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Published: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:48:45 -0600

 



Thorens TD 124 Repair and Upgrade Tips

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:06:58 -0500

Thorens TD 124 is a famous vintage high-end record player which offers incomparable musical performance. To realize its whole potential it has to be restored. So, how to repair and upgrade Thorens TD 124?



Home Theatre Design Basics

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:11:40 -0500

If you have an extra room in the house or have a special area in the basement you are not using, you may want to consider using the space for a home theater setup. Having a home theater can be expensive but overtime you will see the savings you are getting by being able to watch your favorite movie without having to go to a movie theater. This alone can save you a hundred dollars or so each month.



Benefits Of A Professionally Installed Home Theater Surround Sound System

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 08:57:55 -0500

This article discusses the benefits of having a surround sound system or home theater system professionally installed. As you spend your hard-earned money on buying a system, it makes a sense to spending a little more and getting a great sounding surround or home theater system of your dreams.



Difference Of Analog And Digital TV Antennas

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:01:54 -0500

Improve picture quality of your televisions by using the latest antennas. These antennas can offer you with better features with the help of reliable experts.



Carrying Out the Best Sound Insulation Testing

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 19:25:51 -0500

Sound insulation testing is an important venture and to be able to carry it out, you need to be accredited by the relevant body. When such testing is carried out, you should be provided with reports that can be submitted to the building control officer. There are parts of the world that require sound testing and state that it has to be carried out in all the new conversions or new building dwellings which create some two adjoining dwellings with floors or separating walls. To make sure that your project goes as smoothly as you want, you should get the sound insulation testing done so as to meet with all the laid out procedures.



TV Wall Mount Installation Mistakes That Homeowners Make

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 07:04:41 -0500

When installing TV wall mounts, homeowners need to be cautious to avoid issues that can affect their task. Fortunately, knowing these mistakes can guide homeowners in completing such tasks easily and safely.



TV Wall Mounting Mistakes Homeowners Make

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 07:39:56 -0500

It is best to call in experts when mounting TVs in walls. This is important to ensure that TVs are properly and safely installed to help you watch your favourite shows comfortably.



5 Ways To Measure Noise At Work

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 22:22:25 -0500

Do you have a day job? Do you work in a noisy environment? If so, you may want to measure the noise level in your workplace. As a general rule, if you have to shout to your colleague who is just 6 feet from you, know that the noise level is too high. In other words, the noise level should not be higher than 85dB. Noise level higher than this is not good for your hearing. Given below are 5 methods that can help you measure noise level in your workplace.



Sound Insulation Testing

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 22:13:24 -0500

The purpose of sound testing is to make sure your setup has acceptable level of impact and airborne sound insulation based on the building regulations in your area. You may have to meet the requirements in order to make sure that your building is totally compliant. Let's know more about it.



5 Tips to Buy a Digital TV Set Top Box

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 07:17:28 -0500

Are you going to benefit from the digital revolution? If so, you may want to read our tips to buy a TV box without any hassle. Now you have digital TV, and you may want to opt for a set top box. As far as the hardware is concerned, you may have some confusion and a few questions as well. Another issue is the compatibility. Actually, this article talks about a few issues that you should know about when buying a TV box.



Get Your House With the Best Sound Proofing Now

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 19:39:28 -0500

Are you worried that your neighbors may complain about sound systems and high sound level of your new house? Well, forget it and be a party freak and get yourself moving to beats of music systems just by getting your new house sound insulated. Your house needs sound testing, which may be separated by equal or different distances from your neighbors. You just need to get an expert solution about sound insulation testing in order to get your house sound proof.



The Top Benefits of Home Automation in This Modern Era

Wed, 10 May 2017 09:47:25 -0500

Even though home automation is not new, the recent boom in smart home tech and lowering cost of technology has brought it into the spotlight. More and more people are looking to automate their homes but very few know the various options that they have. This is the reason why people are hiring AV companies to do it for them. Here are some of the top benefits of automating your home.



Why Do You Need A Professional For Home Cinema Design?

Wed, 10 May 2017 09:42:07 -0500

With an improved technology and lifestyle, home cinema is a big rage. However, it's perfect, sublime experience can only be achieved by hiring a professional home cinema designer. This is because, he with his experience and knowledge, take in your existing environment, advise necessary improvements and fit in the right components in the right manner.



