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
How to Make Your Speakers Sound Better?

How to Make Your Speakers Sound Better?

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Are you annoyed with your speakers’ sound quality? Do you think it’s time to invest in new speakers? Not so fast! We might be able to help you. We have a few tips on how to make your speakers sound better that could solve your issue for free or provide a much cheaper solution than buying brand new speakers. Let’s get started! Knowing Where to Put Your Speakers Did you know that placing your speakers correctly can make them sound better? Well, if you didn’t, chances are, your speakers are not positioned the best way. As a result, they don’t produce the best quality of sound they can. So, we’re starting out this article by helping you learn how to place your speakers to ensure they produce the best sound. Recommended speaker placement in a stereo system (source – Q Acoustics) Set u
USB Cable Types Explained

USB Cable Types Explained

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It’s easy to get confused with all the letters and numbers that follow different types of USB cables and connectors. Thankfully, we are here to make everything easier! Therefore, we came up with a detailed guide in which we’ll present the main USB cable types. We will also explain what the letters and the numbers in the USB names mean so you know exactly what to look for when you’re buying a USB cable. So, without further ado, let’s begin! The Letters that Come After “USB” in the Type Name The first thing you’ll probably see when checking out USB cables is that there are different letters assigned to various connectors. These letters indicate the exact type of the USB connector and customers can find them in the cable name, usually after a dash. So, we’ll begin our article by explaining
Bose SoundLink Revolve vs. JBL Charge 4

Bose SoundLink Revolve vs. JBL Charge 4

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Is JBL better than Bose? That’s one of the most common questions people ask us every day. A few weeks ago, we did try to answer this question, or rather give you some general information about each brand and about their Bluetooth speakers. However, we don’t think that comparing just two brands and not two specific speaker models, can give you the right answer. The only way to make things clearer for you and give you proper advice is to compare just two speakers, list their pros and cons, and give you our verdict. So, instead of comparing brands, we are today comparing two similarly priced Bluetooth speakers - Bose SoundLink Revolve and JBL Charge 4. Let’s see which one is better. Bose SoundLink Revolve comes from the SoundLink series of portable Bluetooth speakers that also in
How to Pair Bose Soundlink Speakers?

How to Pair Bose Soundlink Speakers?

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If you have Bose Soundlink speakers, you might be confused by all of the buttons with different names and have no idea how to pair them with each other. Luckily, we are here to help! We will tell you exactly how to pair Bose Soundlink speakers, which buttons to press, and how to solve the most common issues users have with connecting their devices! Pair Bose Soundlink Speaker to a Phone Firstly, you will need to turn on both - your speakers and your phone. Don’t forget to turn on Bluetooth on your smartphone. Then, hold the Bluetooth button that’s located on the speaker for a few seconds. That will enable the speaker to be discovered by other devices. After that, find the speaker in your mobile Bluetooth settings and pair devices. In most cases, your phone will ask you for a code, which