Monthly Archives: July 2013

2-Channel Audio Speaker Placement

For full-range floor-standing speakers, start out with the speakers as far out from the back wall as practical or your “significant other” will abide; remember they have to live there, too!. 2 to 3 feet should be your minimum with

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Differences between Projector and Large Screen Televisions

Space A projector can be mounted on the ceiling or set behind the viewing area on a shelf or table. The screen can be mounted to a wall, recessed into the ceiling or the floor. This leaves much more floor

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Advanced Home Theater Terminology

This post explains the more technical language often used by audiophiles to describe the sonic characteristics of a system. Absolute Phase / Absolute Polarity Refers to the preservation of the initial acoustic waveform all the way through the recording and

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Home Theater Terminology

This post explains the basic terminology of lexicons commonly used to describe Home Theater systems and components. Amplification Increase in signal level, amplitude or magnitude. Amplifier A device which increases the level of signal (by increasing the voltage or current).

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