April 9, 2021
Can You Put a Subwoofer Behind You?

Beginners to audio know there are many subtle nuances to how sound travels across space, whether the space is large, small, wide, or long. How you set up speakers, for example, makes a big difference. The placement of speakers is crucial in terms of how everything will sound to the listener's ear, and a common […]

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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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July 25, 2020
Do You Need a Subwoofer with Ceiling Speakers?

Whether you already have ceiling speakers or you're looking to add them to your home entertainment center, you may be wondering if you need to add on a subwoofer, too. There are so many subwoofers on the market, and all of them can enhance and elevate your sound. Do you need a subwoofer for ceiling […]

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April 11, 2020
Can You Add A Subwoofer To A Soundbar?

Are you looking to take your sound system to the next level by adding a subwoofer? When it comes to soundbars, some are sold by themselves, and some are sold along with a subwoofer. But if you've bought a soundbar that didn't come with one, you may be wondering how to add a subwoofer to […]

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September 23, 2019
Where to Place a Subwoofer with a Soundbar: Subwoofer Placement

Whether you already have a soundbar and you're adding a subwoofer to it or you're looking to purchase a soundbar package that includes a subwoofer, it's important to know where to put it. Subwoofers add great bass and enhance low-pitched audio, which are crucial to a great sound system. Having those elements is the easy […]

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September 7, 2019
The 8 Best Powered Subwoofers for Home Use

When I first started researching how to assemble a truly great home theater system, I was surprised to find out how important a quality subwoofer actually was. If you are like me and like to immerse yourself into whatever show, movie or video game – a subwoofer helps you do so. Unlike your other speakers, […]

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September 4, 2019
Difference Between a Passive and Active Subwoofer: Which is Better?

Setting up your own home theater system is both exciting and overwhelming. After all, there are so many different components to consider. When I first started building my home theater system, I had plenty of questions. This is especially true as I learned more about the importance of a subwoofer to a home theater set […]

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June 6, 2019
Should You Put a Subwoofer on Carpet or Hard Flooring?

The audio side of a home theater setup can be intimidating. There are audio receivers to figure out, speaker placement, and you may even be considering acoustic panels for the walls or ceiling. It’s easy to forget one of the biggest surfaces and the effects it has on the soundscape: the floor. And since, more […]

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June 5, 2019
Sealed vs. Ported vs. Bass Radiator Subwoofers - Which is Best?

Setting up my home theater system was an act of love. I carefully researched and selected every single element along the way. After all, as I am sure many of you agree, a full home theater system can be a substantial investment and I did not want to waste a cent. At first, I considered […]

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January 21, 2019
How Do You Tell if a Home Theater Subwoofer Is Blown?

Subwoofers give home theaters an amazing sound. There’s nothing quite like the addition of a subwoofer or two to lift your home theater experience, but what happens when a subwoofer starts malfunctioning? Is it ruined forever? Could it possibly be fixed? How can you tell if your home theater subwoofer is blown? Subwoofers are blown […]

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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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