How to Connect a Subwoofer to An Old Amplifier?

Any true audiophile will tell you that there cannot be a complete sound system without a subwoofer. You can get by without having one if you only listen to some specific genres or types of music, like classical music played by a symphonic orchestra. However, the experience of listening to drum and base, for example, with and without a separate subwoofer, is an entirely different story. There is a frequency range your speakers can’t produce. But that is not all. Adding a subwoofer into the mix relieves the rest of

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How to Pair Altec Lansing Speaker?

Suppose the question above brought you to this article. In that case, there is a good chance you got one of the Altec Lansing Bluetooth family speakers, and you’re not sure what it is and how to use it. Don’t worry. We’ll help you out. It is straightforward to set it up and play the music on it. But first, let’s explain what you have and how it works to help you understand better what is going on and what to expect. What are the Altec Lansing Bluetooth speakers? As

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How to Connect a Bose Speaker to a Laptop?

Did you get yourself a brand new Bose speaker and want to connect it to your laptop? You’ve come to the right place! As you probably know, Bose came up with various models of speakers. The way to connect them depends on the type you chose. So, in order to make things as simple as possible, we will show you how to connect the most popular models of Bose speakers on the market. Moreover, some models can be connected to devices similarly. Therefore, even in case you own a different

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Is a Soundbar as Good as a Surround Sound?

Ever since surround sound systems became a popular addition to users’ homes, many people kept wondering whether a traditional soundbar is just as good of an option, just a simpler one. So, is a soundbar as good as a surround sound? Well, you will need to continue reading our article if you want to find out! Why You Should Choose a Soundbar Let’s begin with soundbars. They are a great option for everyone that prefers a simpler, sleek design. Soundbars are much less bulky than surround sound systems since most

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How to Connect Two Speakers to One Output?

Do you want to learn how to connect two speakers to one output? Are you ready to become your own handyman? We’ve prepared an easy step-by-step guide on how to connect your devices, and today we’re sharing it with you! Checking Whether You Can Connect Two Speakers to One Output So, is it possible to connect two speakers to one output? Yes, it is! That one output needs to be a regular amplifier. Therefore, your first assignment will be checking the maximum current rating of your amp. That way, you

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What Are Pre-Outs on Amplifiers and Receivers?

Have you ever wondered what are those pre-out ports on the back of your AV receiver used for? What’s their purpose? Why do you need those if you already have speaker terminals? Are there any advantages or disadvantages of using pre-outs on your amplifiers/receivers? Do we all need amplifiers and receivers with pre-outs? We have all the answers prepared for you, and you can find them in the article below. Oh, and not just that. We have also made a shortlist of the best amplifiers and receivers with pre-outs. Preamp

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How Do I Connect My Home Theater to My TV and Cable Box?

If you have just bought or are planning to buy a brand-new home theater system and you are wondering what is the best way to connect it to your TV and cable box, you have come to the right place. In this article, you will find an explanation on how to connect all the elements of a home theater system properly. We will also give you a short introduction to cable boxes, and, of course, discuss three options for connecting your HTS to your TV and cable box. A Short

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Can I Connect Speakers Directly to My TV?

Are you tired of amplifiers and receivers and want a simpler solution? Well, you can thank modern technology because there are great ways to avoid using additional devices when connecting speakers to your TV! But, can you connect all types of speakers directly to your TV? The shortest answer we can give you is no. However, there are certain groups of speakers that will allow this kind of connection. So, if you’re interested in learning about the ways to connect your speakers directly to the TV, you should definitely keep

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What is the Difference Between Analog and Digital Sound?

To answer this question, we need to break it up a bit to help you better understand what is going on. This article will explain what is sound, how it is recorded, how it is stored and how it is reproduced. It will also present key differences, benefits, and downsides between analog and digital sound. What is the sound? The sound is the vibration of the medium, in most cases the air, being picked up and interpreted by our hearing. If something is vibrating, it means creating the waves, in

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How to Connect Old Stereo Speakers to a Computer?

In 2021, having a computer has become more of a necessity than a luxury. It was a couple of decades ago. More and more things are happening online, and we all spend more time there. Either you are holding your smartphone and browsing or sitting behind the laptop or desktop. Some may like it more than others, but that is how things are nowadays. So, if you’re spending all this time in front of your computer, you might as well enjoy yourself and listen to good sounds. What are your

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How to Connect Speakers to the TV with a Speaker Wire?

You have great external speakers that you want to connect to your TV. But, they come with a speaker wire, and you have no idea how to use it. Don’t worry! In this article, we will tell you everything you need to know on how to connect speakers to the TV with a speaker wire! What is a Speaker Wire? As its name states, a speaker wire is responsible for connecting speakers to some kind of source. It has a pretty low voltage, and it’s insulated in order to prevent

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How to Connect 2.1 Speakers to PC?

Back in the day, a PC was mainly a working machine. They were made to help you with the office work. If you wanted to use it for multimedia, you had to buy a separate sound card and turn it into a professional sound system. Things progressed a bit over the years, and the sound processor got integrated into the motherboard. At this point, you could either connect a pair of small speakers to your PC or use a built-in speaker as a sound source. Oh, boy, I wish I

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How to Connect Old Receiver to New TV?

If you are someone who likes to keep around things that are working correctly and perform well for you for as long as possible, instead of throwing them out every time the new best thing comes to the market, you came to the right place. So, you have an old but loved AVR that served you well for decades. The reception is excellent, the sound is great, and all is set-up just to your liking. But, the time came to change the TV. You bought it, unpacked it, set it

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How to Stop Speakers from Buzzing?

Not many things can be as annoying as a loud or not so loud but steady buzzing noise on a flat frequency, coming out of your speakers. More than a few things can cause this, and most of them are fixable in one way or another. If your speakers are causing you a headache, check the list below to identify your buzzing source and the possible solutions. Too much power This may sound weird but, if you are hearing a buzz and you are not playing anything, check your master

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How to Get 5.1 Sound from PC HDMI?

You spent a small fortune on your sound system and connected everything to it to enjoy the full sound. Your TV, game console, blue ray, everything is connected and working like a charm. It works for everything except your PC. On your PC you still have to use headphones or a 2.1 stereo system, because your backside or side of your PC/laptop has only 3.5 mm jack audio output. But, does it have to be that way? Is there a way to connect your PC to the surround system and

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How Does Wireless Surround Sound Work?

We all love and enjoy music and good sound. It can be a movie, a video game, some specific video content, or a full symphonic orchestra playing. You might not be aware of it, you will be annoyed by the bad sound and like the content more if the sound is good. It’s just how our brain works. It is programmed by previous experiences to have some level of expectations and it reacts if the sound it gets to process does not meet them. If there is too much bass

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How to Wire Component Speakers?

If you are not one of the few lucky ones able to afford the high-end car with top-quality audio installed, you might find your car sound a bit lacking. Most low and mid-range cars have coaxial speakers, compared to component speakers in high-end vehicles, and that difference can greatly affect your sound experience.  What is the difference? To put it in very simple words, coaxial speakers are an “all-in-one” package. Mid-range speaker, a.k.a. the driver and high-frequency speaker, also called tweeter are mounted in front of the woofer to save

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How to Get Netflix to Play through Surround Sound?

Do you want to have the option to enjoy content on Netflix in the best audio quality there is? Did you get yourself a new surround sound and you want to try it out? Well, the process of getting Netflix to play through surround sound is easier than you might think! In fact, we will explain to you how to do that in a matter of minutes! Can I Watch Netflix through Surround Sound? The short answer to this question is – yes, you can. But, and here’s where the

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