July 5, 2021
3 Best Projectors to Use During the Day

Projectors can be tricky to get right, and especially when it comes to brightness and daytime use projectors can really start to show their weaknesses. Bright light can lead to washed-out/dim projector images, but you can get projectors that work well during the day, indoors and out. For good projector performance in daylight (either fully […]

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April 9, 2021
Can You Use Just One Sonos Speaker

Sonos speakers are known for not only producing amazing sound but also for being incredibly convenient and easy to install. The intelligent speakers also respond to voice commands, making them a breeze to use. While having multiple speakers throughout the home is great, what if you only wanted a speaker in a single room? Is […]

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April 3, 2021
Samsung The Serif TV Review: The Best Second Television You Can Buy

If you’re in the market for a new TV, it can be striking just how similar all the options are. Whether you’re walking into a traditional brick-and-mortar store and confronted with a wall of basically-similar panels, or scrolling through Amazon listings for seemingly identical rectangles, it can be hard to find enough differentiating factors to […]

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December 10, 2020
Samsung HW-Q950T Soundbar Review: eARC, Dolby Atmos, and More!

If you're ready to stop planning a big elaborate stereo system and just want 9.1.4 channels that work out of the box, there aren't that many options on the market. The HW-Q950T, from Samsung, tries to deliver on that promise, and in our review we'll cover all the questions you're asking about this unit, and […]

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December 10, 2020
In-Ceiling Speaker Sizing Guide: What Size Should You Get?

In-ceiling speakers are a popular choice for home theater aficionados. Not only do they help to reduce your speaker setup's footprint, but they also help provide a more even overhead listening experience. However, in-ceiling speakers will require a more thorough installation process. This means it is even more important that you select the right one […]

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November 26, 2020
7 Best Soundbars with HDMI eARC: The Best of the Best!

As the years pass, more and more incredible new home audio standards propagate out into the world, and eARC is finally at a place where it’s reasonable to expect this feature. If you’re ready to get a premium soundbar including eARC, you’re in a spot where you have the opportunity to future proof your system […]

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September 28, 2020
8 Best Soundbars for Big Rooms

Soundbars are a fantastic tool for pumping a lot of sound into a room without having to fuss with a huge surround sound speaker system. They minimize the number of wires you have to deal with, hardware you have to mount, etc. - and many of the newer fancier models do so in style. If […]

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September 21, 2020
Projectors vs Mini Projectors: Everything You Need to Know

There are many projector models that serve different functions. Choosing the right one can be a daunting task due to confusing marketing and similar product-types and titles. Many users have questions about the differences between important devices, including whether TVs or projectors are better (my thoughts on this, in case you're wondering). One such question […]

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September 6, 2020
Best Alternatives to the Sonos Five and Play:5

Nothing says premium home audio quite like Sonos, but if you're in the market for the Sonos Play:5 (or the slightly refreshed "Sonos Five"), you may be wondering what the rest of the wireless home speaker system is looking like right now. For this amount of money, it's worth considering what else is out there. […]

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August 25, 2020
Sonos Amp vs Yamaha WXA-50: Which is Better?

Adding an amp to your system can be a great way to get music from non-streaming sources into your wireless speakers, and also to get streaming music out to non-wireless speakers. But in the amp game, it's hard to know what features you need and how two units like the Sonos Amp and the Yamaha […]

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Hi! I’m Jonah. I grew up addicted to different electronics. I began working for an Audio/Video installation company years ago and realized my passion for Home Theaters! The Home Theater DIY is a place for me to share my different findings and experiences about home theaters and home electronics. For more information, check out my about me page!

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