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2020 Audioholics Christmas Gift Guide

Our 2020 Christmas Gift Guide includes wireless speakers, noise cancelling headphones, powered subwoofers, AV receivers & streaming amplifiers

2020 Audioholics Christmas Gift Guide
6 Best Powered Subwoofers Under $1,000 for 2020

Looking for a powered subwoofer that doesn't tip the price scale over $1,000? Check out the Audioholics guide to the 6 best subwoofers available

6 Best Powered Subwoofers Under $1,000 for 2020
6 Best Powered Subwoofers Under $500 for 2020

Audioholics has refreshed its recommended $500 powered subwoofer list for 2020 to reflect newer models with leading-edge innovations. Get the

6 Best Powered Subwoofers Under $500 for 2020

Home Theater Setup

Got a question on how to setup a surround system or calibrate a subwoofer? Audioholics has the answers. Most of our writers are industry trained professional and installers and they share their trade secrets in our articles. Learn how to shop for the right AV gear to fit your needs. Then get invaluable tips on proper setup and calibration so you can achieve the best home theater experience possible.

2020 Audioholics Christmas Gift Guide

2020 Audioholics Christmas Gift Guide

2020 is the year we'd all like to put behind us as quickly as possible but it is our hopes that this Christmas Gift Guide brings some holiday cheer to end on a high note. We selected an assortment of products ranging from wireless speakers, noise cancelling headphones, subwoofers, 5.1 systems, AV receivers and streaming amplifiers to keep you busy during the COVID-19 lockdown. Read on to see the one must have item that should be under everyone's tree this year.

Our 2020 Christmas Gift Guide includes wireless speakers, noise cancelling headphones, powered subwoofers, AV receivers & streaming amplifiers and a must have item under everyone's tree this year.

— November 26, 2020 12:00 in Product Awards and Gift Guides

6 Best Powered Subwoofers Under $1,000 for 2020

6 Best Powered Subwoofers Under $1,000 for 2020

Looking for a subwoofer that doesn't tip the price scale over $1,000? We have just the guide for you! In our < $1,000 sub round-up, we go over our six top choices for powered subwoofers based on performance and features. Read on to find the perfect subwoofer for you when shopping in this highly competitive price range.

Looking for a powered subwoofer that doesn't tip the price scale over $1,000? Check out the Audioholics guide to the 6 best subwoofers available in 2020 under $1K based on performance and features.

— November 24, 2020 21:00 in How to Shop

6 Best Powered Subwoofers Under $500 for 2020

6 Best Powered Subwoofers Under $500 for 2020

$500 is one of the most common budget ranges for shoppers looking for subwoofers. Perhaps that is because the $500 range seems to be the entry point to true high-fidelity in subwoofers where buyers can get low-distortion, serious extension, and good build quality. Audioholics has refreshed its recommended $500 subwoofer list to reflect newer models with leading-edge innovations, so check it out if you want to see what the value leaders are at this price point.

Audioholics has refreshed its recommended $500 powered subwoofer list for 2020 to reflect newer models with leading-edge innovations. Get the best bass for your money here.

— September 28, 2020 01:00 in How to Shop

Amazon Recommended Audiophile 2-Channel System for Under $750

Amazon Recommended Audiophile 2-Channel System for Under $750

With the preponderance of speakers out there on Amazon how is one to choose a good 2-channel system? We've put together a 2-channel holiday wish list on a budget that even discriminating audiophiles would enjoy! Check out our sub $750 2-channel system that offers surprisingly great fidelity and a high quality DAC to get the most out of our digital audio sources. Be sure to watch our related YouTube discussion.

Looking for a great 2-channel system to get that hard to buy for audiophile? We've put together a great system for under $750 all available on Amazon. Start you wish list now so Santa can send it out.

— January 02, 2020 10:00 in Recommended Home Theater Systems

2019 Audioholics Product of Year Award Winners

2019 Audioholics Product of Year Award Winners

We reviewed quite a large landscape of receivers, loudspeakers and subwoofers in 2019 and discovered value at every price point. Here is our list for the 2019 Product of the Year Award winners based on direct review or demo experience of products that really stood out among their peers. There are some really innovative products on this list so be sure to check it out and have a Merry Christmas and a Happy 2020 ahead!

Here is our list for the 2019 Product of the Year Award winners based on direct review experience of audio products that really stood out among their peers in loudspeakers, subwoofers, receivers and more.

— December 17, 2019 03:00 in Product Awards and Gift Guides

2019 Audioholics Christmas Gift Guide

2019 Audioholics Christmas Gift Guide

Our 2019 Audioholics AV electronics Christmas Gift Guide of AV goodies to bring you audio joy and holiday cheer is here. We selected an assortment of products ranging from AV receivers, soundbars, wireless speakers that will keep you entertained or secluded away from family get-togethers. Pay extra attention to the limited-time special pricing on some of the products on this list. We hope you enjoy and have a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Our 2019 Audioholics AV electronics Christmas Gift Guide is full of AV goodies ranging from surround receivers, soundbars, and wireless speakers at great deals so check it out and spread the holiday cheer.

