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 2, 2020
What Is HDR (High Dynamic Range) and Is It Important?

There have been many advances in video quality in recent years, but High Dynamic Range (HDR) might be the most exciting. Where technologies like Ultra-HD can give you a more precise picture, and where resolution drives up the number of pixels used for an image, HDR uses this existing hardware to make images more vivid […]

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March 24, 2020
How to Control a Soundbar With a TV Remote

If you recently got a soundbar, or you're simply wanting to streamline your current soundbar/TV connection, controlling both your TV and soundbar with one remote is ideal. Luckily, there is a way to avoid fiddling with multiple remotes and simplify your whole entertainment system. How to control a soundbar with a TV remote: Find the […]

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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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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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