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How to Convert a Regular Room to a Home Theater

— April 17, 2017 13:00

How to Convert a Regular Room to a Home Theater

So you've got the itch to put in a home theater. But, how does one go about doing this and what room should you use? This quick guide and YouTube video gives you a step by step procedure.

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How to Calibrate Your HDTV For Better Picture Quality in Minutes!

— December 18, 2016 13:00

How to Calibrate Your HDTV For Better Picture Quality in Minutes!

This is a very basic guide on how to calibrate a new HDTV display to get the most accurate picture. We discuss setting black level and the picture enhancement settings which often make things worse.

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Six Steps to Increasing Dynamic Range of Your Home Theater System

— August 27, 2016 11:00

Six Steps to Increasing Dynamic Range of Your Home Theater System

Dynamic range is the ratio of maximum system output to the noise floor. In this article and YouTube video, we provide 6 steps for improving your home theater system dynamic range for better sound.

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Free HDTV Calibration Procedure

Walter Waes — August 16, 2016 11:00

Free HDTV Calibration Procedure

So you bought a new HDTV and the colors just don't POP like they did in the store. The following article on HDTV Calibration explains the do's and don't of calibrating your new set perfectly.

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How to Set Up a Blu-ray Player for HD Audio and Video

— June 15, 2016 19:30

How to Set Up a Blu-ray Player for HD Audio and Video

If you own a new Blu-ray player and AV receiver, then welcome to the wonderful world of HD Audio and Video! But, is your player properly set up? Watch our YouTube instructional video to be sure!

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Subwoofer Integration: Bass Management and Distance Settings Explained

— June 05, 2016 18:00

Subwoofer Integration: Bass Management and Distance Settings Explained

Got small speakers and a desire for bigger, better output and more bass? Experimenting with your receiver’s bass management and distance setting could be just the ticket. Read on to find out how.

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10 Tips to Improve your Home Theater

— April 27, 2016 08:00

10 Tips to Improve your Home Theater

This Home Theater Setup Guide contains a wealth of knowledge to help get your Hi-Fi system properly connected and setup. Check out our 10 tips YouTube video to improve your home theater experience.

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Bass Optimization for Home Theater with Multi-Sub + mDSP

— March 03, 2016 08:00

Bass Optimization for Home Theater with Multi-Sub + mDSP

Through the process of modal manipulation using multi-sub, EQ and proper set up, we demonstrate how to achieve perfect bass reproduction for EVERY seat in your home theater. Get you bass fixed here!

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AV Receiver Set Up Guide: Setting Crossover, Distance, Level, and EQ

— May 11, 2014 09:00

AV Receiver Set Up Guide: Setting Crossover, Distance, Level, and EQ

Have a new A/V receiver and want to know how to set it up? We go over how to calibrate everything including bass management, distance, level, crossover, and EQ settings and more.

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AV Tip: Why Do My Speakers Sound Like They Are in a Tunnel?

— February 05, 2013 06:00

AV Tip: Why Do My Speakers Sound Like They Are in a Tunnel?

Do your speakers sound like they are in a tunnel, cave, bathroom, auditorium, or the like? If so, chances are that you have some type of DSP, or Digital Signal Processing, going on in your system.

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AV Tip: A TV is Not A Flood Light

— January 30, 2013 04:25

AV Tip: A TV is Not A Flood Light

In stores, manufacturers purposefully crank up brightness and contrast, among other settings, to make their TVs look "better" than the competition. Here are a few tips to make your display accurate.

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AV Tip: You're Smarter Than Your AV Receiver

— December 30, 2012 17:15

AV Tip: You're Smarter Than Your AV Receiver

Just because your new-fangled receiver has automatic calibration does not mean it is going to properly place your speakers in your room for you. Double check each setting manually.

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AV Tip: Choose the Right Picture Mode on Your TV

— December 16, 2012 18:20

AV Tip: Choose the Right Picture Mode on Your TV

Televisions can deliver a pretty decent picture right out of the box these days. You just have to know what the Picture Mode setting means and how to use it to your advantage when setting up your TV.

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AV Tip: Safe Listening Levels

— December 06, 2012 16:15

AV Tip: Safe Listening Levels

Listening to music or movies too loud, even for short periods, can damage your hearing. Here are some tips to keep your home theater at a safe level.

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AV Tip: Use a Tripod with your Microphone for A/V Calibrations

— December 05, 2012 11:20

AV Tip: Use a Tripod with your Microphone for A/V Calibrations

Use a tripod to hold your microphone level and steady during system calibrations to achieve the most accurate and consistent results.

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HAA TurboCal Training Course Overview

— November 07, 2011 05:00

HAA TurboCal Training Course Overview

The TurboCal course is really just a quick way to get some really good sound in a system. It benefits the Installer, the customer and even the Do-It-Yourselfers.

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How To Calibrate a Multi Row Home Theater

— July 16, 2008 16:05

How To Calibrate a Multi Row Home Theater

If you’ve got a multi row theater room, you’re probably wondering what the best method of calibration would be. Setting channel trims and delay settings properly are paramount to ensuring good sound

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HDMI Enhanced Black Levels, xvYCC and RGB

— April 16, 2008 09:45

HDMI Enhanced Black Levels, xvYCC and RGB

When trying to get the most performance out of your home theater, few things are more important than proper display calibration. It has come to our attention that many of you utilizing an HDMI

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Basic Television Setup Tips

— September 03, 2007 16:07

Basic Television Setup Tips

You've finally done it. You saved your money and finally purchased that beautiful flat panel or rear projection television you've had your eye on for the past year. While some may look at this as the

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Digital Video Essentials (DVE) Overview

— August 25, 2004 20:00

Digital Video Essentials (DVE) Overview

The world of high-quality consumer display devices and home theater has really taken off over the last 15 years The tools and information to get one's television set looking its best, however, has

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Grayscale Calibration of Home Theater Televisions

Steve DellaSala — August 25, 2004 20:00

Grayscale Calibration of Home Theater Televisions

With the onset of larger TVs and Rear Projector TVs, many Home Theater Systems are as good as movie theaters, and sometimes, even better. As more and more consumers enter into the TV market, it's