How to Choose an Acoustic Consultant

Tue, 09 May 2017 21:22:06 -0500

Gone are those days when one can spend a day without noise pollution. Everybody is in search of noise free surrounding but alas! No such place is left where one can spend few hours in peace. Noise pollution is one of the irritating things which one comes across. There is no place where you don't come across noise pollution be it be your home or surrounding. Noise surveys are done on a regular basis to keep a check on noise pollution.



Sound Insulation Testing - Everything You Need To Know

Tue, 09 May 2017 21:21:53 -0500

Building regulations include few basic standards that should be taken care of while constructing a building. One such test is sound test. According to building regulations Part E, building should be tested prior to completion and should meet all the desired standards.



Flat Screen TV Installation: TV Installation Guide

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 09:23:36 -0500

You can do a flat screen TV installation yourself with the right tools and a possibly a helper. Learn the proper way to install a flat screen TV using the steps in this installation guide.



Wireless Backup Camera: Wireless Rear View Camera System Installation Guide

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 09:10:43 -0500

In only a couple of years, backup camera systems will be mandatory on all new cars and light trucks. An aftermarket wireless backup camera can be fitted on any existing car or truck. The installation steps are simple and just about anyone with basic DIY skills should be able to install a wireless backup camera system.



Before Your Home Cinema - The 4 Important Questions to Ask Yourself

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:49:39 -0500

Ever thought about getting a proper home cinema setup? Here are 4 important questions to ask yourself before.



Noise Surveys - How Are They Done?

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 12:50:48 -0600

Have you got a new apartment or house lately? If so, you may be looking for a good acoustic consultant to fix the noise issues. Before fixing the issues, the expert will conduct a noise survey. If you have no idea how the procedure will be done, you may find this article helpful. With the right information, you can protect yourself from the scam acoustic service providers.



How Is The Acoustic Test Done?

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 05:39:36 -0600

Are you thinking of renovating your house or apartment? If so, you should consider a few very important factors. Your city or state may have certain regulations regarding the renovation of buildings and you have to follow the rules. For instance, your building or house should pass the sound insulation test.



What To Look For In A Noise Survey Service Provider

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 07:18:27 -0600

Most kinds of developments require noise surveys according to set standards by the relevant bodies. There is a need to adhere to the noise requirements and using noise assessments you will be able to put up a development that is up to standard or make any necessary improvements to an existing one to be compliant. Local authorities have different environmental noise requirements and release specific planning conditions that are noise related. Acoustic services offered by providers depend on application type, but you can generally have any kind of project assessed and surveyed to meet the given standards.



Sound Testing Services You Can Get From Your Consultant

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 07:03:57 -0600

Building regulations require that new homes and commercial buildings are constructed and designed to provide reasonable resistance to sound passage and reasonable air tightness to lower on going emissions of the buildings. Sound testing consultants offer all kinds of services including assessments to make sure your building meets the regulations. The sound experts can also offer advice on sound proofing measures that you can make on already existing buildings. Below are some of the sound testing services you can get from your consultant.



3 Reasons for a Home Audio System

Sat, 17 Dec 2016 10:17:09 -0600

Looking for a way to carve out more time for family fun? Then consider a home audio system. From movies to the big game, the home audio system is a great addition to any home.



Tips for Installation of Home Theater Speakers in the Proper Place

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 13:57:49 -0600

Buying the best home theater system is no guarantee that the sound will be pleasing or perfect. Audio is inherently more complex than visuals. The amplifier and source of sound as well as quality of recording no doubt play a key role but more important is the front end-the loudspeaker system. The loudspeaker is a transducer, an electromechanical device that must reproduce sound as accurately as possible in order for it to sound natural.



Spend Wisely To Purchase The Best Home Audio Speakers

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:39:00 -0500

Once you start planning to assemble a powerful home theater system or high-capacity gaming arrangement, must look for a premium surround sounds. Finding a suitable speaker for an amplifier may seem hard but it is not a rocket science of course. Perhaps few specifications can affect the overall performance which includes Impedance, Power handling capacity, and sensitivity. Online sites make it much easier to procure best home audio speakers at reasonable prices.



Sound Testing For Acoustics

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:05:58 -0500

Any new building or renovation of the existing building (commercial or residential) should pass the regulations of that particular city/country. One of the main tests that your building should pass if it has to get a no-objection certificate from the concerned authorities is a sound test. In this test, a representative from a professional acoustics company visits your building and examines your floors/walls to check if the sound emanating from the same is within the permissible levels. This is done to ensure that your building doesn't cause any noise disturbance to the people living in it or to the neighbourhood. Here are some of the types of sound tests that are done by acoustics companies.



