Some Tips for Picking out Audio Connecting Cables


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When connecting your audio equipment, you should always watch out to get good-quality interconnecting cables. The quality of your audio cables will directly impact the reliability and in many cases also the sound quality of your system. If you have spent several thousands of dollars on a good-quality sound system then I would recommend to spend at least $200 on some of these connecting cables.

The fact is that cheap connectors will cause reliability issues. For example, if you take a look at RCA cables you will notice that any cables are made up in a way that have four leaves around the center pin on each end of the cable. These leaves tend to bend over time and thus the ground connection between the cable and the device will no longer …

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Some Things You Should Know about Bluetooth Speakers


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It is quite tempting to pick out one of the latest Bluetooth speakers. Prices have really come down tremendously over the last few years. In particular by the huge amount of competition, prices have been slashed by almost 2/3. I don’t generally recommend going with a big brand because you don’t necessarily get a good bang for your buck. Instead, I would stick with the lesser-known brand and make sure that the speaker has been well reviewed and ideally tested by you before you purchase.

One of the important things to know about Bluetooth speakers is that some models are designed for portability. If you plan on taking speaker on a trip or want to use it during your picnic than having a portable speaker is a must. Make sure the speakers …

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Using Wireless Speakers for Difficult Installations


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If you are building homes or are putting in speakers as an installer you will typically prefer wiring over using wireless products. Wiring speakers ensures that there is no interruption in the signal and that you will always have sound. However, in some cases, wiring can be cumbersome. Using wireless speakers can be a problem solver for many projects. If you, on the other hand, are an end user then oftentimes you don’t want to run speaker wires throughout your home. Using a wireless model will often be the only feasible option.

In this post, I will explain what to pay attention to when you set up wireless speakers in your home. However, the same instructions still apply even if you set up wireless models outside of your house. One of the most important …

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How to Stream Music from Your Apple Product


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There are several ways to stream music from an iPhone or iPod. I will review these methods and also show you how you can easily connect some speakers. Most modern portable devices these days are equipped with wireless connectivity. That means that rather than connecting wires, you can stream your music to a pair of speakers or to another device. Similarly, by using the wireless feature, you can easily sink the contents of your iPhone with your computer. All that can be done without cords.

Let’s discuss how to stream music. I assume that you already have created a music collection on your iPod or iPhone. Obviously, the easiest way to do this is by using the iTunes software. Granted, downloading and installing iTunes can be a drag given that the software …

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Some Tips for Fixing Audio Amplifiers


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Audio amplifiers can easily break just like any other device. However, you don’t necessarily have to take the amplifier into a repair shop in order to get it working again. I will show you some common-sense techniques that might allow you to repair your amplifier by yourself.

The truth is that nowadays repairing electronic products sometimes can be more expensive than purchasing a new one. This is just showcasing how much of a throw-away society we have become. However, if you own an audio amplifier which doesn’t work anymore, then I suggest you take the following steps in order to try to get it back into working condition.

The power source is a common cause of many problems. In loose power cords can easily cause an amplifier to quit working. I recommend to verify …

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