To Quote John A. :-
>>> "We all now live in a bath of 2.4GHz radiation, which, coincidentally, is the frequency microwave ovens operate on. Look at the dimensions of Ted Denney's bowls: could it be that they are diffracting/reflecting that RF bath away from the listener, thus improving his state of mind and his receptivity to the music?" <<<
Just why is it not possible for (some) people to consider that the 'devices' may not be affecting the actual physical acoustics of the room but may be reducing an adverse effect in the (modern !!) listening environment ? Then their SIZE may NOT be the 'stumbling block' to a sensible discussion !!!!!
I'd consider a "sensible" discussion to include known audible influences,not some silly guessing about how Teds bowls "might" work. 2.4Ghz radiation? My God we are all doomed to listen to our stereos with no protection at all! and don't even mention those poor poor bats that have to put up those frequencies. I suppose Teds bowls will save the day by blocking those frequencies.Was JA bored when he wrote that and trying to come up with anything for an explanation as how these tiny bowls are supposed to change the low frequencies? Is this why they are building a "special" room to perhaps also measure the response of 2.4GHz? If this is so please just don't tell me. I've had enough of silly ideas.
We can sit here all day and make guesses but that doesn't get us any closer to actual results. So you're saying Teds bowls probably don't change the audible frequency range but instead shield us from those 2.4GHz ones? Are there ANY studies that show 2.4Ghz will influence how we hear or is this just more conjecture so "some" people can keep making up silly ideas?
UPDATE: Yes I'm aware of this link http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microwave_auditory_effect but they are talking about rather strong fields and the "sounds" in people's heads was either clicks, pops or crackles. Claiming that Teds bowls are protecting us from the same thing is grasping for straws when no audible changes or reasons for audible changes can be supplied. I'll just wait for the traditional audio frequency response graphs thank you very much. Oh and if they want to include the 2.4GHz response then by all means please do