Reasons Why You Need To Work With Audio-Visual Specialists

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 08:19:29 -0500

Working with AV specialists can make events better. In addition, these specialists can also help you ensure that you can make use of AV systems properly.



Home Renovation Tips to Enhance Your Movie-Watching Experience

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 08:07:10 -0500

It is a dream of every movie-lover to have a home theatre. Now, you can make it a reality with these useful home renovation tips. Enhance your movie-watching experience and save money by avoiding frequent visits to the local movie theatre.



Why Do You Need A Professional For Home AV Installation?

Tue, 09 Aug 2016 10:32:56 -0500

They not only provide home theater systems, audio video system and other electronic entertainment appliances but also provide installation and repairing services. If you want to have a dedicated TV room and want a state of art movie or TV watching experience, then all you need is AV installation.



Choosing the Right Smart TV

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:25:48 -0500

Your smart TV is on its last legs and the time has come to buy another. This seems like an easy decision, but TV buying can be a very complicated task. You need to arm yourself with information before ever setting foot inside a television showroom. You need to have a smart TV buying guide for you to make the right choice.



Understanding Speaker Specifications

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 13:16:51 -0500

Speaker enclosure - A speaker unit does not exist without its enclosure. The enclosure can be a dedicated wooden or plastic box in the case of free standing speakers, or the cavity created between a drywall and a concrete wall in the case of in-wall speakers. The size of a speaker enclosure should be related to the room size.



Criteria to Choose the Best Outdoor Speakers

Fri, 08 Jul 2016 14:52:41 -0500

With the advancement of technology and gadgets resized to fit the grip of the hand, Bluetooth Speakers have been in the public eyes more than ever. These are one of the most sought after before heading for a trip. They are portable, easy to use, and sometimes even multi-functional.



Choosing An Acoustic Consultancy - What Should Matter?

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 08:01:44 -0500

Whether you are thinking about putting up an entertainment premises, business premises or residential premises, you might be required to adhere to sound insulation regulations that apply in your locality. You might also want to create private spaces that are free from noises for your tenants and this means putting in measures to keep noise interference minimal. Whatever your needs, an acoustic consultancy can come in handy in ensuring that your development is well insulated and passes any necessary test with your building regulatory body.



All About The Yamaha HTR-2067 AV Receiver

Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:28:07 -0500

Read this guide to know more about the Yamaha htr-2067 AV receiver. When most people think of sound, they think of speakers, headphones and the like. An AV receiver doesn't exactly come to mind.



All About the Yamaha RX-V479 AV Receiver

Tue, 05 Apr 2016 10:29:53 -0500

This is a review of the Yamaha RX-V479 AV receiver for your home theater system. This article will tell you more about it, including its features.



What You Need to Think About Before Buying a Home Theater Projector

Tue, 23 Feb 2016 13:18:35 -0600

While setting up a projector for a home theater system can be challenging, the process can be simplified by keeping certain things in mind. This article discusses what you need to keep in mind when buying and installing a home cinema projector.



What to Look For When Buying an AV Receiver

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 14:27:59 -0600

An AV receiver is a consumer electronics unit used in a home theater. Its main purpose is to receive audio and video signals from a number of sources and process them to drive loudspeakers and a display.



The 4 Essential Tips to Keep in Mind While Taking Care of an LCD Television

Thu, 14 Jan 2016 08:23:14 -0600

An LCD television is something that is present in almost all households these days. It is an expensive appliance, and this requires special care to keep it functioning properly.



Should I Choose a Floor or Wall Mounted TV Stand?

Wed, 06 Jan 2016 12:53:03 -0600

When it comes to installing a great entertainment system in your home, there are plenty of options to choose from to customize your space into one where you can fully enjoy a superior visual and audio experience. An integral part of this space is a TV stand, a place where you can house several important components of your entertainment system.



Buying a Home Theater Projection Screen? 8 Things You Need To Know

Thu, 19 Nov 2015 11:05:46 -0600

I am sure, every Audio-Video lover dream of a home theater system with a giant projection screen. But buying a home theater projection screen can be daunting, if you don't have proper idea what exactly you are looking for. Here are 8 things you must know...



