Field Notes is where we share insights, information and opinions on subwoofers, hi-fi systems and the joy of sound. So, put on your favorite album, mix yourself a drink and kick back, you might be here awhile.
Learn how to optimize your Rel the same way the pros do it
We wanted to add yet another channel of support so we’ve quietly been putting together a video series for How to Tune a REL powered subwoofer for both 2 Channel Stereo and Home Theater. The visuals should make it easier to understand the process of optimizing a REL with your system. We’ve broken the Tuning […]
We get hundreds of calls and emails each month at REL, many of them inquiring about which REL would be best for their application (love those, keep them coming). We thought it would useful to expand the discussion to the larger question, how should customers select the right powered subwoofer from ANY manufacturer. Our process […]
Can a Computer-Based System Generate Great Sound Quality? Yes, of course it can, although to do so is generally fairly expensive and, as with any system, requires very careful balancing of connections and components, but that is half the fun for those that want to have their cake and eat it too. What Do I […]
5 Tips To Build Theater Sound The Way the Pro’s Do It
When I say pro’s, I don’t necessarily mean installers or sales people working in stores—though we love all of those too, they work hard for a living. No, the real pro’s are the guys who make movie soundtracks; those responsible for converting a movie soundtrack into a home theater 5.1 track for Blu-ray. The engineers […]
As I write this the 212/SE just earned Product of the Year from Tone Audio, North America’s most respected pure high end audio webzine. With critical acclaim since its launch and a truly unique and stunning design, we thought we would share our design process on this (beautiful) beast since it is something of a […]
We make subwoofers. That’s it. Nothing else. No distractions.
Nothing to steal our focus. No kidding ourselves that we can be
good at everything. No trying to conquer the whole world.
We just do our best to conquer our bit of it.