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  1. Protect your instruments & equipment


    Although you may not think about them often, the cases used to carry your instruments or equipment is one of the most important accessories you need. Many instruments come with their own case, but over time they do get bashed around and take the brunt of everyday use. A good case will protect your equipment from impact, shock and weather and look good at the same time.

    Selby carry a range of quality cases for acoustic guitars, electric guitars, classical guitars and rack mounted equipment.

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  2. Hide your gear with an IR extender kit

    As we adopt numerous pieces of technology in our homes, our entertainment areas accumulate a wide variety of devices. It’s not uncommon to have more than a few boxes such as your DVD player, bluray, CD, amplifier and more stacked near the television or on shelves in entertainment units below the TV, which can become messy  and unattractive.

    It’s easy to achieve an uncluttered look where all you can see is your flat screen TV mounted neatly on the wall using an Infrared Repeater (IR) Kit. An IR kit is a simple wired system which will allow you to control all your entertainment components from behind a wall or cabinet doors.

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  3. What is a VESA mount?



    You’ve probably heard the term “VESA” before in regard to televisions, but perhaps its’ meaning has got you stumped! Introduced in 1997, the VESA mount interface, is a standard defined by the international standards bodyVideo Electronics Standards Association” for mounting flat panel monitors, TVs, and other displays, stands or wall mounts.It is common on most modern flat-panel monitors and TVs. The standard specifies wall mount screw hole spacing, screw hole depth and screw thread size.

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  4. Cloud Atlas - Out now in cinemas

    Written, produced and directed by Lana and Andy Wachowski of “The Matrix” fame together with Tom Tykwer, Cloud Atlas is a rollercoaster through time, weaving multi-generational stories in a potentially tricky to follow action packed romance. Starring Halle Berry, Tom Hanks, Susan Sarandon and notorious scene stealer, Australia’s Hugo Weaving, Cloud Atlas is set to play with your mind as you piece together the emotional lives of the characters that appear as different incarnations of themselves over centuries.

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  5. What is DVI?



    At the back of our devices are often many inputs of varying shapes and sizes. You may know what they all are or you may not. You may even think they all have to be filled to make your device work. Not so! The variety of input options is to give you choice. Because everyone has different pieces of equipment of varying age and ability that need to be connected to even more pieces of equipment, there is not one solution or input that is universal.

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  6. Multiple monitor desk stands

    Just like something straight out of Minority Report, you too can have this awesome setup in your home or office.

    Available in various configurations, having your monitor up and off the desk not only makes it more comfortable to view, but with many of us using multiple screens, it frees up valuable desk space.

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  7. Why mount your speakers?

    Are your speakers just hanging around the floor tripping you up? Sometimes you just forget they’re there. Instead of running the risk of putting your foot through your tweeter, you should consider wall mounting your speakers. Obviously it’s not suitable for your large, tall floor speakers, but your smaller rear speakers can not only feel safer, but will reward you with better sound performance.

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  8. Pro Audio - Leads & Adapters

    Guitar cables (leads) are the main cables which connect your electric guitar to your amplifier. They can also be used to connect other audio equipment such as your pedal board, keyboards, mixers, bass amps etc. Constructed with single-conductor audio cable (coaxial), these shielded leads are often referred to as “ ¼ inch instrument cables”.

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  9. How Infrared (IR) devices work

    Sometimes we take for granted that things “just work”. The technology is there, and you don’t care how it works. Sometimes curiosity gets the better of us, and we want to know “How” or “Why?” You may be familiar with scientific and medical applications, as well as the use of infrared in night vision goggles. We thought it was time for a simple explanation of “Infrared” technology, and how it’s alive in your home.

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  10. Media servers explained


    You may have heard the term “media server” thrown around a lot lately. You may already have one, or you may be feeling a little behind the eight ball when it comes to the current tech trends. Don’t worry, because we thought that this week we would give you the basics on what a media server is, and how you might find one useful.

    The term “media server” is vague and can take many different forms, so we are going to describe the type of device you would most probably use in a home environment.

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