Why Direct Drivers are better than Balanced Armatures

OK, many know that we are NOT fans of balanced armatures (BAs).  If you've ever been to a show and seen us, you've probably heard us loudly state BAs are of the Devil.  Well - time to show you why we hold that position... Fundamentally, a direct driver (DD) is a very simple device.  A voice coil (a coil of wire) is attached to a diaphragm (or sp...
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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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