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How to connect and set up your sound bar For better TV sound and music

How to connect and set up your sound bar For better TV sound and music

In a nutshell: Connecting a basic sound bar to your TV is easy. But what if you want to connect your cable box, Blu-ray player, and game console to your sound bar? We'll answer the following questions:
  • What cables do you need?
  • Which jacks should you plug them into?
  • Which settings will you have to change in your TV's audio menu?
  • Which sound bar settings will help you make the most of your new purchase?
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How Does an Amplifier Work ?

How Does an Amplifier Work ?

How Does an Amplifier Work?The power from the 110-volts is sent to the section of the amplifier – known as the power supply – where it is converted from an alternating current to a direct current. Direct current is like...

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What Is an Amplifier?

What Is an Amplifier?The purpose of an amplifier is to receive a small electrical signal and enlarge or amplify it. In the case of a pre-amplifier, the signal must be amplified enough to be accepted by a power amplifier. In...

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Speaker Placement Explained

Speaker Placement ExplainedThis is a pretty big one. So big, that we’re actually preparing a full, in-depth guide to getting it right. That being said: we can offer some (very general) principles in the meantime. If you want a more...

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Do Expensive Cables Make A Difference?

Do Expensive Cables Make A Difference?The factors that could make a difference with expensive cables largely come down to things like their complex resistance and electromagnetic shielding, and the result is likely to be subtle to invisible. We simply haven’t...

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General Speaker Buying Advice

General Speaker Buying AdviceLike any audio product, different speakers have different values, as well as different prices. It’s worth going into a little more detail about how you should pick your speakers. You are, after all, going to be buying...

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Dolby Atmos Vs DTS:X Vs Auro-3D Explained

Dolby Atmos Vs DTS:X Vs Auro-3DThere are three main types of software – codecs, to use the technical term – that allow your system to process surround sound. These are Dolby Atmos, DTS:X (the most common) and Auro-3D (highly specialist)....

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What About Height/Ceiling Speakers?

What About Height/Ceiling Speakers?Let’s put it this way: we all want height speakers. But most of us don’t need them.For starters, the more speakers you add onto a system, the narrower the range of entertainment that can actually provide dedicated...

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