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Does Higher Cost Mean Better Sound? Exploring the Expensive Speaker Debate

Does Higher Cost Mean Better Sound? Exploring the Expensive Speaker Debate

Speakers, when considering the breadth of humanity’s history of technological innovation, are a relatively recent phenomenon. The first electric speaker was invented by Johann Philipp Reis in 1861 for use on early telephones, but sound quality was poor and muffled. By 1924, Chester Rice and Edward W. Kellogg would patent the “moving coil”, the basis… Read more