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Robert Triggs

Editor with a BSc (Hons) in Sound Engineering and years of experience using, repairing, and building gear. Audio is in my blood.

Robert's Posts
 
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Android’s Bluetooth latency needs a serious overhaul

UPDATE 3/21: As of 2021, the situation has improved some, but isn't perfect
by Robert TriggsMarch 6, 2021
 
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Best earbuds you can buy in 2021

If you're always on the move earbuds are your best friend.
by Robert TriggsMarch 2, 202123
 
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The important difference between audio and file compression

Everything you need to know about audio compression and what it means for your music and streaming quality.
by Robert TriggsJuly 29, 2020
 
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How to properly power your speakers

You've just bought a swanky new pair of speakers and can't wait to listen to them, but it appears you still have to wire them up. So what next?
by Robert TriggsMarch 18, 2020
 
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What is LE Audio and LC3, the latest in Bluetooth audio?

Bluetooth SIG announced a wave of new Bluetooth audio technologies as part of LE Audio, including an improved LC3 codec.
by Robert TriggsMarch 5, 2020
 
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Active noise-canceling (ANC) technology types explained

ANC headphones are everywhere these days, but they aren't all built the same. Here's everything you need to know about the different types of noise-canceling technology.
by Robert TriggsJanuary 20, 2020
 
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What is a DSP?

A DSP or digital signal processor is at the heart of almost all modern audio equipment. Here's everything you need to know about DSPs.
by Robert TriggsDecember 20, 2019
 
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What is dither, and is it still relevant in the Hi-Res audio age?

Dither is probably a concept that few in the audio space, besides producers and audio engineers, understand too much about, but it's still super important.
by Robert TriggsNovember 8, 2019
 

Apple AirPods Max vs. Sony WH-1000XM4

Which active noise cancelling cans are worth their weight in gold?

6 days ago
 

Best headphones of 2021

We take a look at the best headphones out there in 2020… for most people, anyway.

2 weeks ago
 
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What you think you know about bit-depth is probably wrong

In the modern age of audio, you can't move for mention of "Hi-Res" and 24 bit-depth "Studio Quality" music, but does anyone understand what that actually means?
by Robert TriggsJuly 16, 2019
 
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The future of Bluetooth audio: Major changes coming later this year

Higher quality music, lower latency, and multi-channel speakers are the likely features of a next-gen Bluetooth audio architecture.
by Robert TriggsJuly 3, 2019
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