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Connecting a CableTV or Satellite System Connecting a CableTV or Satellite System Over-the-air (OTA) broadcast television may be making a comeback with major networks now sending HDTV signals capable of being picked up by the humble rooftop antenna. But subscriber TV services from…
Subwoofer Placement - The Place for Bass Part 1 Subwoofer Placement - The Place for Bass Part 1 Where it comes to fine-tuning a home theater sound system for peak performance, finding those locations within a typical home listening space where a subwoofer can provide the most satisfying…
Playstation 3 vs. Xbox 360 Playstation 3 vs. Xbox 360 We decided to give a quick run-down of the differences and similarities between the two platforms based on the information that is now wildly circulating around the Internet. This could be considered…
DIY Absorbers for the Less-Than-Handy Man - Part 2 DIY Absorbers for the Less-Than-Handy Man - Part 2 So the big question - How do they work? In my opinion - great. The difference in my room is dramatic. I don't have any fancy measuring devices (only my SPL from radio shack) so I can't do a…
DIY Absorbers for the Less-than-Handy Man: Part 1 DIY Absorbers for the Less-than-Handy Man: Part 1 I don't profess to be an acoustical engineer or some sort of sound guru. I'm a normal guy, married with a kid, who has recently purchased my first house. I've been an audio nut for years with very…
Home Theater Speaker Layout - An Essential Guide Home Theater Speaker Layout - An Essential Guide The goal of all speaker placement for movie soundtrack playback and multichannel music reproduction-even stereo is a smooth, consistent and unbroken soundstage across the front.
Whole House Wiring Basics Whole House Wiring Basics Whole House Wiring for Audio, video and data. Home Theater.
Tips for Building a Home Theater in an Apartment Tips for Building a Home Theater in an Apartment You load up the latest and greatest action DVD into your home theater. You sit down with remote in hand and turn the volume up a bit so you can hear the wonderful special effects the movie sound…
Loudspeaker Placement Guide Loudspeaker Placement Guide Tech Article: Audioholics goes over loudspeaker placement tips for a 5.1 / 7.1 surround system and how to optimize your A/V system's sound quality for best performance.
Revamping a Vintage Yamaha T-80 Tuner Revamping a Vintage Yamaha T-80 Tuner Recently I acquired a Yamaha T-80 tuner. This tuner was manufactured in the mid 1980’s, probably in 1985 from what I can tell. I proceeded to put the unit in my system and connected it to a standard…