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November 26, 2020
Can You Play Audio Through AUX and Bluetooth at the Same Time?

Sometimes you might want to listen to the same music through auxiliary speakers and your Bluetooth device at the same time. Unfortunately, it’s not as simple as pressing the play button on both devices. Chances are if you’ve tried it, the sound is only emitted from one or the other. So, is it even possible […]

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November 26, 2020
7 Best Soundbars with HDMI eARC: The Best of the Best!

As the years pass, more and more incredible new home audio standards propagate out into the world, and eARC is finally at a place where it’s reasonable to expect this feature. If you’re ready to get a premium soundbar including eARC, you’re in a spot where you have the opportunity to future proof your system […]

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November 3, 2020
Components of a Home Theater System - How A Home Theater Works

There are many different pieces to a home theater system and it can be a little overwhelming at first glance, but that's why we're here! There's the display, receiver, speakers, media devices, lighting, and many more things to take into consideration. This article will explain, in general, about each component of a Home Theater system. […]

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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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October 6, 2020
How To Add Bluetooth To Any TV!

Wireless headphones and mobile devices are incredibly user-friendly due to their portability and convenience, as well as their lack of cables and wires which can often be a nuisance. If you do want to connect your devices to your TV, you just have to make sure your television actually has Bluetooth capability. Not all TVs […]

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September 28, 2020
8 Best Soundbars for Big Rooms

Soundbars are a fantastic tool for pumping a lot of sound into a room without having to fuss with a huge surround sound speaker system. They minimize the number of wires you have to deal with, hardware you have to mount, etc. - and many of the newer fancier models do so in style. If […]

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September 21, 2020
Projectors vs Mini Projectors: Everything You Need to Know

There are many projector models that serve different functions. Choosing the right one can be a daunting task due to confusing marketing and similar product-types and titles. Many users have questions about the differences between important devices. One such question revolves around the differences between projectors and mini-projectors. The primary difference between projectors and mini […]

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September 21, 2020
Can You Use a Projector at an Angle?

Sometimes there are ceiling fans, lighting fixtures, or other ceiling features that prevent plancing your projector on the centerline of the screen. This isn't automatically a dealbreaker, though installing a projector off-center of the screen, at an angle, does have some complications. Can a projector be used at an angle? If the projector is angled […]

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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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September 20, 2020
Can You Power a Fire TV Stick with a TV's USB Port?

The Fire TV Stick 4k is an impressive piece of technology, allowing you to simplify your home theater setup by avoiding large, bulky set-top boxes. But many are annoyed to find out that it still needs to be plugged into the included AC adapter, requiring a cord draped from the TV to the wall. But […]

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