (2 June 2020) Sound Devices: 32 Bit Float Files Explained
- (15 April 2020) Digital Audio Myths
- (6 February 2020) FFT & Windowing Functions
- (27 March 2019) Digital Audio Cable Reflections & DACs
- (13 September 2017) DAC Fundamentals
- (13 September 2017) Sigma-Delta DACs
- (13 September 2017) Jitter Fundamentals, Part 1 & Part 2
- (13 September 2017) Digital Audio Aliasing & Digital Audio Sampling
- (13 September 2017) Composition of a Square Wave
- (18 March 2017) Understanding Upsampling/Interpolation
- (3 April 2016) Understanding FPGAs
- (4 March 2016) Understanding Audio/Video Rates
- (4 March 2016) What is an Operating System? & (5 April 2016) Why Your Computer Crashes
- (14 February 2016) Understanding DSPs
- (14 February 2016) Jitter Attenuation & Clock Extraction
- (14 February 2016) Lossless Audio Compression
- (31 May 2020) Wait But Why: Everything You Should Know About Sound
- (3 December 2019) Impact of Color on Perception of Loudness
- (27 March 2019) Listening Room "Modes" (Frequency Response Changes)
- (27 March 2019) Validity of X-Curve for Cinema Sound
- (13 September 2017) Wavelength vs. Frequency
- (22 March 2016) Sensitivity & Reliability of ABX Blind Testing
- (3 March 2016) Audibility of Small Distortions
- (16 February 2016) Understanding Time & Frequency
- (14 February 2016) Perceptual Effects of Room Reflections
- (14 February 2016) Dynamic Range: How Quiet is Quiet?
- (27 January 2020) Archimago's Internet Blind Test: Distortion
- (25 October 2019) Røde Golden Ears Challenge: Microphones
- (4 August 2019) Harman How to Listen: EQ
- (22 July 2019) Klippel Listening Test: Distortion
- (15 February 2019) Harvard Music Lab: Pitch Perception
- (18 February 2018) 8th Generation AD/DA: Conversion Loss
- DeltaWave: Null testing and signal comparison by @pkane.
- Distort: Distortion generator for listening tests by @pkane.
- Earful: Hearing threshold test by @pkane.
- mus: Music player by @q3cpma.
- Open Loudspeaker Explorer: Versatile tool to explore ASR loudspeaker data by @edechamps.
- Pypolarmap: Loudspeaker polar map viewer by @3ll3d00d.
- REW: Room measurement and EQ program by @JohnPM.
- Soundspec: Spectrum visualizer for whole tracks by @Florin Andrei.
- Spinorama Github: Calculation of spinorama curves and preference scores by @pierre.
- Visualizer: Versatile audio visualizer by @xykreinov.