1. High-End vs Low-End HDMI Cables

    You've probably heard claims about high performance HDMI cables, and seen cables that cost upwards of $500. You've also probably heard that high performance cables are a myth, and all HDMI cables work the same.

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  2. Get the Best Bang For Your Buck With These 3 Audio-Technica Gaming Headphones

    Having a high quality pair of headphones is essential to getting the most out of your gaming experience. It gives you better immersion in your games and helps you accurately locate sounds within the game. In addition to that, having a comfortable headset is a blessing that can't be understated. There's nothing worse than having a headache or earache after a few hours of gaming because of your headphones.

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  3. Corner TV Mounting Brackets

    Before purchasing a corner TV mounting bracket, please check the following information to make sure the TV will fit in the intended location.

    • Make sure the TV hole mounting pattern/VESA pattern measurements are cross referenced with the information in the bracket listing.

    • Check that the weight of the TV is less than the maximum capacity in the bracket listing.

    • If mounting the wall plate deep into a corner, please check the maximum length of the bracket arm (measurement on our listing), and cross reference this with the width of the TV. This is to ensure the TV will fit within the corner and the bracket arm will be long enough to accommodate.

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  4. Turntable Positioning: Yes, It Matters

    If you know anything about record players, you know that they are sensitive pieces of equipment. If you want to keep your turntable and your records in good condition to avoid any imperfections in the sound, you've got to keep them tidy and clean. Regular needle maintenance is important, and failing to maintain these components of your turntable can damage the grooves of your records. So, it probably isn't surprising to hear that the placement and positioning of your turntable can impact sound quality as well.

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  5. Adding a Subwoofer to Your PA System

    As with any home speaker system, there can be benefits to adding a subwoofer to a PA system. A subwoofer is a speaker specifically designed to reproduce low frequencies, typically ranging from 30 Hz to 150 Hz. Standard PA speakers can reproduce a wide range of frequencies, but just as with classic bookshelf or floorstanding speakers, they can be augmented with a subwoofer.

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  6. What is Dynamic Range?

    If you've read about music production or hi-fi gear, you've probably heard the term dynamic range. It's an important term used in a variety of music-related topics, from instrumentation to audio playback equipment. But, what does dynamic range mean and why is it important in the world of audio?

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  7. Anthem AVM90 vs AVM70 Processors: Review and Comparison

    Anthem is one of the most beloved and esteemed audio equipment brands today, leading the herd in top-of-the-line audio processing and amplification at accessible prices. Their AVM processor series is considered one of the best in the industry in terms of balancing performance and affordability, offering the latest technology and powerful processing capabilities without completely emptying your wallet.

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  8. Should I Get a Projector Instead of a TV?

    If you're in the market for a new screen, you may have wondered if you should get a projector instead of another TV. Perhaps you're interested in a more authentic home theatre experience, and you've heard that projectors are the only way to go. Or, you just think projectors are neat, and you have images of a giant projection spanning the entire wall in your mind. That must be a cheaper way to get to the big screen, right?

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  9. Yes, Vinyl Is Making a Comeback

    The development of the record player dates all the way back to 1877, but vinyl as we know it truly became widely used in popular culture in the 1960s and 70s. It started to fade out moving into the 80s, as the Compact Disc rose in popularity. In the 21st century, MP3 players quickly took over, and soon came smartphones, wireless streaming, Bluetooth headphones, and many other gadgets that more or less rendered technology like turntables obsolete.

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  10. The Evolution of Home Cinema

    Watching films at home today may seem like a simple convenience. Nowadays home entertainment has become an essential part of our everyday lives, and having the ability to watch movies in high definition in the comfort of our living rooms is a luxury that most of us take for granted. Home cinema has become so popular that feature films are now being released on streaming services at the same time as their debut in theatres. This rise in popularity is certainly due to changes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as technological advancements. The feats achievable by modern technology continue to amaze us, as many high-tech home theatres now have become indistinguishable from the real thing in terms of audio and visual quality.

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