March 20, 2020
How to Mount a TV - Step by Step with Pictures!

Ready to mount your TV but uncertain about the process? Mounting a TV is a simple, straightforward task that is done with minimal tools and in a short amount of time. If you do it right, you will never need to worry about your TV being insecure on its mount. What are the simple steps […]

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March 20, 2020
HDMI Switches: What Are They and Are They Useful?

An HDMI switch allows you to feed multiple HDMI sources - whether mini, micro, or standard (our guide on the differences) - to a single output. It will allow you to select between the input channels and will likely come with a remote control. HDMI switches are a great way to enable older equipment with […]

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March 19, 2020
Can You Use a Soundbar and TV Speakers At the Same Time?

TV speakers tend to be subpar. Even at full volume, your TV speakers likely leave a lot to be desired. Whispered dialogue remains hard to hear followed by loud explosions that vibrate and sound muddy. Today’s soundbars are much improved. As a centralized speaker unit, the soundbar is often the first piece of equipment installed […]

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July 7, 2019
How to Connect a Soundbar to a TV Using Bluetooth

So you’re thinking of ditching that tangle of wires and connecting your soundbar to your TV with Bluetooth. You haven’t used Bluetooth before and don’t really understand how it works. But understanding Bluetooth technology isn’t that hard once you understand the basics. You can almost always connect a soundbar to your TV with Bluetooth, even […]

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June 19, 2019
Do Soundbars Have to be the Same Brand as the TV? Must They Match?

I was recently chatting with someone about our home theater setups, and an interesting question came up. “Do you think that the brand on the soundbar should match the television brand?” he asked. My knee-jerk reaction was, “Well of course not, if they can connect why should it matter?” but after some pondering, I had […]

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June 6, 2019
TV vs Projector for Eyes: Which One Causes Less Eye Strain?

Do you suffer from eye issues? Like thousands of Americans, I do. In fact, my semi-annual eye appointment serves as a constant reminder that I need to take better care of my eyes. Over the past few years, however, I have started trying to do just that. We have all heard about the damaging effects […]

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May 3, 2019
How to Fix Lag Between a Soundbar and a TV – A Complete List of Fixes

I am a big fan of relaxing at home and enjoying modern technology. In other words, relaxing on the couch binge watching Netflix shows or playing games on my PS4 has become one of my favorite past times. As with thousands of other Americans, I invested in a Soundbar to help enhance my viewing experience. […]

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February 13, 2019
Projector vs TV: Which is Better for You?

The last time I was walking by the wall of TVs at the back of the local Best Buy, I noticed something interesting about the prices. There seems to be a break between the low and the high points, big break. 42”, even 55” panels that used to go for the better part of a […]

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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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