December 10, 2020
How to Control a Fire Stick With a TV Remote

A remote control can turn a TV on and off, adjust the volume up and down, and also switch between channels and inputs. In addition to having these very simple but fundamental functions, many TV remotes can also be used to control an Amazon Fire Stick, as long as you can follow a few basic […]

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December 10, 2020
How to Connect a Keyboard to a Smart TV

Your smart TV comes with an onscreen keyboard that you can control with your remote, and while it works okay when you're searching for a show by title, it can be a hassle when you’re trying to find extended content. Being able to use your keyboard would make it easier if you could connect it. […]

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December 10, 2020
How to Control a Fire TV Stick without a Remote

The Fire TV Stick (on Amazon) is an incredibly handy device. In the streaming-stick world, the other competitors can’t really compete with the backend of Amazon, which allows all the apps you want as well as direct access to Amazon’s streaming video library. The Fire TV Stick even comes with a handy remote, although you […]

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October 6, 2020
How To Add Bluetooth To Any TV!

Wireless headphones and mobile devices are incredibly user-friendly due to their portability and convenience, as well as their lack of cables and wires which can often be a nuisance. If you do want to connect your devices to your TV, you just have to make sure your television actually has Bluetooth capability. Not all TVs […]

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September 21, 2020
Can You Use a Projector at an Angle?

Sometimes there are ceiling fans, lighting fixtures, or other ceiling features that prevent placing your projector on the centerline of the screen. This isn't automatically a dealbreaker, though installing a projector off-center of the screen, at an angle, does have some complications. Can a projector be used at an angle? If the projector is angled […]

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September 10, 2020
How To Connect A Fire TV Stick To A Soundbar

The Fire TV Stick (on Amazon) is a great tool for your entertainment center. The simplicity of having everything you need in one small stick is hard to beat, but things get a little more complicated when you want to try and get the sound off the device and onto a soundbar. How to connect […]

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September 9, 2020
Can You Use a Soundbar Without a TV?

Maybe you are looking for a bit more volume from your stereo or record player, or you want that movie-quality sound even though you may be on a computer or laptop Perhaps you just need a speaker for a dance party. Whatever the reason, using your soundbar can be a quick and simple way to […]

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August 18, 2020
How to Connect a Roku Stick to a Projector

Using a Roku Stick with a projector is a great alternative to getting a Roku smart TV. With the Roku Streaming Stick+, you can get 4K picture, making Roku a great option to pair with a projector. You can connect a Roku Stick directly to a projector, but to get the sound to a soundbar […]

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August 18, 2020
How to Connect an iPhone to an A/V Receiver

Smartphones have become all-in-one entertainment center for video, audio, and more. While our smartphones can do seemingly anything like controlling our TVs (our tutorial), for example, the audio sometimes just doesn’t cut it. If you’ve been wondering how to connect your smartphone to your home theater system, there are several simple ways to achieve this. […]

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July 18, 2020
How to Connect a TV to a Receiver Without HDMI

If you want to connect your TV to a receiver, an HDMI cable is usually the way to go. If you happen to not have an HDMI jack on your TV, your receiver, or both, you may be searching for alternative ways to hook up the two devices. Luckily, there are other options than HDMI. […]

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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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