The Importance of Correctly Placing Your Subwoofer

2019-11-04T13:36:34-08:00November 4th, 2019|Categories: Blog Posts|

Subwoofers and the bass they reproduce play an important role in your enjoyment of movies and music. Having a subwoofer doesn’t mean you’ll be getting the bass you desire. The way in which your room distributes bass has a lot to do with how your subwoofer will perform. If a room has even bass distribution,

How To Know If You’re Hearing Accurate Bass

2019-09-10T10:03:32-07:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

It's a safe bet you enjoy good bass response in your music and movies. As audiophiles, we've discovered long ago that bass reproduced by most speakers or a subwoofer is usually not very accurate or lifelike. This is still true today. So, how can you tell if the bass from the speakers is accurate?  Here’s

A Cheap Way to Test A Room’s Acoustics

2019-08-02T12:50:36-07:00August 2nd, 2019|Categories: Blog Posts|

The importance of your listening room’s acoustics cannot be overstated. It can make or break the sound quality of your system, even if you’re using high-end equipment. Here’s a quick way to get an idea of what you’re dealing with acoustically in your listening room. Walk into the middle of your room and clap

The Truth About Power Ratings – Revisited

2016-12-16T09:21:11-08:00November 3rd, 2015|Categories: Blog Posts|

A few months ago, we did a blog titled: Power Ratings and the Games People Play. This is an important topic, because many consumers choose their Audio/Video Receivers based upon the number of watts per channel published by the manufacturer. Unfortunately, as they say, "power corrupts" and a number of manufacturers are  manipulating their

Wattage Ratings And The Games People Play

2016-12-16T09:21:11-08:00June 10th, 2015|Categories: Blog Posts|

When it comes to audio, one of the most abused and misleading specifications is the wattage rating of amplifiers and audio/video receivers. In the 1970's, the situation was so bad that the Federal Trade Commission had to create rules for wattage ratings. It was easier then, because we were only dealing with stereo and its

Can A Good Router Give You A Better Audio/Video Experience?

2015-04-25T01:51:06-07:00April 25th, 2015|Categories: Blog Posts|

If you have Internet service in your home, you probably have a router. This is an important piece of equipment that is often overlooked. Usually, the router is supplied by your Internet provider and also contains the modem. The modem is the device that connects you to the Internet. The router part performs several functions:

One of Audio's Greatest

2016-12-16T09:21:11-08:00April 25th, 2015|Categories: Blog Posts|

This past Thanksgiving, the audio industry lost a gentle giant; Leon Kuby. Lee was an important part of Harman Kardon during it's early days. He was largely responsible for the Citation line of audio components that are still cherished by audiophiles today. After his tenure at HK, he worked with Infinity (a Harman company) helping