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August 18, 2020
How to Connect a Roku Stick to a Projector

Using a Roku Stick with a projector is a great alternative to getting a Roku smart TV. With the Roku Streaming Stick+, you can get 4K picture, making Roku a great option to pair with a projector. You can connect a Roku Stick directly to a projector, but to get the sound to a soundbar […]

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August 18, 2020
How to Connect an iPhone to an A/V Receiver

Smartphones have become all-in-one entertainment center for video, audio, and more. While our smartphones can do seemingly anything like controlling our TVs (our tutorial), for example, the audio sometimes just doesn’t cut it. If you’ve been wondering how to connect your smartphone to your home theater system, there are several simple ways to achieve this. […]

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August 18, 2020
Can You Use In-Ceiling Speakers In The Wall?

Are you looking to use your in-ceiling speakers in the wall, instead of in the ceiling? Since they serve similar purposes and are built similarly, you may be wondering if they are interchangeable. Can you use in-ceiling speakers in the wall? Yes, in-ceiling speakers are able to be used in the wall, and they will […]

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August 17, 2020
Should a Wall Mounted TV be Tilted?

If you're wondering if your equipment is correctly installed and adjusted, or curious if you should invest in a new, more versatile mount, there are a few major factors when determining whether or not to tilt a TV. Mounts with at least some versatility and adjustment are becoming a standard product on the market, but […]

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August 17, 2020
Best Alternatives to the Sonos One

The Sonos One is a great speaker that offers entry into the Sonos ecosystem, the current gold standard of home audio systems. But, maybe due to the price of the Sonos speaker system, you might wonder what the alternatives to the Sonos One are. Some of the best alternatives include: Amazon Echo Plus Denon HEOS […]

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August 12, 2020
Sonos Connect vs Sonos Port: What's the Difference?

If you’re trying to integrate several rooms, or maybe even a whole house, into one unified audio system, then Sonos is one of the best options. But to do it right, you need some extra hardware to connect your various “zones”. Sonos sells two products that fill this need: the Sonos Connect and the Sonos […]

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August 12, 2020
Can You Put a Soundbar in a Cabinet?

There are many different places you can put your soundbar, and some locations sound and work better than others. In fact, you can even use a soundbar without a TV (our tutorial), proving just how useful a soundbar can be. If you have a TV/entertainment cabinet, you may be wondering if placing a soundbar in […]

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August 10, 2020
Can a 4K Fire TV Stick Work on a Non-4K TV?

Are you thinking about purchasing a 4K Fire TV Stick, or did you just purchase one recently? Whether you're having trouble deciding which TV to pair it with or you're not sure if it's right for your TV setup, you may be wondering if a 4K Fire TV Stick can work well with a non-4K […]

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August 2, 2020
Yamaha WXA-50 vs. WXC-50: What’s the Difference?

Sure the Yamaha WXA-50 and WXC-50 are both in Yamaha’s MusicCast line and they send sound to speakers. But that’s about as far as their similarities go. Try to substitute one for the other, and you could blow out your speakers or simply get no sound from them. Knowing the difference is important if you […]

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July 25, 2020
The Sonos Connect Amp: What it Does and How it Works

If you already have a Sonos home audio system, or even if you’re just starting to consider dipping your toe in, the Sonos Connect Amp is a tool you’ll want to consider. For larger homes, it can help you manage sound “zones” in an easy and streamlined way. And if you don’t have any Sonos […]

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