Understanding the DVI Connector and Video Cable

If you are looking for a new video cable for your )older) computer, then you must understand how DVI connectors work. There are two types of signals: digital and analog. Incompatible signal types mean the video cable you choose can’t connect digital devices to analog ones. To get a good deal of information on DVI…

How to Wire Your AV System

If you’re like most people, your home entertainment system is one of the essential parts of your life. After all, what’s the point of having a big screen TV if you can’t watch your favorite movies and shows in surround sound? But if you’re not an experienced AV technician, wiring your system can seem like…

What is a Coaxial Digital Audio Cable?

A good coaxial digital audio cable is a must-have for anyone who’s ever had to deal with the frustration of chopped-up audio or video. Also known as a SPDIF cable, this type of cable is designed to carry digital audio signals between devices like a TV and a sound system. Unlike regular analog audio cables,…

How to Connect Speaker Wire & Spot the Connectors

Do you want to install some new speakers but don’t know how to connect the speaker wire? Or maybe you’ve spotted some connectors on your speaker wire but you’re not sure what they are for? In either case, this blog post is for you! We will walk you through the process of connecting your speaker…

TV Refresh Rates – Is the Highest Always the Best?

TV refresh rates have been a hot topic lately, with manufacturers touting higher and higher numbers. But is the highest always the best? There’s no denying that a high refresh rate can make a difference, especially in fast-paced action scenes. A higher refresh rate means that each image is on screen for a shorter amount…

How to Measure a TV Screen the Right Way

How to Measure a TV Screen is an easy activity that can help you choose the right screen size for watching movies or sports games. Knowing how big a screen will be, you can also figure out what kind of housing you can get. Start at the TV’s edge, preferably the plastic frame to measure…

TV Viewing Distance – What’s the Best Size TV to Buy?

The field of view of a TV refers to how much of the display the viewer will see when seated at certain distances. The field of view in a theater is quite large, so you’ll probably need to sit quite far from your television to see the screen. TV Viewing Distance – What’s the Best…

Optical Digital Audio Cables

In the world of audio, there are two main types of cables: digital and analog. Analog cables are the traditional type, using an electrical signal to carry the sound. Digital cables, on the other hand, use a light signal to carry the sound. Optical digital audio cables are one type of digital cable with advantages…

Where can I put Subwoofers in Soundbars? Subwoofer Placement

If you’re familiar with home theater, you’ve probably heard the term “sweet spot.” This is a reference to the optimal location for a speaker that is designed for accurate sound reproduction. In other words, the sweet spot is usually a small area in your room that offers the perfect acoustics for those speakers. If you…

VGA Connector: What is a VGA Cable & Port?

A VGA connector is a cable and port used to connect a computer to a display device, such as a monitor or projector. VGA stands for Video Graphics Array, and the connector is also sometimes known as a D-Sub 15 connector. The VGA connector consists of 15 pins arranged in 3 rows and is used…