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How To Optimize Performance

With proper system setup, even a modest stereo system can provide excellent audio performance. Learn how to get maximum performance from your audio system.
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How to Make Your Own Audio Diffusers With Concrete Forming Tubes

My 10 Favorite Stereo Test Tracks

How to Make Your AV Components Future-Resistant
Many AV components have features that allow upgrading the 'operating system' or the brains of the component, a process that adds features, corrects bugs in the system and enhances overall performance.

Correct Speaker Placement
Correct positioning of speakers is one of the best ways to get the best audio performance from your system. These methods will help you place stereo speakers correctly.

Top Stereo System Upgrades
There are many simple stereo system upgrades and techniques that will greatly improve sound quality. Many of the upgrades are very affordable and easy to install.

The Benefits of Using Multiple Subwoofers
While one subwoofer may produce enough bass for an average sized room, adding additional subwoofers can reduce the occurrence of room resonances and improve the overall quality of bass throughout the room.

The Benefits of Using Multiple Subwoofers
While one subwoofer may produce enough bass for an average sized room, adding additional subwoofers can reduce the occurrence of room resonances and improve the overall quality of bass throughout the room.

How to Maximize Your Stereo System
Before you replace your stereo system, consider maximizing the sound quality of the speakers and components you have. There are many easy and inexpensive ways to get the best sound performance from your existing stereo system.

Understanding Bass Management
Bass Management helps you get the best performance from your stereo or home theater system

How to Adjust an Audio Equalizer
How to adjust the sound quality of your audio system using an audio equalizer

Top Ten System Upgrades and Techniques to Improve System Performance
There are many simple stereo system upgrades and techniques that will greatly improve sound quality. Many of the upgrades are very affordable and easy to install.

Five Ways to Get the Best Performance from Your Audio System
These five steps will get the best audio performance from even a modest audio system. A good system should have well defined bass, open midrange and high-frequency response with good imaging and these methods will bring out the best in your system.

Do Speaker Cables Make a Difference? The Scientific Perspective, Part 2
Do Speaker Cables Make A Difference Speaker Cable Test

What Is Output Impedance?
Explaining the Mysteries of Output Impedance in Audio Devices

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