Posts Categorized: Audio

Audio Test Material I Commonly Use

Audio Test Material I Commonly Use

I get a lot of questions about what material I use to test audio.  The following are things I use frequently to confirm a proper audio setup. These discs are not generally meant as some kind of torture test for your home theater.  You should note a lot of music can be found in this… Read more

Subwoofer & Amplifier Maintenance Tip

Subwoofer & Amplifier Maintenance Tip

I see a common problem with amplifiers that are older that cause some of them to perform dramatically worse than new.  The issue is that the knobs and switches that are associated with the low voltage (preamplifier) side of the amplifier can corrode internally.  I have seen this problem with JL Audio subwoofers, M&K subwoofers, Parasound amplifiers and… Read more

NextLevel Acoustics In-Wall Speaker Review

NextLevel Acoustics In-Wall Speaker Review

NextLevel Acoustics is a relatively new company that began selling in-wall speakers and subwoofers in 2016.  They sell a CI series that is sold through authorized dealers.  This upgraded line should be considered if you are looking for high quality in-wall speakers at a very reasonable price point.  High performance in-wall speakers are not common… Read more