Monthly Archives: September 2006

Me, Mr. Bing, and Kharma at CHEX 2006

Last Sunday, I visited Car and Home Entertainment Expo or CHEX 2006 at Balai Kartini, Jakarta, Indonesia. That was an annual expo for car, home theatre, and high-end audio in my country. I got chance to audition the Kharma CRM...
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DIY Speaker Cable

I’ve just finished building my new speaker cable. Nothing special here. Just want to post the photo. I will test it soon and post the result....
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WordPress Backslash Problem!

I’ve just received one comment from someone at one of my post. Then, I replied the comment. Suddenly, I got error on my reply. Not a catasthropic error, it’s just a backslash error. All of my comment that contains non...
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Altec Lansing FX4021: Isobaric Subwoofer on MultiMedia Speaker

Well, this is one of the latest product from Altec Lansing, the FX4021. At first, I don’t see anything special from this speaker, until I see the subwoofer’s design....
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My High Quality Audio Grade Components

I’ve just bought few parts for my stock yesterday. Now, I gather all of my stock components list them here. I found some unique, vintage “well known” good components, and expensive one (some old, some new). If you need assistance...
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One Night At Makassar, South Sulawesi

I was asked to be a speaker at Makassar. The topic was “Blogging for All”. The event was held at MTC Karebosi on 9 September 19:30. The audiences were quite newbie about blogging, so they asked a lot about this...
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Stitching Photos with AutoStitch: Click, Click, Click, and It’s Done!

Well, a friend of mine, Donovan told me about AutoStitch software few weeks ago (thanks Don!). I gave it a try and got very satisfactory result. The original photo was taken with Canon EOS 350D, 1/30s, f/6.3, and ISO800. Few...
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Windows Vista Audio Enhancement: Finally, Nice Features for Everybody

I’ve installed Windows Vista few months ago, but I don’t use it for typical daily use. Today, I examine the audio option and find few interesting things. It looks like Microsoft has done a good job improving the audio feature...
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MTX Audio JackHammer: They call it “Ridiculous Bass”

A subwoofer is very common in audio system. In your car, in your home, in restaurant, anywhere. It’s not difficult to find a subwoofer. But this one is crazy. We are talking about MTX Audio JackHammer 😉 Check the picture...
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Audiophile’s Sound Card: For “Audiophile Wanna Be”?

Later these days, I saw many new sound cards claiming itself as an audiophile’s card. Few of the sample are Onkyo SE-90PCI, SE-150PCI, and some from Audiotrak like Prodigy 7.1 XT Gold or HiFi version. Very interesting to see what...
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In-Movie Commercial: 50% Education, 50% Imagination

I’ve just watched the “Snake on the Plane”. Well, I saw some interesting (but not a new innovation) on the movie: The in-movie commercial. On one scene, the FBI agent (forgot the name) wanted to identify the snake to his...
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RCA Splitter: The Problem Explained

I remembered this thing when we conducted the blind test last week. The RCA Splitter shouldn’t be used when examining the character of two cables. Read more to understand the scenario....
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