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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

Active noise cancelling (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 cancelling technology.
by Robert TriggsOctober 29, 2021

What is a DSP?

A DSP or digital signal processor is at the heart most modern audio equipment. Today, we look at what a DSP is and how it affects your audio.
by Robert TriggsOctober 25, 2021

How USB-C headphones work

USB Type-C headphones and dongles are increasingly common, but do you know the difference between active and passive products?
by Robert TriggsSeptember 28, 2021

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 TriggsSeptember 23, 2021

The important difference between audio and file compression

Everything you need to know about audio coding compression and what it means for your music and streaming quality.
by Robert TriggsSeptember 15, 2021

Best earbuds you can buy

If you're always on the move earbuds are your best friend.
by Robert TriggsAugust 20, 202123

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 13, 2021

The ultimate guide to Bluetooth headphones: AAC only acceptable on Apple phones

AAC is one of the most commonly supported Bluetooth codecs in the wireless headphone and speaker markets, but it doesn't play well with every device.
by Robert TriggsJuly 4, 2021

How to replace AirPods

Whether you broke your AirPods or lost it, replacing them and connecting the replacement is simple and easy.

December 26, 2021

The ultimate guide to Bluetooth headphones: aptX and aptX HD

Ever wonder how good or bad Bluetooth audio is? Now you don't have to.
by Robert TriggsJuly 2, 2021

What is frequency response and how does it affect my music?

The term frequency response gets thrown around plenty in audiophile and consumer audio circles; here's everything you need to know about it.
by Robert TriggsJune 30, 2021
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