How Amplifier Specs Can Mislead You

How Amplifier Specs Can Mislead You

A helpful guide for what to look for when shopping for an amplifier. When you’re shopping for amplifiers of any kind, one of the key features you’re probably looking at is the rated wattage it can put out. In this post we’ll go over some of the ways...
Crown XLS1002 Review As A Subwoofer Amp

Crown XLS1002 Review As A Subwoofer Amp

First off, thanks to Sam Ash Music for the excellent deal on the Crown XLS1002 amp. Search any audio gear forum looking up DIY subwoofer topics and you’ll see how popular it is for people to use amplifiers made for pro audio applications, much like Crown’s...

Small Subwoofers vs. Large Subwoofers

I’ve been into stereo equipment for most of my life, but to some degree had fallen out of it for awhile before recently diving back in with more vigor than ever. I tell you that to say this: I’ve spent months researching, reading, and scribbing down...
Hooking Up A Car Subwoofer and Amp In the House

Hooking Up A Car Subwoofer and Amp In the House

Maybe you had a car system at one point and had to switch cars, or maybe you upgraded the system and wondered what to do with the old one. Could you use it in your house to bolster your living room stereo, for instance? Yes you can with a fairly simple DIY project....
SpaceX’s Internet Satellites and Ubiquitous Access?

SpaceX’s Internet Satellites and Ubiquitous Access?

It’s all over the news that SpaceX has received the go-ahead from the FCC for placing thousands of new internet-beaming satellites (dubbed the Starlink constellation) into orbit. At roughly 300-400 kilometers up, they’ll be lower than some satellites,...

Our New “TV” and the Generational Gap

For as long as watching TV has been a thing, saying that’s what you were going to do pretty much meant the same idea. You sat in a chair and stared at a box receiving video from an antenna or through cable. Programming was organized by channels, each something...