By Kevin Gallucci We all want the pinnacle of performance when it comes to purchasing our next speakers for our home cinema or traditional stereo system. It’s in our nature to look at the “best” a speaker manufacturer has to offer. It’s similar to going into a car dealership and looking at the top-of-the-line model. […]Read More
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Electronic House 2017 Holiday Gift Guide
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Speaker Cable: How Much Should You Spend?
By Kevin Gallucci Most hi-fi and home cinema enthusiasts will eventually be faced with the dilemma of whether or not to purchase expensive speaker cables. Speaker cables are one of the most hotly debated topics in the hi-fi world. There are some who will adamantly state that cabling makes a difference, and there are those […]Read More
Top 5 Ways Your Room Acoustics Are Ruining Your Home Audio and How to Fix It
Every audio enthusiast wants the best sound quality possible, but there is more to think about then just the audio equipment. Your room might be playing a larger role in harming your sound quality than you realize. Below are the top 5 ways your room might be hurting your sound quality. These audio offenders are […]Read More
On-wall Speakers from Klipsch are Slim and Pair Great With Flat TVs
Not everyone enjoys the look of traditional floor standing speakers, nor do they enjoy the floor space they take up. Yet, they are noted as being the best style to use if you want the best sound quality possible. Klipsch has designed an innovative on-wall speaker that solves this problem. Their Reference Premiere Designer On-Wall […]Read More
Should You Cover Your Speakers With Grilles?
By Kevin Gallucci To be frank, this is a topic that has no right or wrong answer, but there are a lot of different opinions about the best configuration. Views differ from one manufacturer to the next and from one consumer to the next, as well. Before I offer an argument one way or another, […]Read More
Audio Research Tube Amp: Gateway to Audio Nirvana?
If you’re new to high performance audio, there is a very big question you will eventually ask yourself, “To Tube or not to Tube.” The majority of amplifiers available are solid-state, which rely on transistors to amplify the signal, but there is an unexplainable mystique to a tube amplifier. If you’re considering a tube amp, […]Read More
Top 5 AV Receivers That Will Bring Your Movies to Life
You might think it’s not possible to get a “true” home cinema experience from an AV receiver, but you should take another look at the latest collection of receivers being produced today. You will likely be pleasantly surprised with what they have to offer. Related: AV receivers vs. soundbars Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Neural:X […]Read More
5 Best Center Channel Home Theater Speakers for Less Than $2,000
By Kevin Gallucci When you are putting together a surround sound system, your front three speakers are the most important. They form the sonic foundation of your entire system. It might be tempting to put more money into the front left and right speakers, because they can double as stereo speakers, but you will be […]Read More
No Room for a Subwoofer? JL Audio Offers an In-Wall Model
Subwoofers are commonly the hardest piece of audio equipment to fit into most rooms. If you already have floor-standing speakers, it becomes increasingly difficult to find a space for an additional subwoofer or two. See these other small subwoofers. It also doesn’t help that most subwoofers are often large cube shapes, cumbersome, and generally an […]Read More
Looking for Big Speaker Power? Monoblock Amplifier from McIntosh Audio Delivers
McIntosh Audio has always made a statement with its products. The MC1.25KW definitely makes a bold statement with this juggernaut of an amplifier. This isn’t the first time McIntosh has made an amplifier this big, however. This model is the direct replacement for the MC1.2KW amplifier, a beast of an amplifier that could power any […]Read More