5 Things To Look For When Buying An Audio Visual Receiver

Fri, 06 Nov 2015 08:46:11 -0600

These 5 important steps will help you choose the best audio visual (AV receiver) without it gathering dust in your cabinet. Choose the best audio visual receiver to get the most out of your home theater system to make it a fully immersive experience to enjoy the celebration of visual richness from the latest movies, the deep booming bass mutter and the sweetness of the high notes through out the movie. There are many audio visual receivers out there, be informed and choose the best



What You Need To Know About Plasma Televisions

Tue, 22 Sep 2015 10:03:20 -0500

The television has really evolved over the years. From 3-inch screens to stocky-bulky contraptions, we've seen them all. The 21st century televisions feature compact designs and ship with high-definition displays for better, brighter and crisper images and sounds. Plasma televisions are just one of the many lining the shelves.



Guide On How To Test Your Amplifier

Thu, 10 Sep 2015 09:26:38 -0500

To ensure that you have bought a working amplifier, it's important that you test it before you part with your money. How To Test An Amplifier - You should start by passing power through the amplifier. For you to make the purchase you should ensure that it has the right voltage. For example, if the amplifier is designed for use in a car, it should have 12 volts.



Home Cinema Installation - Doing It Right

Tue, 08 Sep 2015 15:12:39 -0500

There's nothing like having the luxury of a dedicated cinema in your home. Whether a 5-seater home cinema room, or a 50-seater, unless you do a proper, professional audio visual installation, it will be money thrown down the drain.



Tips On How To Install Your Amplifier

Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:48:27 -0500

Have you just bought an amplifier and want to install it? Here are tips on how to install it. Connecting It to the Preamplifier - A preamplifier is any device that houses the volume control and other switches. The preamplifier also process all the audio signals. In most cases, the preamplifiers are the receivers in a home theatre system. Before you connect your device you should ensure that all the devices are switched off. You should then locate the pre-out terminals which are usually located at the back of the preamplifier.



4K Ultra HD Technology at a Glance

Tue, 09 Jun 2015 05:45:29 -0500

4K Ultra HD Technology or 4K UHD TV is a high-quality TV technology that is four times better than normal 1080p screen quality. Eight million pixels would be super magical as compared to two million pixels quality.



Wall Mounting Your Own Flat Screen TV Is Easier Than You Think

Thu, 09 Apr 2015 13:02:08 -0500

Although most will agree that wall mounted flat panel HDTVs look cooler and save floor space opposed to those sitting on bulky consoles, a lot of people are still hesitant to mount their own TVs on the wall due to a lack of skill, fear of damaging their property, or unwillingness to pay for professional labor. In this article I demonstrate how easy the task can be using a corner-cantilever TV wall mount and some basic household tools.



Purchase Your Home Theater System Now and Watch March Madness in Style!

Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:58:55 -0600

Take advantage now of the sales on home theater systems so you can have your equipment installed in time for March Madness! The annual NCAA college basketball tournament has exploded with popularity in the last 25 years, spawning parties, events and sparse attendance at work on days when the most exciting teams play. Unlike the Super Bowl, which is just one day, or the World Series, which lasts at most about a week, March Madness runs every day from the First Four on March 21 to the Final Four on April 4, followed by the championship April 6. Many people don't want to miss any of the games, and many others will be unsatisfied watching them on the old flat-screen TVs they bought on sale a few years ago at their local electronics big-box store.



How To Diagnose Amplifier Tubes

Thu, 11 Dec 2014 06:04:01 -0600

Although, an amplifier aids in increasing the sound of your guitar or audio device, it tends to develop problems from time to time. The main problem that faces amplifiers is failure of the tubes to work. There are two types of tubes: power and preamp tubes. Power tubes propel signals out of the amp's speaker while preamp tubes boost and shape the incoming signal. When the tubes have problem, there are inconsistencies in the sound coming out of the amp.



Best Possible Solutions For Your TV Mounting Needs

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:24:51 -0600

Setting up a television or a projector is not something that everybody can do correctly. The same goes for cabling and mounting in the right way. Wrong mounting of your television set can lead to damages and losses and this makes it very important to rely on professionals to handle your needs. Here is a list of things that professional communication companies can do for you as far as your TV mounting needs are concerned.



Choosing The Best Sound Bars Online For Your HDTV

Mon, 03 Nov 2014 08:01:18 -0600

The HDTV has to be one of the best inventions ever, but most of them come with mediocre speakers. Most people who purchase big flat screens want quality sound when watching movies or sporting events. You could go out and purchase a pricey home theater sound system with a bunch of speaker wires or the simpler option would be to get a sound bar.



Choosing The Best Sound Bars Online For Your HDTV

Mon, 03 Nov 2014 07:48:53 -0600

The HDTV has to be one of the best inventions ever, but most of them come with mediocre speakers. Most people who purchase big flat screens want quality sound when watching movies or sporting events. You could go out and purchase a pricey home theater sound system with a bunch of speaker wires or the simpler option would be to get a sound bar.



