Recent DIY Audio Articles
If you think you can't get a good, high-fidelity sound from a desktop system, think again! Audioholics put together a guide that can help you take your desktop sound system from "meh" to "mind-blown"!
Fancy home theater entertainment centers can wreck the fidelity of a good sounding hi-fi system. We discuss what to avoid to maintain the best performance of your audio equipment when placed in furniture.
Arylic offers what they call a DIY line of audio equipment that can serve as the basis of a low-cost home stereo system functioning as a multi-zone media server. Best of all you can build it yourself.
Creating your own home recording studio will save you time and money if you do it right. Check out our set up tips and recommendations on room acoustics, speaker selection and other gear needed.
Looking to integrate a game room into your home theater. This article gives you some tips and tricks on how to achieve just the right look for your audiohlic home.
Are you a serious bassaholic on a tight budget? A DIY subwoofer might just be the fix you’re after. For not a lot of cash it’s possible to build a sub that can compete with a hi end store bought.
Hidden in-floor or in-ceiling subwoofers can provide great bass without being seen. Learn about the hidden subwoofer options available and how to install a concealed subwoofer.
This installation guide shows how to retrofit a home theater system to support the latest Dolby Atmos/DTS:X/Auro 3D surround formats using Beale Street in-ceiling speakers for the height channels.
Wiring a home for audio/video and networking can be a daunting task, but these tips and tricks will help ensure you complete the job like a pro and future-proof your home as much as possible.
Prewire your home theater with the right AV cables, HDMI, speaker cable, audio and video interconnects. Get ready for a Dolby Atmos home theater if you follow our guidelines.
Locating studs in a wall can be easy if you know the right techniques. Here's our expert advice on how to locate a stud in any wall for easy HDTV installation.
Tech Article: Audioholics goes step by step to show users how to build an audio media player at minimal cost using an old spare computer.
Learn how to distribute audio throughout your home with a speaker selector. We'll show you how to chose the right model, features to look for, issues to be aware of, installation basics, and more.
Upgrading the crossover in your speakers is a great DIY project for old and new speakers alike. Using a pair of Polk Audio Monitor 10B speakers, we show you how it's done.
This article details the challenges and rewards of building your own Do-It-Yourself (DIY) loudspeakers. Want to build a killer speaker system at a fraction of the cost of commercial designs? Read on.
This article gives tips on proper positioning and setup up of your center channel speaker for achieving maximum performance. Center channel placement is critical to ensure a direct path of sound.
This article consists of EMP, SVS, Samsung & Deno home theater components installed into a home to produce great surround and distributed audio that a spouse can also be happy with aesthetically.
Looking for help setting up your home theater? Here's an overview of the best places to find answers to all your AV questions.
For the best sound quality keep the background sound in your home theater to the minimum.
We love speakers but hate seeing wire run down the wall or across the floor. Here are some tips to help you hide your wires.
At Audioholics we love audio. Wait, scratch that... we love GOOD audio. And with that said, it's with great pain that we ride in a vehicle that doesn't live up to the standards of an audioholic.
To hide your AV equipment you need a few things. For one, you need a closet or space to put them in. Secondly, you need a rack or shelf system and the proper accessories to make everything accessible.
While many of us would love to spend the majority of our day locked in our man-caves or home theaters listening to music on our big audio rigs, the reality is that we don't. So how do we upgrade?
There are home theaters that focus on luxury, some that focus on high-end equipment, and others that are themed. This latest, from Electronic House's "Cool Homes" section, is all about golf.
Devices like Netgear's Powerline AV500 Kit are set to revolutionize the way we connect our homes and our gear. You should check it out, because our testing shows that it beats wireless hands-down.
The Elan g! system programmed by AudioVideo Specialists for a 10,000-square-foot suburban Chicago home epitomizes the extent of a well-executed home control plan.
Audio Video Interiors (AVI) tuned up a rockin' JBL Synthesis speaker system that makes you feel every bone-crunching gridiron hit while an iSky fiber-optic starfield shines down from above.
Electronic House has an article about a pretty cool home theater located in the Cayman Islands. The theater room was built from the ground up and includes custom-designed theater seats and a balcony.