Find out how to get the best out of you Audyssey receiver in this article by configuring Audyssey the Right Way!
Yamaha YPAO Configuration – The Right Way
Good sound is dependent just as much on doing the setup correctly, than it is on buying great gear. In this guide, I show you how to get the very best out of your Yamaha Receiver by configuring YPAO correctly.
Equalizer APO for Your Desktop or Home Theater PC
I talk about my experience with Equalizer APO, a user-friendly and free tool that allows you to apply EQ filters and effects, providing a customized and improved sound experience for your desktop or home theater PC.
Directional Bass – Achieving Even Coverage
I talk about a possible solution to the main issue with directional bass: even bass coverage.
Choosing the Right Speaker Wire
I explore speaker wire selection, covering construction, core type, core material, insulation type, wire gauge, and installation methods. I also provide tips on sizing and determining wire length.
What is Directional Bass and Do We Need It?
I investigate whether directional bass makes sense in the field of home cinema, and whether it points to another feature coming down time.
Dolby Sound Formats and Upmixers
I go through the various sound formats and upmixers Dolby has released over the years - in chronological order.
How to Use Banana Plugs
Learn how to use banana plugs for wiring your home theater, along with some banana plug recommendations for your use case.
The Difference Between Sound Formats, Decoders and Upmixers
I talk about the difference between sound formats, decoders and upmixers.
Welcome to New SHC Team Member, Tyler
I welcome Tyler, our new Product Reviewer to the Simple Home Cinema team.
Best Flooring for Home Theaters
We discuss the different flooring options you can choose when designing your own home theater space, and which options deliver the best experience dependent on your space.
What are Good Home Theater Paint Colors
Are you planning to build a home theater or revamp your existing one? This article will help you chose the right color scheme for your room.
The Ultimate HCFR Display Calibration Guide
How Simple Home Cinema's Display Calibration Guide became the Ultimate HCFR and Ultimate Display Calibration Guide in one.
Marantz Cinema 40 versus Marantz Cinema 50
I take a look what the difference between the Marantz Cinema 40 versus Cinema 50 and if the Cinema 40 worth the $1000 extra cost.
How to Keep Your AV Equipment Cool: Passive and Active Cooling Methods
Tips on how to keep your AV equipment cool, including passive and active cooling methods and recommended products.
Umik-1 vs Umik-2: Which USB Microphone is Better for Home Theater?
If you are looking for a USB microphone to measure and optimize your room’s acoustics, you might wonder which one is better: the miniDSP Umik-1 or Umik-2. In this article, we compare these two popular microphones in terms of features, performance and price.
Avatar – The Way Of Water – Apple TV Review
I check out Avatar - The Way of Water on Apple TV streaming. Some of the things I've got to say might be controversial, but here it goes.