Add Boston Acoustics Wireless Subwoofers for More Bass

As we spend more time at home watching on-demand movies, Blu-ray and enjoying internet content through our home theaterspeople want more bass. But adding additional subwoofers means running cables — expensive cables that look bad, trip you if not installed right, or may have to be installed inside your walls! But there is a new and better way to enjoy more bass: Boston Acoustic Wireless Subwoofers. Keep reading for details about how easy it is to add more bass by using wireless subwoofers. Continue reading

Bose® Mobile In-Ear/On-Ear Headset Compatibility for Music Phones

The new Bose® Mobile Headsets are here and work with many of your favorite music and smart phones, including the Apple iPhone®. Below you’ll find a table showing which adapter is needed (some don’t need one). Keep reading for the entire compatibility chart and links to the product pages so you can get your own pair! Continue reading

Optimize the Sweet Spot of your Outdoor Speakers for Better Sound

When entertaining outdoors, what you really want is smooth, even sound throughout the entire listening area. To achieve this goal, Niles makes two basic types of weatherproof outdoor loudspeakers: conventional stereo and stereo input (SI). Conventional stereo is the two-speaker, the left and right setup that we all know and love. Not as well known is stereo input. These loudspeakers provide blended stereo sound from a single enclosure. When designing outdoor systems, it really helps to understand the advantages of each and what all the options are. Why settle for so-so when you can have a system that really rocks?

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Outdoor Speaker Placement Guide

The weather’s warming up, the BBQ grills are coming out, and everyone’s starting to think about outdoor entertaining. It’s time to turn to Your Electronic Warehouse for everything you need to create the perfect outdoor sound system. This article will give you some tips on outdoor speaker placement including proper speaker positioning, adding multiple speakers to cover larger areas and the placement of outdoor volume controls. Continue reading

DLP, LCD, or Plasma: Choosing the right HDTV based on panel technology, size, and placement

“Which one should I buy?” Trying to sort through the onslaught of technical jargon and conflicting advice usually ends with the customer making a rash decision driven by a desire to end the headaches and waiting instead of accurate and helpful information. We’ve already discussed the differences between resolutions (eg: 720p vs. 1080p ) and the importance of investing in HD technology (eg: digital transition in February 2009 ), but little has been said about screen size, viewing distance, or which panel technology is right for particular conditions and uses. Below you will find information to help you determine if you should buy a DLP , plasma , or LCD ; how big of a screen you should get; what the different technologies are best at doing; and how and where to position yourself/TV to maximize your HD experience. Continue reading

Designing a Multi-Room or Whole House Audio System Using a Bose Lifestyle® System

Bose® Lifestyle® Home Theater Systems are best known for having excellent sound quality while blending seamlessly into any home decor. Bose products are well known for being extremely user friendly and simple to hook-up. What most people don’t know however, is how a Bose Lifestyle® System can be used as the media hub for a multi-room or whole house audio system. Continue reading

How to get the most out of your HDTV Part 2: Connecting Your HD System

Now that you know what components and connections to use for your High Definition System you need to know how to properly connect everything to your home theater system . This is a very crucial part of the process because a wrong connection can cause you a problem that you may mistake as a flaw in the component itself. Continue reading

How to get the most out of your HDTV Part 1: The Basics

Remember the days when the only connections available on TV’s were stereo audio and composite video (the red, white and yellow inputs) and it only took about a minute to hook up components? Well those days are over and things have gotten a little more complex. For those of you who have never owned a high def or flat panel TV , you might be a little intimidated by the back panel the first time you look at it. Continue reading