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Exploring Impedance: Insights from Bob Horn, Paul Wolff, and Rodger Cloud

Cloud Microphones Explores Impedance

In the realm of audio engineering, understanding impedance is akin to unlocking a hidden treasure trove of knowledge. It’s a concept that underpins the very fabric of audio systems, yet its intricacies often remain elusive to many. Enter Bob Horn, Paul Wolff, and Rodger Cloud – three industry stalwarts whose combined expertise sheds light on this essential topic in a recent discussion at AES NYC that promises to be both enlightening and enriching.

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Bob Horn

Mixer - Engineer - Producer - Musician

Bob Horn

Bob Horn, a Grammy-winning audio engineer and producer, stands as a testament to the transformative power of sound. With a career spanning decades and collaborations with top-tier artists across genres, his insights into impedance carry the weight of experience and expertise.

Paul Wolff

American Electronics Engineer and Entrepreneur

Paul Wolff

Paul Wolff, celebrated for his groundbreaking designs in audio equipment, brings a unique perspective to the table. As both an audio engineer and the mind behind high-end audio gear, his understanding of impedance is deeply rooted in practical application and innovation.

Rodger (RJ) Cloud

Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Cloud Microphones and Musician

Rodger Cloud

Rodger Cloud, a seasoned audio engineer and educator, rounds out the trio with his wealth of knowledge garnered from years spent in studio and live sound environments. His passion for teaching makes him the perfect guide for those seeking to navigate the complexities of impedance with clarity and confidence.


In their discussion, these three luminaries delve into the fundamentals of impedance, breaking down its significance and exploring real-world scenarios where it plays a pivotal role. From impedance matching to its implications in signal processing, the conversation is as informative as it is engaging.

For both aspiring enthusiasts and seasoned professionals, this discussion serves as a beacon of understanding in the often murky waters of audio engineering. By unraveling the mysteries of impedance, Bob Horn, Paul Wolff, and Rodger Cloud invite listeners to embark on a journey of discovery – one that promises to deepen their appreciation for the science and artistry of sound.

Stay tuned for more insights, as we continue to explore the fascinating world of audio engineering with Bob Horn, Paul Wolff, Rodger Cloud, and other industry luminaries.


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