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How to Wire a Home Stereo System – Connect Speakers to your Amplifier

You’ve got all the pieces and parts of a home stereo system, but now you need to know how to wire everything together. Fortunately, it’s not nearly as complex as you might think. With a few basic tools and the knowledge provided in this article, you’ll be able to connect your speakers and enjoy your […]

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Speaker Placement Guide: Get The Best Sound From Your Stereo

Regardless of what audio equipment you have, ensuring you position the speakers correctly will significantly enhance your listening experience. Due to the nature of sound and how it behaves at specific frequencies, proper placement will ensure that you hear the sounds as intended by the artist and the speaker designer. Because each speaker is different […]

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Axpona 2022 – It was great to see you again!

It was great to see you all at Axpona 2022! The Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center (just outside Chicago, IL) was abuzz with music lovers and audiophiles—all of who were thrilled to be back at the largest Audio Expo in North America. With in-person Audio Shows being few and far between over the past few years, […]

ELAC Supports MusiCares

ELAC Celebrates MusiCares’ “2022 Person of the Year,” Joni Mitchell

On April 1st, the Recording Academy’s MusiCares celebrated Joni Mitchell’s creative accomplishments and philanthropic work, awarding her the title of 2022 Person of the Year. At ELAC, our goal is to bring people together in a journey through The Life of Sound; that’s why we’re proud to donate a one-of-a-kind Miracord 80 turntable for the […]

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Home Stereo System – A Beginner’s Guide to Hi-Fi Audio

I still fondly remember building my first home stereo system. The experience of doing research, carefully picking components, meticulously setting everything up, and finally hearing “that sound” fill the room. There’s nothing quite like it. Those with experience with HiFi Audio know the great sense of accomplishment putting together the perfect Stereo System for your […]

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ELAC Announces the Protek Line of Surge Protectors and Power Conditioners

Orange, CA. March 14th, 2022 – ELAC, a leading global provider of high-performance speakers and electronics, today announced the Protek line of surge protectors and power conditioners. This new line marks ELAC’s entrance into the equipment protection category featuring products with superior equipment protection and innovative smart features such as App Control, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Alexa / […]

Vertex III in-wall speakers

How To Choose Between In-Wall, On-Wall, or In-Ceiling Speakers

Built-in speakers have provided complete audio solutions for home and business owners alike in today’s technologically advanced era. With these speakers incorporated in your interior space, you can benefit from a full surround sound using as little space as possible. Additionally, some people want surround sound, but with the speakers hidden from sight. For this […]


Passive vs. Active Speakers – The Benefits of Separate vs Integrated Amplifiers

The battle between passive and active speakers is an age old one that has been raging for decades. It’s a never-ending debate with no clear answer, but the question of which speaker type to buy still persists in many minds. Whether you’re looking at your first set of speakers or are considering upgrading from your […]

Do I Need a Centre Channel Speaker

Do You Need a Centre Channel Speaker?

Center channel refers to an audio channel common to many surround sound formats. It is the channel that is mostly, or entirely, dedicated to reproducing dialogue. The speakers connected to the center channel are placed in the center of and behind the screen, to give the effect that the sound from the center channel comes […]


How to Choose the Best Floorstanding Speaker?

Floorstanding speakers are long-standing speakers that are favorable to in-home stereo use or home theatre setups. As the name implies, floorstanding speakers (AKA tower speakers) sit on the floor. But how do we choose a floorstanding speaker? For a powerful sound, floorstanding speakers are ideal. Their increased size gives them a more profound bass response […]