As more and more people have started consuming their music through streaming services or files that they have either on a phone or a tablet, they often become dissatisfied by the sound quality of listening in that tiny little speaker that's built into their smartphone.
Center channel: a speaker that doesn't get much respect, but one that does a lot of heavy lifting, especially with today's soundtracks. If you're looking to improve your TV's sound, check out our latest video.
Soundbar or speaker? Which is the one to use? Now, given the fact that you're interested in the answer to that question is a great thing because it means that you're looking at improving your television sound quality.
You may have wondered why you see subwoofer corner placement in some rooms, and placement along the front wall or side wall in others. You might be wondering, what is it, why would I want to do that, and what's it gonna benefit me? What's the result?
If you watched any of our speaker setup videos that talk about placement in regular rooms, in odd-shaped rooms, toe-in, and all those other aspects of setting up your speakers, you’ve heard me refer to using certain setup or test tracks. One thing that I haven’t done is gone through some of the albums that I use when I’m setting up a pair of speakers in a new room. It’s a wide variety of different types of music.
So you've decided you want to become an audiophile or get into the audio hobby. That's a wonderful thing. But there are a lot of pitfalls particularly today where we get so much of our information online. So I'd like to share some suggestions and some things that I would recommend totally avoiding if you're just starting out with your first good audio system.
One question I’m regularly asked is, “How can I take my wired speakers and make them wireless? Or how to make speakers bluetooth?” It’s an interesting question because people can sometimes be asking two different things with a question like that.
If you’re looking for a fun way to entertain friends at home, then consider hosting a karaoke party. Forget hauling out a clunky karaoke machine and changing CDs: today’s karaoke is online and easy to do with just some mics and a connector.