Understanding The Various Types Of Audio Amplifiers

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:20:27 -0500

Audio amplifiers play a major role in increasing the quality of sound from your system. As a result of technological advances, the units are of different types with the main types being: FET. This is a device that makes use of one or more field-effect transistors (FETs). The main advantage with the device is that it has high input impedance and low output impedance. Although, there are many devices under this category, the most famous is the MOSFET (Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor).



Transforming Home Entertainment With Video Glasses

Tue, 07 Oct 2014 10:18:28 -0500

Home audio and video entertainment is important in the lives of many. The entertainment system that you choose for your home can make all the difference on how welcoming and comforting it is. It is what makes the difference between your home and office or any other place. Fortunately, the market has all kinds of options for retailers and individual consumers. The huge variety of entertainment systems makes it possible for everyone to find the best for the kind of entertainment needs they have. Apart from the systems, there are lots of accessories that can transform a system or an experience for good. Virtual video glasses are some of the best accessories that you will find in the market today.



Outdoor TV Options Compared

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:15:08 -0500

When planning for an Outdoor TV or Digital Signage display you have 3 choices to compare, standard TV, Weatherproof TV, Outdoor TV Enclosure. I will attempt to give you a brief overview of the options.



The Basics of Home Theater Installation Are Changing, While Remaining Constant

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:31:41 -0500

It may sound confusing, but understanding consumer electronics is never easy as changes happen constantly. There may be a considerable amount of debate as to what component should take top priority when it comes to home theater installation. It is hoped that the answer could be simple, but it seem that technology is not always prepared to cooperate.



4 Things To Consider When Buying A Home Theater Receiver

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 06:17:46 -0500

A home theater receiver also known as an AV receiver is a device that provides you with inputs and outputs that you connect everything into. A good home theater receiver combines a turner for AM/FM, a preamp control, and a built-in-multi-channel amplifier and as a result it provides you with an easy and cost-effective way of centralizing your home theater system.



Taking Your LED Television Outside

Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:45:50 -0500

LED (light-emitting diode) televisions feature very customizable backlighting and local dimming capabilities. Local dimming means that the lights located at the side or behind the LED screen itself can be individually adjusted to allow for even greater contrast and deeper dark tones.



Types of Television Screens

Fri, 27 Jun 2014 15:30:07 -0500

An LED (light-emitting diode) television is actually a kind of LCD (liquid crystal display) television. The difference is that whereas an LCD television uses a fluorescent backlight to create an image, an LED television has a more sophisticated backlight system.



LED Television Color Temperatures

Fri, 27 Jun 2014 15:30:05 -0500

Color temperature is said to be one of the most overlooked controls on LED televisions, yet the feature that allows you to dial in the most accurate color representation. Traditionally, if you set the color temperature on your LED television too high the color takes on a bluish tint; whereas if you underestimate the amount of color temperature for the displayed image then the picture takes on more of a reddish hue.



Smart Home Entertainment

Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:00:18 -0500

Smart Home Automation systems are not just for security and energy efficiency. You can automate your lighting, your stereo, your home entertainment systems and control them all easily through a beautiful touch pad display, or your phone or just a simple remote. There are a lot of options available in all manner of price ranges from easy to do it yourself, to advanced or custom installations.



6 Vital Steps for Mounting Rooftop Television Aerials

Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:35:51 -0500

Rooftop television antennas are more beneficial than their indoor counterparts as they possess an obstructed view of the towers utilized by the local TV networks for transmitting free signals. It is important for a cable attached to an antenna to have connection to the TV set in a home. This involves a straightforward procedure and the use of some tools that may be present in most homes. Also, hardware store supplies may be needed. The following are the steps in setting up a rooftop television antenna.



Why Outdoor TV Aerials Are More Beneficial Than Indoor TV Aerials

Thu, 05 Jun 2014 08:23:56 -0500

Mounting a TV aerial outdoor is better than mounting one indoors. Usually, outdoor TV aerials offer more benefits in terms of functions than their indoor counterparts. Therefore, if you want to have a better TV aerial at home, you can switch to outdoor aerials. These aerials ensure that you won't be watching a bad quality TV reception.



Multi-Room Audio: You Have Many Options

Wed, 04 Jun 2014 13:12:06 -0500

Why Choose a Whole House Audio system? Most people choose to have a whole house system because it allows them to take their music and audio with them regardless of which room they happen to be in at the moment.



