Home Theater Systems Buying Guide
Home Theater Receivers Buying Guide
Join us LIVE as we discuss all things home audio, video, hi-fi, Wi-Fi, and smart home tech with our top brands, technology partners, and staff experts. Our live workshops air Wednesdays at 12pm ET—twice a month. Our Virtual Happy Hours get shaken and stirred, LIVE, once a month, Thursdays at 5pm ET.
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August 5, 2020
We're joined by special guests from SVS to discuss DTS Play-Fi: What is it? How does it work? What products does it work with? And more!
July 22, 2020
We're joined by a special guest from Savant to discuss all things smart homes. Topics included: what is home automation, a connected home vs. a smart home, how a smart home can make your life easier, how to get started creating a smart home, and more.
Jul 15, 2020
WWS Car Specialist, Chris Mulhearn, joins us again to discuss car stealth, safety, and conveniences. They break down radar detection, remote starters, backup cameras, dash cameras, and more.
Jul 9, 2020
Vlad Grodzinskiy (Sr. Product Manager for Klipsch), Ben Priest (Senior Vice President, Americas, McLaren Racing), and Vince Bonacorsi (VP & GM – Sales & Marketing for Klipsch) joined us on a special edition of our Hi-Fi Happy Hour to unveil the Klipsch McLaren T5 II True Wireless Sport Earbuds!
Jul 8, 2020
Special guests from Klipsch and Dolby Atmos joined us for our weekly Live Workshop & Q&A. During this workshop, the actual people responsible for developing the technology guide you through the basics of Dolby Atmos - What is it? Is it worth the hype? How can you get a surround sound experience at home?
Jul 1, 2020
Ken Zelin from McIntosh Labs joined us for our weekly Live Workshop & Q&A. This session was about amplifiers - What makes a good amp? What makes a bad amp? Is 100 watts enough? What's the difference between solid state and tube amplifiers?
Jun 24, 2020
We're joined by our very own car audio specialist, Chris Mulhearn, to discuss all things car audio.
Jun 18, 2020
Have a drink with us while we geek out about all things A/V and beyond. We discuss our favorite records, tips & tricks for record shopping, and more.
Jun 17, 2020
We're joined by a special guest from Technics to talk about all things vinyl. Topics included: vinyl vs. digital, automatic vs. manual, belt-drive vs. direct drive turntables, the anatomy of a turntable, basic turntable setup, other equipment to consider, and more.
Jun 10, 2020
We're joined by a special guest from Sonos to talk about their latest products (Arc Sound bar, Five Wireless Speaker, and Sub Gen 3), the new S2 software update, Sonos radio, and more.
Jun 3, 2020
We're joined by special guests from Cinematech to discuss acoustic treatments vs. sound isolation, the process of designing a home theater, current theater design trends, and more.
May 28, 2020
Have a drink with us while we geek out about all things A/V and beyond. On this episode, we discuss highlights of their our to France to tour the Focal speaker factory.
May 27, 2020
Special guests from Focal join us to discuss the differences of various speaker materials & designs and an inside look at how Focal makes their speakers.
May 21, 2020
Have a drink with us while we geek out about all things A/V and beyond. On this episode, we discuss 2020 TV tech and more.
May 20, 2020
Special guest Scott Cohen, National Training Manager for Samsung Electronics, join us to talk about what’s new in TVs in 2020 and what’s coming next.
May 14, 2020
Have a drink with us while we geek out about all things A/V and beyond. On this episode, we showcase some of our favorite projects and discuss different speaker solutions.
May 13, 2020
We're joined by a special guest from Bowers & Wilkins to discuss speaker solutions and how to determine which speakers make the most sense for your home.
May 7, 2020
The brilliant tech of World Wide Stereo hang out and answer your network questions... providing some cool insider tips & tricks along the way.
May 6, 2020
In this workshop, we show you how to stay connected at home. We discussed all things networks: common Wi-Fi issues and solutions, routers, how to improve your internet speed, and more.
Apr 30, 2020
Have a drink with us while we geek out about all things A/V and beyond. On this episode, we discuss the differences of both music and movie streaming services, which shows we are LOVING right now, and more.
Apr 29, 2020
In this workshop, special quests from Qobuz and Cambridge Audio join us to get to the bottom of the ultimate music-geek conundrum: digital or analog? Find out what we mean by “Audiophile 2.0” and how to have the best of both worlds.
Apr 23, 2020
Have a drink with us while we geek out about all things A/V and beyond. On this episode, we discuss what equipment we're using at home, our favorite movie and music demos, what foods we would never eat, and more.
Apr 22, 2020
In this workshop, we show you how to customize your outdoor space with the right outdoor entertainment gear. We'll discuss outdoor TVs and projectors, how to take your music outdoors, landscape lighting, and even full-property Wi-Fi coverage to control it all.
Apr 16, 2020
Have a drink with us while we geek out about all things A/V and beyond. On this episode, we discuss digital vs analog, our dream systems, our favorite demo tracks, and more.
Apr 15, 2020
Joined by special guests from SVS, we discuss how to tune a subwoofer, subwoofer placement, benefits of dual/multiple subwoofers, the differences between ported and sealed subs, and more.
Apr 8, 2020
AudioQuest joins us to discuss all things Home Hifi and how to get the best sound out of your gear - whether your source is a turntable or if you're streaming hi-res audio files from your computer. We dive deep into DACs, cables, power, headphone amps, and more.
Apr 1, 2020
We're talking how to maximize your TV picture and sound, covering topics like picture settings, different sound options, ATMOS, and more.