May 1, 2020
How to Connect a Microphone to a Soundbar - Karaoke with a Soundbar

If you’re trying to host a karaoke night powered by your home theater system, there are a few details you need to get right. Using the screen for free karaoke videos on Youtube and running the microphones through your soundbar seems like the perfect solution at first, but once you try to hook everything up […]

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April 29, 2020
Troubleshooting Common Soundbar Issues

Troubleshooting a soundbar is a difficult endeavor. Most soundbars have a minimal number of controls and no display to tell you what is wrong. Because of this, troubleshooting soundbars often means a lot of trial and error. However, knowing what to try first can save you some time. Most soundbar issues result from improper connection, […]

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April 25, 2020
Soundbar Connection and Setup Guide - Everything You Need To Know

A soundbar can be a great tool for solving lots of different problems in your home theater. They look nice upgrading the aesthetic of your space, they reduce the number of cables you need to run saving you time and effort on the install, and, depending on the model, you get all these benefits as […]

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April 24, 2020
How to Run Power to a Ceiling Mounted Projector

One thing that can instantly make a projector setup look amateur is a dangling power cable. Even when the cable has been managed to follow along with the lines of the wall and corners, there’s no getting around the fact that it’s ugly, and that no matter what you’re going to have a lot of […]

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April 22, 2020
How to Properly Clean a TV Screen - The Do’s and Don’ts

Got a dirty TV screen? Just like anything else in your house that sits and collects dust and grime, TV screens need to be cleaned regularly, too. However, with their high price tag and those delicate screens, you may wonder how to clean your TV without damaging it. To properly clean a TV screen: DO […]

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April 10, 2020
How to Tell If Projector Lamp is Dead

Projectors are an almost perfect solution for your home theater. They give you something closer to the silver-screen feel without you having to mortgage your house for what the larger Television panels cost. However, there is one issue you might run into that’s unique to projectors: reaching the end of the projector’s lamp life. To […]

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April 10, 2020
How to Mount a Soundbar to a TV

Soundbars are a great choice for a home theater. They are compact and stylish, and they are better than ever in terms of quality. When it comes to placement, they can sit on the mantle or bolt to the wall just like the TV (our guide), but why not take it to the next level […]

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April 8, 2020
How to Connect a Soundbar to a Computer

If you spend a lot of time-consuming media on your computer, you might have realized how tinny and low-quality the speakers built into monitors are. Computer speakers are one solution, but they often leave you with cables everywhere. You might be surprised to know that in a few quick steps you can connect a soundbar […]

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April 8, 2020
How to Improve a Projector's Image Quality

Projectors can be a little finicky when it comes to the first-time setup. When you’re trying to dial the image into your screen and your unique home theater setup, it can be confusing because of the sheer number of variables in play. However, by proceeding methodically and changing 1 thing at a time, you can […]

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April 5, 2020
How To Use Bluetooth Speakers With An Amazon Fire TV Stick

The Amazon Fire TV Stick is a fantastic device, enabling you to not only get your media streaming setup without any hassle but also allowing you to take that system with you anywhere there’s a screen to plug into. For a more robust home theater setup, though, you may be wondering how to free the […]

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