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  • Making TV Antennas: Build a Homemade Television Antenna

    So, the big game is on. You invited some good friends over. You have assorted chips served to serve as sustenance and even bought a keg to help you and your friends...
  • How To Buy a Flat Panel TV

    Watch the World in HD!
  • How To Install In-Wall Speakers

    Nowadays, many people want the luxury of a surround sound system but without the eyesore of speakers hanging everywhere. Fortunately, you can buy speakers that sit...
  • How To Install Ceiling Speakers

    Nowadays, many people want the luxury of a surround sound system but without the eyesore of speakers hanging everywhere. Fortunately, you can buy speakers that sit...
  • How To Buy a Component Video Switch

    With more and more digital sources going to high-definition, component video inputs are at a premium. So what do you do if you have more sources than inputs? Get a...
  • How To Mount a TV on the Wall

    Obviously, one of the main benefits of owning a flat-panel TV is the ability to mount it to the wall. Here's how you would go about doing that.
  • How To Set Up Surround Speakers

    Your traditional 5.1 system is comprised of 5 separate speakers and a subwoofer (the .1). The main speakers are your front left and right. They should be located...
  • How to Convert VHS Tapes to DVD

    VCRs are seeing their last days as are the VHS tapes made to play in them. Many manufacturers have stopped making them altogether as DVD and Blu-ray increased the...
  • How To Buy Subwoofers

    A subwoofer reproduces the audible low frequency sound. Sometimes it is called LFE (Low Frequency Effects) channel. A good subwoofer can shake you up and make you feel...
  • How To Make an Amplifier

    You don't have to spend a fortune on commercial amplifiers for your entertainment system or instrument. You can make your own amplifier.
  • How To Fix Your Guitar Amplifier

    Guitar amplifiers usually consist of four sections, hence a systematic diagnosis of the same will help us fix it. To repair your guitar amp: Check power supply...
  • How To Bi-Wire Home Audio Loudspeakers

    The sonic difference of bi-wiring your loudspeakers will be audible as long as you did your homework and matched the right speakers with the right amplification and...
  • How To Fix a Scratched CD

    Scratches on a CD do not mean that the disc is no longer useable. Some scratches can be repaired in just a few minutes. With a few household items and some time, you...
  • How To Build Exotic High-End Audio Equipment Isolation Platforms

    Exotic High-End Audio Equipment Isolation Platforms can run anywhere from $200 to $2000 and more. Audio equipment isolation platforms improve the performance of...
  • How To Arrange a Home Theater Room

    This article describes how to arrange the room where a home theater system will be placed.
  • Comparing DVD/VCR Combo Players: DVD VCR Combo Player

    When the DVD/VCR combo player came out I thought it was the greatest invention ever. Even now it is still a good component to have in your audio visual arsenal. You...
  • How To Find Vintage Reel to Reel Audio Tape Recorders

    Reel to reel tape recorders were the standard for recording music for decades until digital media took over some time in the 1990's. For some audiophiles, they are...
  • How To Compare Portable DVD Players

    Only a few years ago, a portable DVD player was a luxury item that few could afford. These days, the price of technology has come down so far that most anyone can now...
  • How To Compare DVD Players

    With the improvement in home theatre technology, the DVD player has become a critical component for a quality viewing experience. When shopping for a DVD player, there...
  • Transfer Data on a Digital Video Recorder (DVR) to DVD

    The capacity of a digital video recorder (DVR) may seem endless, but anyone with an addiction to “America's Next Top Model” or “Quantum Leap” knows how quickly...
  • How To Convert VHS to DVD

    There's more than one reason to convert VHS tapes to DVD. Old VHS tapes and VCRs are fast becoming an obsolete technology - many may argue that they already are. If...
  • Use Your Computer as a Digital Video Recording (DVR) System

    If you are purchasing a digital video recording, or DVR system directly from your cable or satellite provider, you'll probably reap the same great rewards as TiVo but...
  • How To Use DVR Systems: Digital Video Recording

    These days, many cable companies offer the option of renting a Digital Video Recorder, or DVR. A DVR is a revolutionary way to enjoy television and it's quite simple...
  • How To Remove DVD Scratches

    So you are watching your favorite movie on DVD and all of a sudden it starts to stutter and skip or just plain stop dead. You eject it and see that it has some...
  • How To Fix a Scratched CD: CD Scratch Repair

    These days, while most of us are putting all our music from our CD collection onto MP3 players, we are finding that our old compact discs are not faring so well with...
  • How To Clean Inside Your VCR

    Maintaining the cleanliness of your video cassette recorder can be very important to keeping it running for years to come. As a recording medium, the VHS cassette tape...
  • How To Control the Volume on a Stereo

    There are many stereos available on the market today but regardless of what the stereo looks like or what brand it is, controlling the volume on it is always done in...
  • How To Clean a CD

    Dirt, grime and dust on a CD can definitely compromise the quality of the music when you try to play it. The dirty build-up can cause skipping, mess with video play or...
  • How To Compare LCD TVs

    One of the more recent advances in television technology is the increase in use of liquid crystal display technology, better known as LCD. Instead of using the limited...
  • How To Buy VHS Movies

    VHS tapes are an old form of video storage. Much like tapes were phased out by CDs, DVDs have come and may soon be obsolete as well. A few years back, Hollywood...
  • Buying Home Theater Video Projectors: LCD and DLP Projectors

    Video projectors are a great solution to watching a big picture, without the big TV. Home projectors have come a very long way in recent years, this means they look...
  • How To Use TiVo

    DVR is an abbreviation for Digital Video Recorder. Essentially, this is a hybrid of your old VHS recording system with many new benefits. DVRs can record live...
  • How To Buy a Portable DVD Player

    Portable DVD players are a great tool for people on the go. Whether the kids need something to do on a long trip, you are stuck on a five hour flight, or you decide to...
  • How To Buy a DVD Player

    A DVD is a digital video disc, which stores roughly 4.7 GB of information. If you are like many, and that term completely flies above your head, fear not, for you too...
  • How To Buy a Tivo-Based DVR

    Welcome to the world of TiVo, where you can pause, replay, or even fast forward live TV. TiVo is basically a hardrive which records whatever television show you are...
  • How To Buy a Plasma TV

    If you have joined many of the thousands of consumers who are making the switch to plasma screen TVs, there are some important things you need to know to help you in...
  • How To Buy Big Screen TVs: LCD Television and More

    The home theater craze has caught on, but when buying your big screen TV, there are many options and companies open to you that you'll need to carefully consider....