June 18, 2021
Will a Sonos System Affect Wi-Fi Speeds?

Sonos speakers are the ultimate wireless speaker experience. You can connect multiple speakers throughout various rooms in your house and set up a stereo surround sound layout in a home theater. Typically Sonos speakers work seamlessly together through a mesh network setup without affecting your home WiFi speeds. However, unaffected WiFi network speeds may not […]

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June 18, 2021
Can You Pair More Than One Device to a Bluetooth Speaker?

You may have tried to pair more than one device to your Bluetooth speaker and run into issues. While the technology that drives Bluetooth is rapidly progressing, some functions are still harder to implement, at least until more advancements have been made. Additionally, some devices support multipoint pairing, and others don’t.  Bluetooth speakers using Bluetooth […]

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May 5, 2021
Do All Sonos Speakers Require Wi-Fi?

The most wonderful feature of all Sonos speakers is their ability to connect together via a mesh network. With Sonos devices, you can play audio to a single speaker, enjoy high-fidelity audio in multiple rooms of your house, or you can set up a surround sound system. With various Sonos speaker models - from units […]

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April 9, 2021
Can You Use Just One Sonos Speaker

Sonos speakers are known for not only producing amazing sound but also for being incredibly convenient and easy to install. The intelligent speakers also respond to voice commands, making them a breeze to use. While having multiple speakers throughout the home is great, what if you only wanted a speaker in a single room? Is […]

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April 8, 2021
Can Multiple Bluetooth Headphones Connect to One Device?

If you have ever tried to connect multiple Bluetooth headphones, like the Audio Technica ATH-M50xBT (on Amazon), to a single device, you may have already experienced some issues. While it is true that some devices can support this type of function, most consumer electronics will run into problems trying to connect across more than one […]

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April 8, 2021
Do Wireless Speakers Need Batteries?

If you are setting up a new speaker system for your home (our guide here), you may have come across wireless speaker setups like the Edifier R1700BT (from Amazon) and have asked yourself if they need batteries to operate. These wireless systems, have become more and more popular, especially for outdoor use, but before you […]

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January 23, 2021
Differences Between Subwoofers And Speakers: What You Need to Know

You have a pair of speakers but do you need to add subwoofers? Aren’t these components almost the same? Once connected to the receiver, audio is reproduced regardless of whether you're using just a pair of speakers or a subwoofer as well. While this is true, there are some key differences between subwoofers and regular […]

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December 10, 2020
In-Ceiling Speaker Sizing Guide: What Size Should You Get?

In-ceiling speakers are a popular choice for home theater aficionados. Not only do they help to reduce your speaker setup's footprint, but they also help provide a more even overhead listening experience. However, in-ceiling speakers will require a more thorough installation process. This means it is even more important that you select the right one […]

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October 19, 2020
Do In-Ceiling Speakers Need Power?

Once you have all the pieces for a new home theater system, setting it up for the first time can seem like an overwhelming task. One of the most important steps is determining what speakers go where and whether or not each speaker needs to be plugged into a power source. In-ceiling speakers require a […]

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September 20, 2020
Can You Blow Out a Soundbar's Speakers?

Every so often, a soundbar's output gets distorted, and listening becomes a pain. This isn't the norm, but it is the truth that many people have had to face. The culprit many times is a blown speaker.  But is it really possible to blow out a soundbar’s speakers? You can blow out a soundbar's speakers. […]

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