The Difference Between Plasma, LCD and LED Televisions

Mon, 19 May 2014 13:02:35 -0500

First, to get some terminology out of the way, LED stands for light-emittng diode and LCD stands for liquid crystal display. Along with plasma televisions, LED and LCD-powered televisions make up the lion's share of the next-generation of home entertainment.



Using Outdoor Enclosures For Fun In the Backyard

Mon, 19 May 2014 07:52:54 -0500

Let us look at tips for deploying industrial LCD enclosures to digital signage housings, for use in everyday life, even in your own backyard. Imagine enjoying TV or movies in your backyard? Now it is simple to achieve.



Simple Guide to Home Theater Systems

Thu, 08 May 2014 15:21:05 -0500

A home theater system is an entertainment system that allows you to experience cinema quality movies and sporting events in your home or business. Systems can be however large you wish, but because of technological advancements, most experts in the area can integrate them into your home automation system for ease of use. In short, the essence of a Home Theater systems is the surround sound system, the screen, and a devices to play it back be they a DVD player, gaming system, or HD signal receiver with anything beyond that being a matter of quantity, budget, and taste.



Planning and Designing a Home Theater Room - The Ultimate Home Entertainment Idea

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:34:11 -0500

For those who seek only the finest home entertainment experience, home theaters are the most exquisite features homeowners can add to a home. With incredible advancements in modern wireless technology, now virtually anyone can transform any room into a home entertainment paradise.



Desk Mounts For Monitors

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 07:13:58 -0500

There is no longer any need to have your office desk cluttered with all that stuff because of lack of space. Use desk mounts for monitors to fix your LCD monitor off the desk using a clamp and save valuable space for other items. Besides saving you space, these mounds can also fix your PC monitor in the most ergonomic position...



Monitor Desk Mount

Thu, 13 Mar 2014 15:01:44 -0500

Both homeowners and businesses are increasingly using a monitor desk mount for their PC monitors to improve ergonomics. If you want to choose one or more of these mounts for your home or office, make sure that you know about the types of mounts and how to choose them.



What Are OFC Speaker Cables and Why Do Some OFC Wires Have Silver and Copper?

Tue, 11 Mar 2014 15:58:42 -0500

This article is pertinent to the definition of Oxygen-Free Copper (OFC) and explains the process to manufacture copper into OFC. Furthermore, the article canvasses the reasons why pure copper and silver metals are used for OFC speaker wires in audio sound systems. Additionally, there is a brief explanation to how the International Annealed Copper Standard (IACS) applies to OFC speaker cables.



Things Which Should Be Considered Before Purchasing A DVD Recorder

Mon, 03 Mar 2014 11:55:43 -0600

With so many DVD recorders and PVRs out in the market, finding the one that perfectly suits your needs may be difficult. In this article I outline the most important and optional things that should be seen while purchasing a DVD recorder.



Home Theatre Design Ideas

Mon, 17 Feb 2014 08:26:28 -0600

The building industry is booming. New constructions are coming up all over the place - you will be excused to think that these buildings are actually growing from the ground. Such rapid developments come with new concepts and designs that have been confined to offices, but which are slowly and surely finding their way into our homes, giving way to special rooms.



How to Improve the Sound From Your Flat Screen TV

Tue, 28 Jan 2014 09:00:42 -0600

To enjoy a good TV show - you want to have an excellent picture to along with matching quality sound. In the old days with the CRT TV sets you had good sound - but the pictures were dismal. With our new flat screen TVs, we have excellent picture - but the sound is falling behind. Actually, the sound was better from the old TV sets. What happened... and what can we do to improve?



Sound For You - Noise To Others

Tue, 28 Jan 2014 08:51:16 -0600

When you enjoy a good TV show - you want to have good picture with good sound. There may be family members in the same room, but they may not be interested in your TV show. Even worse, they experience your TV sound as noise. They want to attend to other things. In other words - not the best situation. One solution could be to add a TV room to your house. But it could be costly! Good for you... there are better and less expensive solutions!



Flat Panel TV Mounts

Wed, 15 Jan 2014 13:36:08 -0600

Clean integration is made easy for flat panel mounting. This mount is an all in one mount which includes shelving for a clean looking system. Having it manufactured as one unit, makes it easier to install and secure your TV, cable boxes or DVD players.



