The Fountek Patent for the Ribbon Tweeter Used in the Axis VoiceBox S

Geek alert! The Fountek ribbon tweeter used in the Axis VoiceBox S has the tweeter foil mounted and tensioned in a way that dramatically reduces resonances in the tweeter. The mounting also avoids the distortion-causing stretching that other corrugated foil tweeters undergo as they age. What you get is high-frequency response that is smooth and… Read More

Audio Interconnect Cables — Balanced or Unbalanced?

Or: What are the differences between consumer and professional audio? The majority of “pro” audio gear is pro by virtue of the provision of balanced source inputs and pre-amp outputs. The benefit is ostensibly common-mode noise rejection. Some amplifiers even have an all-balanced signal path from input to output. Our reading about balanced audio is… Read More