4 Things to Know Before Buying a Soundbar

It’s no secret that the built-in speakers in most flat-panel TVs are less than stellar. But while installing a surround sound system can transform your living room into a mini home theater, some may be reluctant to pull the trigger. Enter the soundbar – the perfect upgrade to your TV’s default speakers. If chosen wisely, [...]

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Made in America: An Introduction

“Made in America” is a phrase these days that few companies have the ability to say. American engineers, craftsmen and builders construct some of the finest-quality products ever made. Heck, Paul W. Klipsch designed and hand-built the legendary Klipschorn in a tiny tin shed in Hope, Arkansas. He was an American audio pioneer and a [...]

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Where to Place a Subwoofer: 3 Tips

Ready to shake the ground and boost the boom in your room? Adding a subwoofer to any audio system can greatly increase your music and movie listening experience – and finding the right location for your subwoofer is key. Here are three tips to help locate the ideal placement of your subwoofer. 1. Consider the [...]

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Defining the Klipsch Sound

How do you define Klipsch sound? Crisp highs, deep bass and a full, encompassing sound? That’s a good start, but it doesn’t completely answer the question. Mark Casavant, Sr. VP of Global Product Development at Klipsch, was asked to define Klipsch sound. Here’s what he said: “In a few words, Klipsch sound is akin to [...]

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Good Poop: PWK as Heil Mentor

Bob Heil and Heil Sound were clearly at the forefront of the modern touring sound industry. The four-channel system for The Who’s Quadrophenia, and the Heil Talk Box (can you say Frampton?), are two of his credits. The Grateful Dead’s use of Bob’s system might even be credited for inspiring their “wall of sound.” If [...]

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Q&A with Legendary Producer Eddie Kramer

Eddie Kramer is a rock n’ roll legend. No, you haven’t seen him perform in front of tens of thousands of screaming fans or seen his name on the top of the charts, but there are few people as important to the genre as the ultimate “man behind the glass.” Kramer produced records for the likes of [...]

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How Do Klipsch Horn-Loaded Speakers Work?

You hear Klipsch talk about our unique horn-loaded speakers that create louder sound with less distortion, but do you know how Klipsch horn-loaded technology works? Don’t worry! You do not need to be an audiophile to learn this stuff. Let’s start with the basics. Horn-Loaded Speakers 101 The larger the radiating diaphragm of a speaker [...]

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On-Ear vs. In-Ear Headphones

The debate has waged on for years concerning which style of headphone is superior. If you’re in the market for a new set of headphones and having trouble deciding between in-ear headphones and on-ear headphones, you’ll want to think about how you plan to use them. Both styles are built to serve different purposes and [...]

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Best Home Theater Speaker Systems: 4 Things to Know

If you’re wanting better sound quality from your entertainment system, chances are you need to add a home theater system. The truth is that even the best high-def TVs are seriously lacking when it comes to speaker capability since they’ve become so slim over time. At the end of the day, they simply can’t deliver the clarity of [...]

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