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Incredible Neumann GmbH KH 420 Active Speaker

Incredible Neumann GmbH KH 420 Active Speaker

  I recently had the opportunity to work on a home theater system using these speakers for the front three channels and KH 310’s for the side and rear surround speakers.  The accuracy of all of these speakers was outstanding.  I have worked on other speakers that use similar 3 inch dome midrange drivers that performed very well… Read more

Optimizing Your Home Theater Acoustic Treatment

Optimizing Your Home Theater Acoustic Treatment

  There are many opinions about where to install acoustic treatment panels in a home theater.   You will not achieve the maximum improvement from the panels you have purchased unless you position them properly.  It is a fact that fewer panels installed well can yield better results than more installed poorly.  One key point to consider is the panels… Read more

Review Of Danley SM-60F Molded Horn Loudspeakers

Review Of Danley SM-60F Molded Horn Loudspeakers

  I encountered a home theater recently using Danley SM-60F loudspeakers for the front and center channels.   This is an unusual speaker design with all of the speakers firing into a horn.  This is a proprietary design that Danley refers to as a Synergy Horn design. This model in their line provides a 60 degree restricted area of coverage along with… Read more

How To Select A Screen For Your Home Theater

How To Select A Screen For Your Home Theater

When setting up a front projection system the screen is as much a part of the system as the room, acoustics, sound system and the projector. Deciding on a screen is an iterative process between screen properties, screen features, projector cost, projector light output, room furnishing, screen cost, seating location and the location of the… Read more

Surge Protection

Surge Protection

Protecting your home theater system from electrical damage is something you should spend a little time working on.  When you look for places that harm can come from you need to look at everything that is connected to your system.  These include power, telephone, cable, satellite and outdoor speaker wiring. The single best thing you can do… Read more