Tag Archive for: Ipod

Fun with Phase – iPod vs iPhone

Tools of the Trade – By Pat Brown

Pat Brown does several audio measurements comparing an iPod with an Iphone.  The differences will surprise you.

Last month I published some impulse responses of the iPod Nano and iPhone. This month … Read more

Personal Media Players…. Are they good enough?

By Pat Brown

Audio Practitioner needs a high quality signal source.  Is personal media players good enough?  Pat Brown performed several tests and provided the data from the tests.


One of the staples of the audio technician is a … Read more

Balanced Ipod Output

By Pat Brown

In this article, Pat Brown will show you a little trick to convert Ipod unbalanced stereo output to a balanced Ipod output.t.

Last issue I reviewed some portable media players to determine their usefulness as program sources … Read more

Download Test WAV Files optimized for the IPOD

By Pat Brown

This article gives you an opportunity to download Test WAV Files that are optimized for the IPOD.

More and more audio people are exploiting the convenience of portable audio players as a means of testing sound systems. … Read more

IR (Impulse Response) Issues

By Pat Brown

Over the last year or so I have shared an alternate method for acquiring the impulse response of a system that does not require an on-site computer. This method is meant to augment, not replace, dedicated measurement … Read more

A Downloadable Speech Track… The Royer Track

By Pat Brown

SynAudCon provides an downloadable speech track called the Royer Track. It’s a popular recording by John Royer reading an excerpt from Sound System Engineering.

The Syn-Aud-Con Test CD for Sound Reinforcement Systems was created in … Read more