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  1. Multiple Subwoofers vs One; What are the benefits?

    Multi Sub Systems

    Why go multiple subwoofers?

    There has been a lot of discussion on AV forums about the concept of running multiple subwoofers with a bit of confusion created about the reason why.

    We all know that one friend that just loves having their big sub turned up loud and thumping throughout their house, which isn't a bad thing if you're really into your bass.
    For those looking to get the best from their home theatre or Hi-Fi set up, having multiple smaller subwoofers can be a great upgrade to consider.

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  2. Wall Mounting Your TV

     

    There are great benefits to mounting your television on the wall. Not only will you have more space in the room, but you can also avoid the expense of buying furniture just to sit your television on.

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  3. Mistakes when mounting big screens

    Mistakes when Mounting Big Screens

    As television screens get bigger and bigger, we sometimes run out of room to put them. Mounting your big screen on the wall is a great way to reclaim valuable space, to keep it safe from sticky fingers as well as mounting it in a better viewing position. Despite being pretty simple to install, there are some common mistakes that some people do which can result in a less than perfect installation.

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  4. Connecting Speaker Spades

    Connecting Speaker Spades

    Ensuring you have a solid connection between your speaker wire and its post is a key to strong, consistent sound. Depending on your preference, you may choose to use bare wire, banana plugs or spades. Although not difficult, sometimes it’s the simple things that can be tricky. Today we would like to show you how to connect a spade to your speaker wire.

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  5. 5 Steps to Clean Your TV screen

    Fingerprints, food and who knows what else always find their way onto your TV screens. When you’ve finally had enough of watching your favourite show through smudges, you know it’s time to get cleaning. In years gone by you could spray almost anything directly onto the glass screen of your television and rub it off with newspaper or a paper towel. Not any more.

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  6. Easter Projects: Extras to do the job

    Sometimes it’s easy to forget all those little extras you need to get the job done. Although just a few of the numerous items available online, we’ve made a list of the most popular items that will be used this Easter. Ensure your project is not left unfinished by planning ahead. From HDMI cables, wall plates, speaker wire, cable tool kits etc, you can find it all online from Selby.

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  7. Easter Projects: Mount your TV

    With Easter around the corner, many people see this as an opportunity to get some of those Home Renovation Projects out of the way. This involves planning and preparation to make sure you have all the gear ready to go BEFORE the Easter long weekend. This week, we want to help you start thinking about all the bits & pieces you may need to finish the task.

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  8. Easter Projects - Wiring a Banana Plug in 6 steps

    While using bare wire is a perfectly acceptable way to connect your equipment, banana plugs are simple and convenient adaptors which make it quick and easy to connect and disconnect your speaker cable with your receiver/amplifier. As well as being an easy way to connect, installing banana plugs can also improve the connections between your equipment.

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  9. How to install in-ceiling speakers

    I wanted to install some speakers in the kids upstairs “playroom”, because until now any music they wanted to listen to was from their ipods and portable stereos. Having written about our in-ceiling speakers a few times, I knew it was time I had some installed. As they were being installed, I thought that I’d just insert myself into the process and take some photos so you can see how it was done.

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  10. 6 Tips for Mounting your Flat Screen TV

    6 Tips when Mounting your Flat Screen TV

    One of the great benefits of having a slimline flat screen television is the ability to mount it on the wall. There are a couple of things you need to do before buying your bracket. You will need to know the size and weight of your television. You will also need to see what the mounting pattern at the back of your TV is as this will also determine which bracket to use. Once you have determined the size, weight and hole pattern of your television, you will need to determine the function you need from your bracket. Do you want it fixed, tiltable or full motion. (See our blog on bracket types)

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