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How to Connect Wireless Speakers to a Receiver?

How to Connect Wireless Speakers to a Receiver?

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Are you looking for the best way to connect your wireless speakers to your receiver? Well, you will be happy to know that we are offering you great and easy solutions to pair your devices and achieve the best possible listening experience! Let’s get to the article immediately! Connect Wireless Speakers to a Receiver via Bluetooth The first and easiest way to connect your wireless speakers to the receiver is via Bluetooth. Today, many wireless speakers use Bluetooth technology for a smooth and easy connection. In addition, numerous manufacturers produce AV receivers with built-in Bluetooth. Therefore, if you’re still looking for an AV receiver to buy, you can always opt for the one that already has this technology. Manufacturers offer many affordable solutions you can look into. Pair
Speaker Wire – The Beginner’s Guide

Speaker Wire – The Beginner’s Guide

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Finding the right speaker wire for your speaker system seems easy. You just have to find the wire that’s thick enough to fit the speaker terminals, right? Well, not exactly. There’s a little bit more to speaker wire than you may think. But don’t worry - it’s not too complicated. We are here today to tell you everything you need to know about speaker wire. We will discuss the gauges, wire materials, important electrical characteristics, installation process, and tell you about some tricks and marketing gimmicks the manufacturers use to sell their wire. Let’s go! What is Speaker Wire? Speaker wire is a cable used to connect amplifiers to speakers. This cable sends amplified audio to the speakers. It has a core, which is usually made of copper and can be either stranded or solid and a
How to Connect Speaker Wire to TV?

How to Connect Speaker Wire to TV?

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Despite the fact that the TV industry is being constantly improved in terms of both audio and picture quality, we have to notice once again that they are still giving a significant advantage to picture over audio quality. In fact, they give an advantage to all their technologies and all TV components over audio quality. TVs are getting thinner and thinner, they have more input and output ports, the resolution is becoming much better, but it seems that their speakers simply aren’t on par with the image. So, once again, we are forced to reach for stereo speakers, soundbars, or home theater speakers to enjoy all the finesse and nuances of audio (or audio/video) content that would otherwise remain unnoticed. This is the main reason why we have decided to write this article, and explain to y
Can You Use HDMI and Optical Audio at the Same Time?

Can You Use HDMI and Optical Audio at the Same Time?

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Do you really need to choose between the HDMI and optical cables? Is there a way to use them both? If you keep asking yourself these questions, you've come to the right place! We have the answer to every question you may have when it comes to this topic. So, if you want to know whether you can use HDMI and optical audio at the same time, you should get to the next section of this article right now! So, Can You Use HDMI and Optical Audio at the Same Time? There is no simple answer to this question. That’s because it really depends on the type of devices you use and their features. A lot of TVs will not let you connect both HDMI and optical cables at the same time, even if they have both of these ports available. In case you do connect both cables, they will automatically switch to the one
How to Identify Positive and Negative Speaker Wires?

How to Identify Positive and Negative Speaker Wires?

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It’s not easy to work with speaker wires and detect which one is meant for the negative and which one is for the positive terminal. Luckily, we are experts at identifying the polarity of the wires, and we are more than happy to share the knowledge with you! So, if you want to learn how to identify positive and negative speaker wires, keep reading this article. Main Ways to Identify Positive and Negative Speaker Wires Before you decide to invest in some kind of a tester, we advise you first to check out this section of our article. It contains ways to determine the polarity of your speaker wires without any additional equipment. Identify the Polarity of the Wires by Carefully Looking at Them In most cases, it won’t be hard to find out which speaker wires are positive and which are negat
Should I Connect a Soundbar to the TV or Sky Box?

Should I Connect a Soundbar to the TV or Sky Box?

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Did you get yourself a new soundbar? Congrats! So, what should you do with it? Do you connect it to your Sky box? Or is it better to pair it with your TV? Well, we know the answers to these questions, and we’re eager to share them with you! So, if you want to learn what to do with your soundbar and should you connect it to your TV or the Sky box, keep reading this article! Should I Connect a Soundbar to the TV or Sky Box? So, what should you do? Well, the answer to this question really depends on your preferred method of connecting devices. If you’re not sure what we mean by that, don’t worry. We’ll get more specific. Some people like HDMI cables because they provide the highest quality of audio and they are pretty easy to use. On the other hand, others love optical cables as they are
How to Connect Bluetooth Speaker to Sony Bravia TV?

How to Connect Bluetooth Speaker to Sony Bravia TV?

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If you’re a person who tends to be trendy and keep in touch with the latest technologies, Bluetooth technology and Sony Bravia TVs must be your choices. Wireless technologies like Bluetooth are very popular and useful because they eliminate cable clutter in your home, increase usage flexibility and simply make your life easier. Surprisingly, even when two devices follow the latest trends and seemingly support the same technology, such as Bluetooth, manufacturers sometimes trick us and limit our options in terms of connection. Many people who bought Sony Bravia TVs encountered problems related to connecting Bluetooth devices they use every day to their new TVs. While reading their complaints and questions, we’ve decided to write this article and help them figure out how to establish a
Types of Audio Connectors & Adapters

Types of Audio Connectors & Adapters

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Do you want to learn more about various types of audio connectors and adapters? You’ve come to the right place! We will list and explain to you the most common types of connectors you come across every day. But we won’t stop there. We’ll also help you learn how to make a difference between various terms you see when searching for an audio connector or an adapter. Therefore, you should definitely keep reading! The Basic Terms a Lot of People Struggle With Before we begin explaining the actual types of audio connectors and adapters, we think it’s important that we first cover all of the basics. So, let’s start with the most common questions users have. Jacks vs. Plugs vs. Connectors – What’s the Difference? We’re not planning on making this part any more confusing. So, we’ll put it
How to Connect Banana Plugs to Speakers?

How to Connect Banana Plugs to Speakers?

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Are you bothered by the exposed wires coming out of your speakers? Are the wires getting frizzy which makes the audio quality poor? We’re coming to your rescue! We recommend you to install banana plugs for the ultimate listening experience. So, if you want to learn how to connect banana plugs to speakers, keep reading this article. What Are Banana Plugs? No matter if you are an expert or someone without any experience in electronics, everybody has heard of banana plugs! In technical terms, banana plugs are single-wire electrical connectors. We use them to join wires to a device. In most cases, a banana plug has a shape of a cylinder with metal bulges which are called leaves.  Banana plugs Are Banana Plugs a Good Choice? It all depends on your preference. However, most expe
How to Connect 5.1 Home Theater to PC?

How to Connect 5.1 Home Theater to PC?

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You have just bought a brand-new 5.1 home theater system but don’t have enough money to buy some fancy gaming console, DVD, or a BluRay player to use with? Don't worry, we have come up with a great solution for you! We will assume that you already have your PC and that you can use it for movie-watching, listening to music, or playing video games. And guess what – it can also work with a surround sound system as a great replacement source device. Since many people don’t know that a PC can be connected to a home theater system, we have created this article to help you, and to explain how to connect your new 5.1 home theater system to your PC. The First Thing to Consider… If you want to connect your 5.1 home theater system to your PC, the first thing you need to check are the connections on