1. Brand New Speakers? Here’s How to Burn Them In

    So, you just got a brand-new set of hi-fi loudspeakers for your home. You open the box, set everything up, plug them in, and voila! It's the best quality audio you've ever heard in your life.


    Or is it?

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  2. Banana Plugs 101: Protect Your Speaker Cable

    You’ve probably heard of banana plugs, but not many people actually know what they are for. Banana plugs are commonly use to secure speaker cable within homemade cable systems. But are they necessary? What is the purpose of banana plugs, and how are they installed?

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  3. How to Choose a Soundbar

    Do you ever find yourself disappointed with the sound quality of your TV? Flat screen TVs simply cannot be designed to produce booming, hi-fi sound. If you want better quality sound without investing in an entire surround sound system, a soundbar may be right for you. Soundbars are a great way to take movie night to the next level; they can produce louder audio and make dialogue easier to understand. They are also one of the most cost-effective ways to get hi-fi sound and are the perfect introduction to high fidelity audio if you don’t have a speaker system. Interested in getting a soundbar? Here are the most important things to consider before making a purchase:

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  4. Mounting Your TV: What You Need to Know

    Want to mount your TV, and wondering if you can do it yourself? Well, you're in luck -- mounting a television is certainly a safe task to do yourself, as long as you follow the right procedure and know about the proper safety precautions to take.

    TV's are an expensive investment, so it's extremely important to make sure they are mounted properly. Otherwise, you could damage this valuable equipment as well as your wall, which could cost you hundreds of dollars and put someone in danger. As long as you put in the proper planning and do it the right way, mounting a TV is actually a breeze and completely safe. The first thing to consider is the type of mount that's right for your TV. Here's what you need to know about choosing a TV mount:

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