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  1. "Equal loudness" and our perception of sound
  2. Our incredible hearing system ....
  3. Dictionary of technical words
  4. Listening in combination with test equipment ...
  5. Comparing speakers by listening: without A/B switching
  6. Harbeth RADIAL v. other cone materials ...
  7. How to design a great rock music speaker ... (perhaps?)
  8. What is the BBC 'presence dip' or 'Gundry dip'?
  9. Measuring loudspeakers - and a training course
  10. "My existing speakers sound thin when I turn down the volume - can Harbeth help me?"
  11. Tech Talk - Adjusting the crossover for flattest in-room response
  12. ABX testing >>> values and satisfaction ...
  13. Resolution, our senses and loudspeakers ...
  14. "Subjective" v. "Objective" in Audio
  15. Loudspeakers Technology - painfully slow progress
  16. Clipping - audible or not?
  17. How to make a $20 audio switch-over comparator Alan
  18. 1dB Difference - an experiment in audibility
  19. Repository of adjectives to describe "sound"
  20. The professional way to evaluate loudspeakers?
  21. Signal Attenuation and Sound Resolution
  22. Audio-nervosa: a name for the hifi bug!
  23. "Nothing new under the sun"? The challenge of evaluating audio equipment
  24. A cautionary tale of self deceit - from a loudspeaker designer
  25. What the 'professionals' think makes a great speaker ~~~
  26. Measuring loudspeakers - what do you believe?
  27. 'Fast' and 'slow' speakers - should 'fast' = painful to listen to?
  28. Maths and Music Theory
  29. Some good vintage audio texts
  30. Early analogue recordings & an evaluation of analogue technology ...
  31. From the studio to the home stereo - what's really important?
  32. The weakest links at both ends of the audio chain 1) microphones
  33. The effect of air molecules on a soundwave and or frequencies
  34. Recording the grand piano - a mini-explanation by audio example
  35. My volume control - amp power v. knob rotation
  36. Some old Wireless World PDF's Jim Moir , BBC research dept
  37. The results of a comparison among three different amplifiers by James Moir (Quad comparison - 1978)
  38. What is the truth behind audiophile 'facts'?
  39. Demonstrating the 'tube amplifier sound' - audio clips
  40. True objectivism and the human - possible or not?
  41. Binding post upgrade? Physics in the real world
  42. The truth about advanced audio coding formats - inaudible
  43. Solid-state vs Hollow-state
  44. More ridiculous audiophile propaganda
  45. Just how reliable are human senses?
  46. Chasing the ultimate specification - needless precision?
  47. The technical side of audio measurement
  48. In a word .... 'where does Harbeth stand relative to audio psuedoscience?'
  49. How good does your electronics have to be? A listening appraisal part 1
  50. Interconnects and my buddy!
  51. Does turning up the volume increase dynamic range?