Home Theatre

What is MQA? High Resolution Audio Explained

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What is MQA? High Resolution Audio Explained
With the rise of MQA and hi-resolution streaming find out what it all means for you and how you can experience it.

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Surge Protection and Power Filtering For Wall-Mounted TV's and Projectors

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Surge Protection and Power Filtering For Wall-Mounted TV's and Projectors

Everyone know's it's a good idea to use a surge protection powerboard to protect your expensive components from lightning storms and other power surges. But how are you able to do this with your new wall mounted television when you've hidden all the cables? or your ceiling mounted projector? Well Thor Technologies has seen this issue and come to the rescue with replacement power cable with inbuilt Surge Protection and Power Filtering. This product uses the same "Dynamic Active Tracking" technology which is used in their top of the range consumer power board the A12BF. This monitors the entire sine wave,...

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4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray's - What you need to know

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4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray's - What you need to know

With 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray Players now readily available, we thought it would be a great time to explain the new technology and answer some common questions. First off before we explain the new technology we are going to answer the most common question we've seen asked online recently.   Isn't physical media dead? Why should I not be solely concentrating on internet streaming for my 4K movies? Well, this is a fair statement but one of the biggest things currently holding back 4K streaming is the current internet speed due to the massive bandwidth needed. Yeah sure the NBN...

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What is Speaker Impedance and Amplifier Rating

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What is Speaker Impedance and Amplifier Rating

It's quite easy to get confused these days by all the specifications which are provided by manufactures on their Loud Speakers and Amplifiers. One of the important pieces of information you should be paying attention to is "Impedance". This will usually be provided by most reputable Speaker Manufactures and is also mentioned in the Specifications of most Amplifiers. But we commonly get asked I need an Amplifier which will output a 4 ohm signal. What if we told you there was actually no such thing? Confused.. Well let me explain in more detail what impedance is and how it applies to both Loud Speakers and Amplifiers. What is Impedance? Impedance is...

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Tune Your Home Theatre Subwoofer Volume and Cross Over

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Tune Your Home Theatre Subwoofer Volume and Cross Over

Now there are two different ways you can tune your home theatre subwoofer. You can use the built in bass management controls of the subwoofer or use the bass management built into your AV Receiver. There both quite simple to configure but you’d be surprised how many people have them setup incorrectly, usually with the subwoofer gain set all the way in an effort to get the most bass, which will result in a boomy and awful sound.   Subwoofer Bass Management Controls: First you need to set the cross over frequency by adjusting the knob on the back of your home theatre subwoofer. This is the setting...

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