Why no mics on cables?

So, we get asked a LOT about why we do not put mics and triple buttons on our cables.  The simple fact is - because it degrades the sound quality!  Now, we've made this claim often, but decided to actually document the results formally for people to check out. We started with a pair of cables from a single vendor: Blue Microphones.  In particula...
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Building a Headphone Test Chamber

We thought this might be fun to read - how we built a small test chamber for making headphone measurements. With all things measured, it's not just a desire, but the gear that matters.  We've got a rack full of great gear - Audio Precision, CRYSound, Infomatica (CLIO), etc.  And we have great mics, couplers, headphone stands, etc.  But you need ...
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