The Best Type of Wall Mount to Purchase for Your New Flat Screen

Wed, 15 Jan 2014 13:35:58 -0600

Holidays are almost here and you have already decided to buy that nice 50" Flat Screen TV so that you will have it before all the festivities start before the holidays. Before you head for the Electronic store, it is always better to do a little bit of research on what you will need to hang the TV up.



Our Top 2 TV Mounts Reviews

Wed, 15 Jan 2014 13:35:01 -0600

Tilt TV mounts allow you to adjust the viewing angle of the TV up or down, usually by 5 to 15 degrees either way. These mounts tend to offer the best compromise between fixed and articulating mounts by combining the compactness of a fixed mount with some of the flexibility of an articulating mount.



Soundproof Your Room

Tue, 07 Jan 2014 08:48:33 -0600

There are a few primary ways that sound transmits into your house. It can either transmit through materials between the sound source and yourself (experiencing a transmission loss as it does), or it can come in around those materials through gaps in your roof, walls, windows, and doors.



What Is Your TV Resolution, Ready for 4K?

Tue, 03 Dec 2013 07:28:15 -0600

1080p has become the broadcast standard for the present. However 4K will soon become the standard. What is 4K?



The HDMI Cable: The Future of Home Entertainment

Tue, 08 Oct 2013 07:36:40 -0500

In this article we explore HDMI. We take a look at its uses and the technical specification. We explore the speed variation of the cables and offer buying advice.



How To Soundproof Your Home Cinema

Fri, 30 Aug 2013 09:43:45 -0500

Whether you have already built your dream home cinema and are looking to add soundproofing or you're just at the exciting planning and designing stage, then thinking about how you can soundproof your room is important and there are some key issues to consider. With our useful overview you can soon have your favourite movies, music and sports matches blasting out in surround sound.



What Makes Samsung UN40EH5300 Different From Other Brands?

Fri, 09 Aug 2013 09:41:41 -0500

The Samsung UN40EH5300 is the latest Smart HDTV from Samsung that includes a number of special and amazing features to provide you with extraordinary TV experience. It has Smart Content feature that enables you to explore and find your favorite movies, shows, games, and a lot more. It also has a full web browser with built-in Wi-Fi and innovative applications made especially for TV, and Signature Services for making TV viewing more enjoyable. Its AllShare Play feature allows you to stream media content from other devices, so that you can enjoy watching your downloaded movies and shows on the big screen. Furthermore, the Samsung UN40EH5300 has a Wide Color Enhancer Plus feature that provides clear and vibrant natural-looking images. This amazing feature enables you to see the image color originally intended by the director of the movie you are watching.



Sony Vs Samsung LED TV: Which Is Better?

Fri, 09 Aug 2013 09:35:36 -0500

When shopping for a new LED TV for your home, have you ever experienced the difficult task of making a choice between a Sony LED TV and a Samsung LED TV? Sony and Samsung are two of the currently leading manufacturers of LED TV in the world. Both companies have developed their own technologies to offer the latest innovations in LED TVs. The Sony vs. Samsung LED TV battle has continued for many years, forcing Sony and Samsung to add more enticing features in their LED TVs for attracting customers.



Samsung UN32EH4003 Review: A Satisfying Viewing Experience

Thu, 08 Aug 2013 14:34:11 -0500

A Led TV that shows a satisfying quality of a viewing experience is Samsung UN32EH4003 32-Inch 720p 60 Hz LED HDTV (Black). It displays great picture quality and undistorted images of a fast-moving scene. Also, it can be watched from different angles in a room.



Samsung UN32EH5300 Review: More Than Just a Viewing Experience

Thu, 08 Aug 2013 14:23:11 -0500

Among the wide array of Led TV is Samsung UN32EH5300 32-Inch 1080p 60 Hz LED HDTV (Black). More than the usual viewing experience, this Samsung Smart HDTV offers a collection of features not found in an ordinary Led TV. It allows watching favorites, sharing pictures and videos and on-line interaction all at the same time. Plus, it can be a work-out and learning buddy.



LCD Vs. LED TV: What's The Difference Between The Two?

Tue, 06 Aug 2013 08:16:51 -0500

LCD TV and LED TV are innovative TV products that have become popular among people wanting a different and thrilling TV experience. With their big screens, high-resolution picture quality and thin body design, LCD and LED TVs have attracted movie buffs, sports fans, kids, and tech enthusiasts. Selecting LCD vs. LED TV may be confusing and difficult. This LCD vs. LED TV battle has led a lot of TV manufacturers to develop different technologies to provide the best TV with the highest resolution possible. It would be best to know the difference between the two to make the tough TV selection process more tolerable.