— November 25, 2019 22:00 in Product Awards and Gift Guides

Amazon Exclusive $1,500 5.2.4 Channel Recommended Home Theater System

Amazon Exclusive $1,500 5.2.4 Channel Recommended Home Theater System

Do you want to build a respectable and aesthetically pleasing home theater, but only have $1,500 to spend on the whole kit and caboodle? Forget that HTiB system from your local big box and check out our Audioholics Amazon exclusive $1,500 5.2.4 recommended home theater system featuring components from Sony, Polk and Onkyo. We built a setup on a shoestring budget that will provide much better than HTiB performance, features immersive surround. Some of these deals are limited time so act quickly.

Our $1,500 5.2.4 recommended home theater system can be bought from Amazon, features serious components from Sony, Polk, and Onkyo and gets you better than HTiB performance and immersive surround.

— November 11, 2019 01:00 in Recommended Home Theater Systems

$1,500 5.1 Channel Expandable Recommended Home Theater System

 $1,500 5.1 Channel Expandable Recommended Home Theater System

Do you want to build a respectable and aesthetically pleasing home theater, but only have $1,500 to spend on the whole kit and caboodle? Forget that HTiB system from your local big box: while the prices of such setups are usually attractive, their performance typically leaves a lot to be desired. Instead, take a peak at the Audioholics $1,500 5.1 recommended home theater system. We built a setup on a shoestring budget that will provide better than HTiB performance, with future expandability into a fully immersive surround experience.

Recommended System: Drop that home theater in a box. Today the Audioholics build a high performance home theater system on a $1,000 budget. Click to find out which components we picked.

— September 04, 2019 01:00 in Recommended Home Theater Systems

$750 Recommended 5.1 Surround System That Destroys a HTIB & Soundbar

$750 Recommended 5.1 Surround System That Destroys a HTIB & Soundbar

You like home theater systems but don't have the cash on hand to really go all out? Check out our budget friendly 5.1 recommended home theater system for under $750! Our goal was to offer a system rivaling a sound bar while also doing justice to critical music listening too. In the end we ended up with a 5.1 system complete with everything you need except for the display for your new home theater system. Read on to see how we accomplished this mission.

We put together a budget friendly 5.1 recommended home theater system for $750 that will crush any HTIB or soundbar, especially for music. Get this if you're an audiophile on a budget.

— August 08, 2019 19:00 in Recommended Home Theater Systems

All-in-One Remote Controls for the Smart Home of 2019

 All-in-One Remote Controls for the Smart Home of 2019

Whether you're looking for a universal remote for your home theater system or interested in smart home options available for 2019 this guide will come in handy. Get briefed on some of the latest control tech, from high-end professionally installed, household control systems to DIY home automation using your smartphone and everything in-between.

From a replacement universal remote for your home theater system to complete smart home solutions, we'll go over today's most sophisticated remote options for 2019.

— July 30, 2019 01:00 in How to Shop

Five Things You Should Know About WiFi Performance and Reliability

Five Things You Should Know About WiFi Performance and Reliability

One of the most frustrating and often overlooked components of your home theater system can be the lowly WiFi network. By following these 5 tips from seasoned professionals you can make sure you have a reliable network that will make your home theater A/V and smart home tech shine.

Frustrated with your wireless WiFi network? We give you 5 pro tips on how to get a rock solid WiFi signal to your home theater to create a stable network throughout your home.

Brad Hintze — March 20, 2019 08:00 in Home Theater Connection Help

Audio Video Cable Budget Guidelines

Audio Video Cable Budget Guidelines

We continue to receive numerous emails about how one should budget their spending on audio and video interconnects, HDMI and speaker cables and power cords. This cable budget guideline gives you some advice on this very topic for each type of cable to get the most out of your home theater without falling prey to cable snake oil. Be sure to check out our recently added YouTube discussion for further perspective.

This is a Cable Budget Guideline for HDMI, Component Video, Speaker cables, interconnects and power cords to help you get the most from your home theater system without wasting money on snake oil.

— January 28, 2019 22:00 in How to Shop

2018 Audioholics Product of Year Award Winners

2018 Audioholics Product of Year Award Winners

2018 was a great year to be an audiophile whether you were on a budget or the sky's the limit. Our choices this year were based on direct review or demo experience of products that really stood out among their peers in loudspeakers, subwoofers, two-channel gear and AV receivers. You'll be surprised as some of the picks in this list that cost as little as $100! But, if you want the ultimate performance, regardless of price, we've got you covered too. Be sure to check out our recently added YouTube discussion. Merry Christmas and a Happy 2019 ahead!

The Audioholics Product of the Year Award includes the best AV products we've reviewed in 2018 including loudspeakers, subwoofers, 2ch gear and AV receivers from budget to the ultimate performers.

— December 14, 2018 14:00 in Product Awards and Gift Guides

2018 Audioholics Christmas Gift Guide

2018 Audioholics Christmas Gift Guide

Here is our 2018 Audioholics AV electronics Christmas Gift Guide of AV goodies that will bring you audio joy and holiday cheer. We selected an assortment of products ranging from AV receivers, soundbars, wireless speakers, and gaming items that will keep you entertained or secluded away from family get-togethers. Pay extra attention to the limited-time special pricing on some of the products on this list. We hope you enjoy and have a very Merry Christmas!

Here is our 2018 Audioholics AV electronics Christmas Gift Guide of AV goodies that will bring you audio joy and holiday cheer. Some of these items are at limited-time discount prices so don't miss out!

— November 23, 2018 00:00 in Product Awards and Gift Guides