One of the most popular sound solutions for people with a flat panel television is to add a powered soundbar just beneath the TV. They’re generally affordable, and offer a major improvement over using the TV’s built-in speakers. As is the case with all technology solutions, there are pros and cons to going the soundbar route. In this post I’m going to help you decide if a soundbar is right for your entertainment system. Continue reading “To Soundbar or Not to Soundbar?”
In this video I lay out 5 basic rules for proper front speaker placement in a family room situation. I then go through some real examples to show how to apply the rules and get better performance without compromising your room decor.
In this video I explain the one setting for picture quality that everyone seems to have wrong, and how to fix it for a major boost in image quality.
Check out this video in which I give my first impressions of the Echo Dot:
After living with the Echo Dot for awhile, I figured out a way to make it much more usable with my system by making some adjustments to my URC Total Control system’s programming. Here’s a video summarizing what I did:
You should find some pretty cool stuff here. This page will soon be filled with various tidbits about home entertainment system how-tos and check-this-outs and such. Some helpful, some awesome – hopefully mostly awesome. It’s really great being in the business of fun. There has never been a better time in history to be alive as a lover of music and storytelling, and I get to help people every day feel great by helping connect them with their favorite means of escape, relaxation, and emotion – life is good. So scroll around and feel free to comment and share your own experiences and questions. I bet you and I have something in common: we work hard to make life more comfortable and enjoyable for ourselves and our loved ones. Guess what? You and your family deserve to be happy at home, and I know that enjoying great music or a great story makes life at home more fun – period. Let’s make it happen.