3.5mm Mini Stereo Jack Cable and Connection

3.5mm Mini Stereo Jack Cable and Connection

A mini stereo jack connection is found on many AV devices. You will be very familiar with this connection type on plenty of the devices that you own – especially headphone connections on mobile devices and computer sound cards. In some circumstances, it can be a useful option for getting audio from A to B.

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How to Choose the Best Soundbar for Your Home Theater

How to choose a soundbar: home theater living room

If you want to learn how to choose a soundbar, then you’re in the right place. Let’s face it, the sound that you get from your TV speakers is pretty bad. You can’t watch a movie using your TV speakers. Well, you can. But… why? You know it can be much better than that. But

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How to Connect My Harman Kardon AVR 1600?

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Can anybody help with my connection problem? How do I connect my sat box & ps3 from my AV receiver? If it helps, I have a 1600 Harman Kardon AV receiver. Comments for How to Connect My Harman Kardon AVR 1600: Jay Firstly, and I guess it may have been a mistype, but you would

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How to Play DTS Audio on Your Sonos Beam & Arc Soundbar

How to Play DTS Audio on Your Sonos Soundbar: Close up of a soundbar speaker

Sonos soundbars are an excellent option for getting better audio from your TV. The Sonos Arc, Beam and Playbar provide excellent sound quality and many useful features for playing movies from your collection – or streaming audio and video from the Internet. However, there is one issue that has been a long-standing problem for some

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How to Set Up Surround Sound

How to Set Up Surround Sound: Easy Home Theater Install Tips - a surround sound speaker system in a room

So, you want to know how to set up surround sound and create a great home theater system? That’s excellent. There’s one thing that many people forget about when building their home entertainment systems – the sound. A good home theater sound system is fundamental to enjoying a movie – every bit as important as

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Is a Flat Screen TV Stand with Mount Right for Your Room?

Guide to Flat Screen TV Stands with Mounts

A flat screen TV stand with its own mount is a good choice for many people. They can also be known as TV mount stands or floating mount stands. This type of stand enables you to ‘hang’ your TV, similar to using a TV wall mount. But, it allows much more flexibility when it comes

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Guide to Glass Flat Screen TV Stands

Guide to Glass Flat Screen TV Stands

Glass flat panel TV stands are one of a number of different choices you have when choosing somewhere to store your home cinema system. However, it can be difficult to decide which is the best type for you to use. In my introduction to flat screen TV stands and furniture I discuss the different types

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Understanding the DVI Connector and Video Cable

Understanding the DVI Connector and Video Cable

A DVI connector can provide a high-quality picture for your home cinema components. However, it may be that there are better ways to connect your devices. Is DVI compatible with HDMI? What is DVI-I? And, can you connect a DVI output to a monitor with a VGA input? Find out more about this connection type

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