Measuring with Dirac Live can be full of turns and surprises, and is not so easy at the beginning, but the hard work really pays off! So that you don't have to deal with the procedure for days on end, our team member Alex carries out the complete calibration from start to finish in this German-language video. During this process, he goes into the things that have to be observed and explains where errors can occur. The Lexicon RV-6 serves us as an example for the calibration.
Our HiFi USB Guide
The USB standard is almost the default standard in the HiFi world, just think of classic cinch connectors, or speaker terminals. In contrast to these analogue connections, however, USB interfaces do not only appear in different forms, they can also take on completely different functions due to their programmability. To help you keep an overview and know what to look out for, this article will clarify some basic aspects.
The Most Important Dirac Live Know-Hows
Difficulties can arise time and again with tuning the Dirac Live. To prevent this, we briefly summarize the essentials so you can enjoy your music to the fullest. We sum up the most elevant settings, and common sources of error. It's just an overview from us, as the program includes further details than we don't cover in our explainer.
Our Latest Video: Streaming’s Recent Developments
It's been a while since streaming was considered niche. What began as a peripheral movement is now a mainstream topic addressed by even the largest of manufacturers and — in some cases — even where the upper hand has been won. In our latest German-language video, we summarize what streaming involves in regards to the various platforms, and internet-radio. But this is just a taste oft he exciting developements that we'll soon go into more detail!
Home Cinema 2019: Calibration – Dirac Live & Trinnov Optimizer
In this German-language video recorded at our Home Cinema Bonanza 2019, AV consultant Raphael Vogt takes a look at home cinema measuring systems from Dirac Live (such is currently used in the home cinema components of Arcam and NAD) and the Trinnov Optimizer. Enjoy!
Video: Talking Streaming With Jochen and Robert
Jochen and Robert grabbed some devices from our streaming assortment and discuss different aspects of the topic. Have fun!
Introduction Video to Our New Home Cinema
Last year we launched our new, large home cinema room and two smaller suites dedicated to the big screen! In the meantime, we also added a fourth room. In our latest German-language video, Robert introduces just those four home theatres, focusing on their different features, the different technical possibilities and our product range. Further information about our products can also be found here.
Overview of The Different HDR Formats
Before buying a new TV you should find out what this has to offer. One quickly comes across the high dynamic range (HDR) – a term that we examined some time ago in its individual components. The term is understood to mean a number of technological components that combine to produce images with high dynamic range and more color information, thus significantly improving image quality. HDR is now available in a variety of formats, which we will review below.
Using Contrast Projection Screens
Screens are not only an essential part of the home cinema look but contribute significantly to the enthralling nature of the film experience. An ideal image quality is ensured especially when the room is black, otherwise, the light is reflected by the walls. If it is a bright room, the colours may look pale and the contrast of the projection may suffer. To counteract this, more and more contrast screens (including high gain screens) are being used. We deal with this topic in the following post…
Roon Labs – The Complete Service for HiFi-Streaming
Software for managing and playing music is now available from numerous vendors. In a modified form, they all have in common the usual representation of albums, artists, and music-titles. With a smart user interface and numerous additional display options, the music player from Roon now roles the market. The provider takes a distance from the conventional, tabular view. Instead, the individual elements, such as the artist, the genre or the images, are linked together, which ensures individual navigation. What Roon also brings with you, look at the following.