What Is An AV Receiver?

Mon, 22 Jul 2013 10:35:06 -0500

AV receivers are the heart and a key component of good home theater system. You can't think a home theater without this surround system equipment.



Enjoy Quality Entertainment At Home By Getting A Home Theater System Installed

Mon, 15 Jul 2013 15:34:30 -0500

Great sound and high definition visuals on the big screen - isn't this what makes going to the theater much more enjoyable than watching the plain old television at home? For years, people went out to the cinema if they wanted to have the full pleasure of movie-watching and thought that it was impossible for one to get the same audio-video experience while lounging in pajamas within the familiar and cozy confines of one's home.



TV Frame Buying Guide

Tue, 09 Jul 2013 16:12:32 -0500

TV Frames for flat-panel televisions are a popular and exciting new home decor idea. There are many vendors, price-points, and styles. This guide will help you navigate the options and styles available, while considering important features such as materials, ventilation, mounting, IR repeaters, and concealment of the border of the TV.



Benefits of Using Subwoofers

Fri, 14 Jun 2013 09:27:51 -0500

A subwoofer is basically dedicated low-frequency speaker, usually self-amplified, that fills in the deep, rich bass that is missing from most main speakers. Subwoofers are specialized, and don't reproduce midrange or high frequencies. They are designed to reproduce the deepest notes in the musical spectrum, and low frequency energy provided by home theater soundtracks



Say Goodbye to Overpriced Movie Tickets and Hello to a Home Theater

Mon, 10 Jun 2013 10:32:59 -0500

Audio is a crucial component of the movie watching experience, and it's significantly impeded when you are only using the speakers that are connected to your television. Fortunately, there are home audio solutions that don't involve cluttering up your house with a bunch of speakers. Home theater and home audio professionals can work within your budget to create an arrangement that is seamlessly integrated into your lifestyle and your decor -- that means no cluttered cables or clunky speakers.



How to Mount Your TV

Fri, 07 Jun 2013 13:48:29 -0500

An article about how to successfully install a TV set in your home. If offers some useful steps that will help you with the process.



4 Reasons Why Your Air Conditioner May Need Repair

Tue, 28 May 2013 10:24:20 -0500

There are many reasons why your air conditioner might not work but most problems come down to a handful of issues. Having a non-functioning air conditioner during the hot summer months can be a big hassle.



Take Control of Your 21st Century Home With a Home Automation System

Wed, 15 May 2013 08:40:02 -0500

Embracing your many automated services in the home with a modern home automation system. It's not all as James Bond as you might think!



Home Automation: A Smart Investment For Your Family and Home

Tue, 14 May 2013 10:45:33 -0500

When you hear the term "Home Automation", you might easily think that such a thing is only viable for people with modern looking houses and lots of money. What you might not realize is, as long as you have the major components for home automation and a little knowledge about wiring and computers, you can actually automate your home.



How to Get Cinema Sound Quality in Your Living Room

Thu, 09 May 2013 09:22:02 -0500

Would you like to get the best sound out of your TV or audio system without investing in expensive new equipment? This is a non-technical article that will explain how small changes to your living room set-up can really improve your listening experience and maximise movie enjoyment in your own home.



More on Noise Through a Party Wall and Flanking Noise

Thu, 02 May 2013 12:59:37 -0500

As I have mentioned before, noise though party walls takes different forms and those which are loud are anti-social noise that can only be addressed by outside authorities. From now on we will talk about normal levels of noise such as talking that should not be heard during the daytime. Assuming it is normal levels of noise that have to be addressed we have to also think about flanking noise.



The Samsung UN65F8000 LED High Definition TV Review

Wed, 24 Apr 2013 11:02:37 -0500

The Samsung UN65F8000 is a new 65 inch slim flat panel TV that offers a variety of consumer rich features including smart options and 3D viewing. This television has been receiving consumer and market buzz because it delivers a heightened entertainment and viewing experience with a cinematic feel. With smart apps and features for everyone in the family to enjoy the UN65F8000 by Samsung offers a solid value proposition to consumers.



Are a Freeview Box and Aerial Installation Right for Your Home?

Thu, 18 Apr 2013 08:52:17 -0500

With the digital switchover, Freeview has been a mainstream player in the TV package for a number of years. With no monthly subscription fee and a choice of 50 channels from which to choose, a Freeview box and an effective aerial installation service give millions of UK households an affordable way to watch TV. Freeview offers a range of entertainment, drama, news and shopping channels and new channels continue to be added.