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FAQ: Do Atmos Enabled Speakers Really Work? We frequently get asked if Dolby Atmos add-on speaker modules work well enough to be a viable alternative to discrete ceiling mounted speakers. We answer and discuss the trade-offs to let you decide.
Home Theater Tips: When to Upgrade? We are constantly getting bombarded with emails from our readers regarding upgrading components of their home theater systems. But is upgrading equipment the best route or should focus be elsewhere?
FAQ: Set Up and Equipment Advice for Home Theater We gathered some of the most frequently asked questions from our YouTube & Facebook pages regarding home theater set up issues % AV equipment recommendations. Check out video and editorial responses.
Why Don't We Record Listening Demos For Our YouTube Fans? This article and related video discusses why we don't record listening demos on YouTube. We also discuss the best way to demo gear to help you make better purchasing decisions.
Can I Use Regular Speakers as Dolby Atmos Upfiring? We've received numerous emails from our readers asking if they could repurpose ordinary speakers as Dolby Atmos Upfiring units as opposed to purchasing specific Atmos-enabled ones. Find the answer.
Should I Spend That Much on Exotic Audio Cables!? We had a concerned reader ask us if it was worth spending almost as much money on audio cables as the cost of their AV processor. See how we advise them on how to budget for cables.
FAQ: Does My AV Receiver Have Enough Power for Speakers? This week's FAQ question deals with AV receiver power and if it's sufficient to drive a full home theater speaker system. Start with our power quiz and consider a model with preouts for later use.
FAQ: Where Did My Multi-Channel Analog Inputs Go? Are you looking at a new AV receiver and realize there are no multi-channel analog inputs on it to play multi-channel SACD files in native DSD format. Are you out of luck? Read on to find out.
Bookshelf vs Tower Speakers: Which Should I Get? What is better; a bookshelf or tower loudspeaker? We discuss the factors involved in making a purchasing decision based on bass and loudness, room size, budget, aesthetics and more. Get what you need.
FAQ: DIY Speaker Kits, Dolby Atmos Placement Tips and Wi-Fi Help This week we answer questions from our YouTube Channel on DIY speaker kits vs finished products, Wi-Fi network stability issues, Dolby Atmos speaker placement and subwoofer purchasing decisions.