Continuing in our series of videos about subwoofer setup, Axiom Engineer Andrew Welker gives us an idea of what you need to know about subwoofer connections. It can be confusing – XLR, Line Level, RCA . . . what’s the right one to use?
Andrew Welker: Today we’re going to talk a little bit about connecting a subwoofer to a receiver. Connecting a subwoofer is not very difficult, particularly as most home theater receivers now have dedicated Subwoofer Outputs on them. The first thing that I want to mention is that before you make any connections it’s a good idea to make sure that the power is off to the receiver and the subwoofer. You’re not necessarily going to damage anything, but it can cause some startling bangs and noises if things are not right. Log in
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There’s something so exciting about unboxing a new home theater system. You can almost smell the popcorn in the air . . . but once you’ve got everything in your room and you have the front speakers, center channel, and surround speakers in their designated space, you’re left with the one speaker whose placement isn’t immediately obvious.
Andrew Welker, Axiom design engineer, has a beginning guide to subwoofer setup in the video below. Log in
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Surround sound is everywhere: once only available for movies and concert DVDs, it’s now being broadcast nightly on our favorite TV shows. If you’ve been resisting switching to 5- or 7.1-channel surround sound because you didn’t know how you were going to fit the speakers into your room, take heart: it’s easier than ever to get the right sound right where you want it. Here’s a step-by-step guide to follow when you install surround speakers in your home.
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We’re stationed in the anechoic chamber again, looking at Axiom’s latest amplifiers, the ADA series. Axiom’s Engineer Andrew Welker takes us through a few of the inner workings of the ADA amplifier, and what sets them apart from the rest of the amps on the market today.
Andrew: Basically today I wanted to go over a couple of points about our ADA amplifier series that differentiates us with some of the Class D (sometimes called Switching Amplifiers) that are on the market. There’s a lot of them and they all tout the same sort of high efficiency, cool running, high-power-for-small-size features. We have all of those things, because this is a Class D-based amplifier. Log in
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