Can You Use Passive Speakers With An Audio Interface? Solved

Perhaps you want to save money by using your old passive speakers instead of buying a new pair of active studio monitors. Or maybe you enjoy the sound of your passive speakers and still want to use it with your new audio interface. Whatever your reason, is it possible to use passive speakers with an audio interface? Passive speakers can be used with an audio interface, provided you use … Read more

Can You Wire Speakers and Subwoofer to the Same Amplifier?

Maybe you’re trying to save some money by using one amplifier for your audio setup instead of separate amps for the speakers and sub. Or you’re just curious to know if speakers and a sub can share the same amplifier. Whatever the reason, is it possible to use one amp for a speaker and subwoofer? You can wire speakers and a subwoofer to the same amplifier, provided the amplifier … Read more

Are Speakers Louder When Fully Charged? (+3 Useful Tips)

If you own a portable speaker and you’ve noticed they get quieter over time as they play music, you are not alone. One question many people ask is, “are speakers louder when they are fully charged?” After researching this subject, here’s everything I learned.   In short, yes. Battery-powered speakers are usually louder when fully charged than when they are on low battery. This is because the speaker drivers are … Read more

Do Audiophiles Use Subwoofers? (All You Need to Know!)

One thing you’ll notice about audiophiles’ audio setup is that some may use subwoofers while others don’t. For a newbie wanting to be an audiophile, this may be quite confusing whether or not they should get a subwoofer as part of their audio setup. So, certainly, we need to talk about it. But first, let’s answer the question: do audiophiles use subwoofers? Most audiophiles do not use subwoofers at … Read more

Are Stage Monitors Necessary? All You Need to Know! ( +Tips)

We have all come across stage monitors before, whether we are professional musicians, sound guys, or just an average person who attends concerts and outdoor events.  Stage monitors are the speakers usually found on the stage facing the band. But what exactly do they do, and are they even necessary? Stage monitors are a necessary component of live audio setups. Stage monitors enable performers to clearly hear themselves and … Read more

Can You Use Studio Monitors as PA Speakers? (Explained!)

After we wrote an article on using PA speakers as studio monitors, many of our readers are curious to know whether it’s possible to use studio monitors as PA speakers. So in this article, you’ll learn everything there is to know about using studio monitors as PA speakers, whether it’s a good idea or not, and then I’ll share my personal thoughts on this subject.  But first, let’s quickly answer … Read more

What Are 5-Way Speakers? (All You Need to Know!)

5-way speakers have been around for a while, but they are still not as popular as 2-way and 3-way speakers. And if you’re looking to upgrade your audio system, 5-way speakers are, without a doubt, something you should definitely consider getting. But what exactly are 5-way speakers, and how are they different from other speakers? A 5-way speaker is a speaker that has five different drivers built into them. … Read more

Can You Wire 3 Speakers Together? (All You Need to Know!)

Setting up three speakers in an audio setup is something that is not as common. For many years, a two-speaker setup has been the standard. But what if you have an extra speaker available? Can you connect all three speakers together in an audio setup? You can connect three speakers to act as a single speaker unit. This can be achieved by wiring the speakers in a parallel, series, … Read more

Flat Sounding Headphones: 7 Things You Need to Know (+Tips)

Flat-sounding headphones (or flat headphones) have been around for many years. However, not many casual music listeners and audio enthusiasts knew about them until recently. But how good are flat headphones? Do they sound good? Flat headphones are good for audio/mixing engineers and audiophiles. That’s because it provides an accurate sound representation of the audio played through it with little to no change to the frequencies. This means the … Read more

Can a Subwoofer Be Placed On a Shelf? ( + 5 Things To Know!)

If you’ve ever thought of placing your subwoofers on a shelf, well, you’re not alone. This is something that usually pops up from people who just acquired a home theater system. Whatever your reason, can you place subwoofers on a shelf? Is it safe? Will the subwoofer sound great on a shelf? After some research and consultations, here are the answers to all your questions on subwoofers and shelf … Read more