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The Importance of the Home Network
In 1902, a man named Willis Carrier invented air conditioning. Fifty years later, this technology – originally designed for industry purposes, began making its way into American homes. Now 95% of all new homes in the U.S. have central air. What was once considered a luxury is now a must have feature for today’s home… Continue reading The Importance of the Home Network
Why Movies Matter
Earlier this year (2019), millions of people went to their local movie theater to watch Avengers: Endgame, by Marvel Studios. So many went, in fact, that it became the highest grossing movie in history, surpassing James Cameron’s Avatar from 2009. Isn’t it surprising how so many people love these movies? They dedicated more than 2… Continue reading Why Movies Matter
Disappearing Bass – Now You Hear It, Now You Don’t!
A video showing simple experiment that quickly demonstrates how dramatically a room can affect bass, and how important placement of subs and seats can be in a listening room.
5 DIY Home Theater Mistakes
Here are five of the most common mistakes I see when I visit a do-it-yourselfer's home theater: 1.) Subwoofer in the corner For years makers of budget subwoofers have encouraged people to put their sub in the corner of the room. Being close to room boundaries helps boost the overall bass output for these under-powered… Continue reading 5 DIY Home Theater Mistakes
Sub & Seat Placement Matter!
Check out this video where I provide two real world examples of how placement of subwoofers and seats in a room affects the sound from your music and movies. https://youtu.be/zVLTEw0yEnY
Discs vs. Streaming: A Video Shootout
More and more people are getting their video content from the internet from streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime. There’s no doubt that these on demand type services are so much more convenient than the days of going to rent discs at places like Blockbuster when we had to deal with availability issues and… Continue reading Discs vs. Streaming: A Video Shootout
WhistlerTracks – A Spotify Playlist
Follow this playlist on Spotify to keep up with some of the amazing songs I come across while I work to bring the joy of music into people's homes. https://open.spotify.com/user/1282969874/playlist/1zr8B11tYkHRtxbX8qmQAz
Receiver Jack Panel Connections: 101
I walk you through all of the connections on the back of a Denon AVRX2300W surround sound receiver. Prepare your inputs for this output of info! https://youtu.be/hh7EJGRrIls
The Perfect Xbox One Integration
Here's a behind the scenes breakdown of how I integrate game consoles like the Xbox One into an entertainment system to make it super easy. https://youtu.be/fOyoJ8mx3Ak
Unhappy With Your New 4K TV?
I discuss video processing and why it might be the reason you hate your new 4K TV. https://youtu.be/ZiPqwIkeM2w