February 4, 2019
Do You Need a Preamp for a Home Theater?

When it comes to setting up a great home theater system in your home, the electronics world can appear overwhelming. If you are like me, all the various technical components and specifications can become confusing. In my search for the best home theater system, I repeatedly came across the word “preamplifier”, or “preamp” for short. […]

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January 15, 2019
What Is A Home Theater In A Box? And Is It Worth It?

I do not know about you, but my den is the most lived in room in my house. Gathering with family and friends to watch movies, catching up on the latest Netflix series, and having a romantic night in typically all takes place in my den. True, we could all gather at the theaters, but […]

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January 3, 2019
Is a Receiver the Same as an Amplifier? Receivers vs Amplifiers

So you’ve decided to set up your own home theater system, and now you’ve come to a bump in the road. “Do I need an amplifier or a receiver? Aren’t they the same thing?” It’s not a surprise that this is a confusing topic, as these terms are thrown around pretty interchangeably. But there is […]

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August 16, 2018
Can you Connect a Soundbar to a Receiver?

Soundbars are typically sold as an all-in-one unit, meaning it contains one or more amplifiers, drivers for multiple speakers, and processes the incoming signals on its own. This is an active soundbar. It is uncommon to connect an active soundbar to a receiver, but it is still possible! So let's dive a little deeper into […]

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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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