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June 21, 2021
2021 Prime Day Deals!

There are always a ton of great deals on Amazon Prime Day! From standard household items to different types of electronics. Here are some of the great Prime Day Deals that I think are completely worth it! Jump to a Section: Soundbars Budget Mid-Tier High-End Televisions Budget and Mid-Tier High-End Amazon Devices Projectors Other Great […]

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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 Use a Remote to Control a Sonos Soundbar?

If you have a Sonos sound system, you may have already wondered if you can connect a universal remote to control it. Fortunately, this is something that Sonos has already provided a solution for. So if you have a Sonos system and don’t want to reach for the app every time you want to change […]

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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 22, 2021
6 Reasons You Shouldn't Mount a TV Over a Fireplace

If you have space over your fireplace, you might look at the area and think you should mount a TV there. While it may seem like a great idea, there are some reasons why you shouldn’t. Depending on the type of fireplace you have, you could be risking damage to your electronics, damage that can’t […]

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May 21, 2021
Can You Pair Headphones To A Soundbar?

You get great audio from your soundbar but sometimes you don’t want everyone listening to what you've got on the TV. Whether it’s late at night or during the day, there are times when you don’t want to disturb others. Turning the volume down and relying on closed captions is an option, though not the […]

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May 9, 2021
Can the HomePod be Used as a Soundbar?

The Homepod is Apple’s answer to the growing demand for high-quality smart speakers, but can it replace a soundbar? The question may seem like a simple one, but the Homepod’s connectivity makes this easier said than done. The device delivers room-filling sound, but it falls short when it comes to using it with a TV. […]

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May 9, 2021
Are Surge Protectors Really Necessary for All Electronics?

You have a lot of money invested in your electronic devices and it makes sense to protect them; one thing to worry about is power surges. Purchasing insurance from the device’s manufacturer is an option (and it’s one you should consider) however, surge protectors are really good at protecting from this potential hazard. You can […]

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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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May 3, 2021
Can You Use An HDMI Splitter On A Fire TV Stick?

If you're a veteran in the field of home theater systems, you know that it seems like you never have enough HDMI ports on your TV. You have your cable box, DVD player, gaming console, and a Fire TV Stick is just another addition. So, how would one go about connecting a Fire TV Stick? […]

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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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