Sheffield-based sound engineering
Servicing and Repairs
This is a selection of things I've been working on, particularly since Covid-19.
A comparison between the AKG D12VR and the D112 and a couple of D12s.
Article - Spec Wars
This article was borne out of frustration at the state of play in the industry, where manufacturers grossly over-inflate specifications as a marketing ploy.
You can read it here: https://www.prosoundweb.com/spec-wars-looking-inside-loudspeaker-spl-specifications/
Mics - Which ones to use?
This question came up on a forum, and it's an interesting topic to write about so I thought I'd include it here.
Bose MusicMonitor Speakers
These little speakers are better than they have any right to be. Here, I look at the internals and take some frequency response measurements.
Guitar Speakers & Software Emulation
A brief look at the shortcomings of current software emulation of guitar cabinets.
EV RE320 - Modifications
It's no secret that the EV RE320 has a fairly colourful midrange and treble - I'd recommend checking out any of the sound comparisons with an RE20 for an idea.
The thing is, the RE320 can actually sound very good - click the link to find out how to make it so.
Current HiFi, now with FIR
Some details of my current HiFi system, and how I linearised the phase response with FIR processing.