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.
Introduction I love packaged media such as DVD - in the old days - and now Blu Ray. Packaged media will always have the upper hand when it comes to quality of picture and sound so let's hope it's here to stay. Nevertheless, there are so many of us who download TV shows or even... Continue Reading →
The Perfect Loudspeaker Loudspeaker design nowadays is advanced to a point where loudspeakers have a pretty much flat frequency response between 20Hz to 20Khz, which are the lower and upper boundary of human hearing. In an ideal home cinema, the main speakers reproduce frequencies from 80Hz up while the subwoofer is reproducing frequencies from 80Hz... Continue Reading →
The difference a screen makes You can project onto a white wall and get a really great picture, but if you've spent more than $500 on a projector, you will notice a marked difference with a purpose built screen. The benefits of projecting onto a great screen include the following: Increased sharpness / perceived resolution... Continue Reading →
YPAO - The Lost Manual If you have a Yamaha receiver, check out YPAO - The Lost Manual on how to configure Yamaha YPAO to get the best performance out of your receiver. Get it here. Cinema versus Home Movies are designed for the big screen and movie soundtracks for the big auditoriums of cinema... Continue Reading →
There are so many brands, makes and types of displays on the market today that it is rather difficult to choose one for your living or home cinema room. In effect, there are 3 major things you need to look for when evaluating the quality of a display: Black Level & Shadow Detail Performance One... Continue Reading →