August 12, 2020
Sonos Connect vs Sonos Port: What's the Difference?

If you’re trying to integrate several rooms, or maybe even a whole house, into one unified audio system, then Sonos is one of the best options. But to do it right, you need some extra hardware to connect your various “zones”. Sonos sells two products that fill this need: the Sonos Connect and the Sonos […]

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August 2, 2020
Yamaha WXA-50 vs. WXC-50: What’s the Difference?

Sure the Yamaha WXA-50 and WXC-50 are both in Yamaha’s MusicCast line and they send sound to speakers. But that’s about as far as their similarities go. Try to substitute one for the other, and you could blow out your speakers or simply get no sound from them. Knowing the difference is important if you […]

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July 24, 2020
5 Best Alternatives to Sonos Arc Surround System

With the Sonos Arc, Sonos has solidified itself as the soundbar king. And with the way that the Sonos ecosystem works that also means it is now closing in on the title of surround-sound king as well. The Dolby Atmos equipped Arc can, paired with a few other Sonos speakers, make a great Sonos surround-sound […]

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July 7, 2020
In-Ceiling vs In-Wall Speakers - Which is Best for You?

When you’re upgrading your surround sound, in-ceiling and in-wall speakers are both great choices. They allow you to create a one-of-a-kind, room-flooding surround sound experience in a single room or even in multiple rooms. But after you see the price, you be wondering if one or the other (in-ceiling vs. in-wall) is better, and will […]

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June 17, 2020
Outdoor TV Cabinet vs Outdoor TV

Do you love spending time outdoors? Would you like to use your regular TV outside (our guide)? If you're considering adding a TV to your outdoor living space, you may be wondering which is better, an outdoor TV cabinet, or an outdoor TV? An outdoor TV cabinet is an enclosure that keeps your TV safe […]

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June 17, 2020
Using a Projector Outside During the Day

When the weather is warm, everything shifts outside, even entertainment. Whether you want to have a movie with the kids or you're planning a moonlit date night, a projector is a great way to bring the big screen outside. But what if you want to use it outside during the day? To use a projector […]

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May 30, 2020
4 Best Insulation Materials for Acoustic Panels

Acoustic panels can do a lot to increase the sound quality of your space. If you understand how they work, and how effective they can be (out guides), then you'll be happy to learn that making them yourself allows you to design them around your unique requirements while saving a good amount of money. However, […]

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May 14, 2020
Acoustic Panel Sizing Guide - How Big Should They Be?

If you’ve made the commitment to get the most out of your speaker system, then you know you’re going to need acoustic panels. But figuring out all the details can be intimidating. You might be considering making your own panels, or buying them ready-made, but what about the size of the panels themselves? Although the […]

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May 1, 2020
Bose Soundbar 700 vs SoundTouch 300

Do you love Bose? Are you trying to decide between two of its top-quality soundbars, the Bose Soundbar 700 and the Bose SoundTouch 300? Both are well-designed and highly rated, so it's easy to see why these are two of your top picks. But how are they different? The Bose Soundbar 700 is the newer […]

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April 30, 2020
Soundbar vs Soundbase: Which is Best for You?

Are you ready to take your TV's sound to the next level? When you purchase a flat-screen TV, no matter how good the video quality is, if you're still relying on the built-in speakers the sound quality will not be very good. A soundbar or sound base is a great way to improve your sound […]

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