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 plancing 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, 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. So how do you connect your iPhone to […]

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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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July 17, 2020
How to Use Your Phone as a TV Remote

As you add home theater devices, you will likely experience an increase in remote controls as well. To help minimize the mess and confusion, several developers have created apps that give you full control over your TV from your smartphone. It's not exactly clear how all these apps work though. To connect your TV to […]

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July 17, 2020
How to Add Bluetooth to an A/V or Stereo Receiver

If you're pursuing an entirely wireless home theater (our guide), you'll probably consider adding Bluetooth to your receiver at some point. There are a lot of different Bluetooth receivers on the market. Not all of them are intended for home theater sound, so you need to know what you are looking for before you hit […]

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July 16, 2020
How to Protect Outside Speakers

Outdoor speakers are a great addition to any space. However, you can’t just set the speakers up and forget about them. Outdoor speakers need to be maintained and they also require protection. To protect outside speakers: Keep them away from sunlight and water Cover them during bad weather, when it’s not practical to bring them […]

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