How to Connect the Amazon Echo Dot to an External Speaker?

What is Amazon Echo Dot? Amazon Echo Dot is a small, smart speaker from the Amazon Echo family. Oh, boy, it has some cool features and an even cooler design. The latest, 4th generation offers a simple spherical shape that can please almost anyone’s sense of aesthetics, packed in a small 10 cm package full of features. It can play music streamed from your mobile or many other music services such as Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, SiriusXM, etc. It can read you audiobooks, manage your calls and provide you

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How To Convert 5.1 Speakers to Bluetooth?

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could sit back, find a tune on your mobile phone and use Bluetooth to transfer it to the 5.1 sound system you enjoy so much? You paid a fair amount of money for it. It works fine with your TV and other wired devices, you love and enjoy its sound, and all it lacks is a Bluetooth receiver to have it all. Should you sell it or throw it away and put yourself through a considerable amount of stress and expense to find and

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What Does a Preamp do for Home Audio?

Does anybody buy separates nowadays? Using separate preamp and amp is not as common today as it was a decade or two ago, but does that mean that preamps are redundant? Why would you buy separates when you can get everything in one box? We are here today to answer all those questions and to find out how important preamps really are. What is a Preamp? A preamp is an important component in a home audio system. It is an ingenious invention and a device that has an unavoidable and

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How to Hook Up Surround Sound to TV?

Regardless of whether you just bought a new TV and want to hook it up with your sound system, or you want to enhance your audio, you got a TV set and one of the surround sound options. These options will typically be either an Audio/Video receiver with a set of surround speakers or a soundbar. Whatever the case may be, there is more than one way to hook up your sound system to your TV, or vice versa. So, let’s check out those options and figure out what works

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How to Get Sound from Projector to Speakers?

Out of many ways to get the projector’s sound to the speakers, most of them depend on your setup or your budget. Nonetheless, all of those options can be summarized into the three major categories or types of connection: analog, digital or wireless. Furthermore, your choice for connection may depend on your AV source, as we will see down below. So let’s get started. Analog connections Suppose you have analog audio ports on your projector, and you are using a stereo system of some sort. In that case, you can

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How to Connect Amazon Fire Stick to Surround Sound?

What is an Amazon Fire Stick? The Amazon Fire Stick is among the best, if not THE best, TV streaming devices on the market today. It is small, simple, yet packed with all the cool features you might need to stream your favorite video content. Since the introduction of the first generation in 2014, up to the current 4k version from 2018, Fire Stick featured up-to-date data transfer standards and voice control over Alexa and the microphone built in the remote controller. It is inexpensive and allows you to stream

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Do you Need Special Headphones for iPad?

Yes and No. How Yes and how No? Depends on how you look at it. And on the iPad model. And if it is a regular iPad. Or an iPad Mini. Or an iPad Air. Or an iPad Pro. And if it is an 11-inch iPad Pro or a 12.9-inch iPad Pro.  By the way, maybe it is some of the previous models? One thing is definitely sure: there are a lot of iPads. They also come in different colors. P.S. Colors don’t affect performance or define the headphones, I

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How to Connect Bluetooth Soundbar to Roku TV?

You’ve heard about Roku technology and you’re thinking about using it but you’re not really sure how to connect your Bluetooth soundbar to Roku TV? Stop searching because you’ve come to the right place. Stay with us and we’ll give our best to explain everything you should know about this topic. What Is Roku TV? Roku TV is a kind of a smart TV that features a special Roku software produced by the Roku company that manufactures media-streaming devices (Roku players, Roku remotes, Roku Streambar, Roku app). They launched their

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What Wattage Soundbar do I Need?

If you are looking for a simple, easily understandable, and measurable answer to this question, let me disappoint you from the start – There is none. Most people buy soundbars because they are all-in-one esthetically pleasing, simple, and more or less affordable solutions that sound much better than TV speakers. But, when you go to buy one, you will be bombarded with all kinds of numbers: – 100, 300, or 500 Watts of immersive sound – 100, 120, or 130 dB of ear-piercing loudness – 2.1, 3.1, 5.1, 5.1.2 channel

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What Does an HDMI Splitter Do?

With HDMI advancements over time, making it the primary signal format for high-resolution video, many users came across different problems that required hardware solutions. Whether you need to split, duplicate, boost, downscale, or redirect your HDMI signal, there is a device that can help you do it. HDMI splitter is a simple, reliable, and elegant device that splits one input HDMI signal into two or more output signals depending on the splitter’s type and capabilities. How does it work? It works by basically splitting and mirroring an input signal, effectively

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How Many Watts Do I Need For My Speakers?

Question from the title is one of the most common ones that any sound consumer will, sooner or later, ask. Whether you are a hormone-driven teenager, an audiophile with hypersensitive eardrums, or just an average Joe, you will crave to get the maximum pleasure out of your sound system. So, what do the Watts do for You in that respect? Watts represent an amplifier’s power output and the maximum power your speakers can handle without breaking or distorting the sound. You can’t just hook up a 100W speaker to a

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How to Connect Two JBL Speakers?

Buying a JBL speaker is such a good investment. You always have a small, portable, device that is pretty simple to use, at hand whenever you throw a party, or simply want to listen to your playlist louder. We know that you’re aware of that since you decided to add another speaker to your collection. But, how do you make the music come out of both of your speakers at the same time? Well, if you want to learn how to connect your two JBL speakers quickly and easily, you’ve

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What to do With Old Stereo Equipment?

Everyone has their different story to tell. These are just a few of them: It was a beautiful day yesterday; sunny, the kids playing outside, I went to the garage to clean it, better say, to tidy it up. So, I started rearranging the tools, moved a few boxes, and found a bunch of old stereo equipment that my dad used to use.  I am thinking of getting that new gramophone with a USB connection, I want to connect it to my computer. (Talking with a friend) I just bought

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Should a Subwoofer Be Placed on the Floor?

Adding a subwoofer to your home audio system is kind of a big deal for everyone trying to improve one’s listening experience. When a moment like this comes, people usually focus on getting the best possible subwoofer, they read a bunch of reviews, specifications, etc. Once they buy the device and bring it home, they simply put it on the floor, left or right to the other speakers, and think that is where the setup ends. Unfortunately, this is one of the most common and biggest mistakes because there is

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How to Hook Up Speakers to the Computer?

In case you’re thinking about buying external speakers for your computer and you have no idea how to connect them to your unit, we’ve got you covered! We know that you want your high-quality sound quickly. Thus, we prepared an easy guide that will get you what you need in no time. So, keep reading if you want to learn how to hook up speakers to the computer in the fastest possible way. Do you even need external speakers for your computer? Today, most monitors come with internal speakers. But,

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How to Connect UE Boom Speakers Together?

Are you planning on throwing a party and you want your guests to have a full experience with multiple speakers? You would be surprised at how easy it is to connect UE Boom speakers together. Just follow our simple steps and you will be done in a matter of minutes! UE BOOM Bluetooth speaker line (Image credit – Ultimate Ears) Connecting UE Boom speakers together via the app In case you want to connect two or more Ultimate Ears Boom speakers together with your phone or tablet, you will have

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