The quality of the sound being played from your computer varies largely depending on the speakers used. Most PCs don’t have built-in speakers, so you’ll need to purchase them separately. However, midrange computer speakers have less-than-stellar performance and quality, making listening to music, watching movies or playing games less exciting.  For this reason, many people […]

You’ve picked out a set of great-sounding speakers, paired them with a well-matched amplifier, and arrived at the next stop in your audio journey… the Subwoofer. The Subwoofer is the most misunderstood component in the audio system. You may have heard conflicting opinions regarding these monolithic low-frequency boxes. Some will say, “The Subwoofer is the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bookshelf speakers are probably the best way to get into high-quality audio. You don’t have to spend too much money in order to get good performance, but what do you look for when finding the right bookshelf speakers? A bookshelf speaker is a compact loudspeaker, generally sold for home audio applications as part of a shelf stereo pair or home theater package, […]