Browse Month: June 2016

How to Avoid Frustration When Installing Home Theater Equipment

Many people purchase home theater in a box kits. These kits are usually much cheaper than if you were to purchase individual speakers and home theater receivers. They usually contain all of the components required for the installation. Usually, such kits a receiver is well as a number of loudspeakers. The amplifier which is going to drive each speaker is already built into the AV receiver.

Therefore, this seems to be quite easy to set up. However, sometimes there will be some frustration. In particular, the large number of speakers that need to be set up can be a hassle. Not only will you have to string a significant amount of speaker wire throughout your room but you will also need to keep track of which speaker is connected to which output of the AV receiver.

In addition, you will also have to keep note of the polarity of each speaker clamp. Each speaker clamp …

How to Fix a Broken Volume Control inside Your Audio Equipment

The volume control is probably one of the most used control elements of any type of equipment. Let’s just imagine an audio amplifier. You would probably adjust the volume several times a day. That means that is quite an amount of wear and tear on the volume control of your audio amplifier. Over time, this volume control can wear out and cause problems. I will offer some tips for fixing a broken volume control.

If you still have warranty on your equipment then you might want to try to talk the retailer what manufacturer to see if you can get your product fixed for free. You might have to pay for the return shipping but there shouldn’t be any charges incurred for labor or parts. Most products are warranted for at least 90 days after the purchase date.

However, if you have damaged the control or dropped the equipment then that would not be covered …