Home Entertainment & Cable

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Upgrading Your Home Sound System (for Dummies)

The only factors limiting your choices are budget and space.

Make the Most of Technology in Your Kitchen

It's time to take your kitchen into the 21st century.

How to Install a Low-Profile Surge Protector for Your Entertainment Unit

Protect your home entertainment electronics with this device

How to Mount a Flat Screen TV With Wall Anchors

It's sleek, it's professional, and it frees up a lot of surface space.

DIY: Flat Screen TV Wall Mounts

Get the TV off the furniture and create more space.

4 Tips for Connecting Speaker Wires to RCA Plugs

RCA plugs are common and can often improve the quality of your audio and visual connections. If you have a conversion RCA plug project that you are taking care of yourself, you'll want to be sure to proceed with care to ensure the best quality possible in overall connection performance. As you work, keep these tips in mind for the best possible results.

How to Install Fiber Optic Cables

Fiber optic cables allow internet access.

How to Remove a Jammed Disc from a DVD Player

A DVD player is a popular way of viewing videos.

6 Simple Ways to Improve Home Theater Acoustics

Bring the experience home with sound appropriate decor.

How to Build Home Theater Seating

Create a cozy viewing area.

How to Install a Wireless Whole House Audio System

Your system will create the Sound of Music.

Choosing the Right Home Stereo System

Home stereo systems are great for entertaining.

3 Tips for Hiding Cables from Your Wall Mounted TV

Here are three ways to tuck the mess out of sight.

How to Install a Media Room Projector Screen

Ideally you should pick a darker room.

How to Move a Cable Outlet

It is possible to shift the cable outlet a few inches.

How to Hook an Antenna to a Coaxial Cable

Some antennas come with a coaxial cable.

How to Fix a Broken Home Audio Amplifier

There are several common causes for amplifier failure.

How to Connect an Amp to a Passive Subwoofer

The power ratings is one thing to consider.

Ethernet Cable vs. Telephone Cable

Ethernet and telephone cables are two options for your home.

5 Types of Coax Splitters Explained

Coax splitters distribute an Internet or television signal.

How to Hook Up External Speakers to a Portable DVD Player

Hook up external speakers for better sound quality.

Television Antenna FAQs

Most over-the-air broadcasts take place on UHF.

Troubleshooting VGA Monitor Cable Problems

VGA monitor cables connect computer monitors to computers.

How to Install Surround Sound

Bring theater-quality surround sound into your home.

How to Use a RCA Cable with a VGA Monitor

The easiest way is to purchase a specialized cable.

How to Splice a Coax Cable

To splice a coax cable you'll need specialized tools.

How to Replace a Coaxial Cable Connector

Replacing a coaxial cable connector can be very simple.

6 Types of HDMI Cables Explained

It is important to know the difference for your HD setup.

Troubleshooting Common HDMI Splitter Problems

HDMI splitters can connect HD devices to HDTV sets.

Troubleshooting Common VGA to HDMI Converter problems

Moving from VGA to HDMI will improve your graphics.

5 Common Problems with an LCD Projector

An LCD projector beams images from a computer.

5 Common Fiber Optic Cable Problems

The fiber optic cable will highlight any prominent defects.

4 Common Types of Karaoke Machines

TV monitor systems are a common karaoke option.

3 Common Coax Splitter Problems Explained

Overloading and buying the wrong type are two common issues.

7 Tips for Running Coax Cable in Your Home

Coax cables are for all conventional TV & internet hookups.

How to Extend a Coaxial Cable

Extending a coaxial cable is easy.

How to Repair a Cracked Speaker Cone

Speaker cones can be damaged in many ways. Often they are bumped by people or furniture while being moved

The Pros and Cons of Ceiling Speakers

Office buildings, airports and restaurants were the first homes of ceiling speakers. They can be easily

The Dish on Satellite TV

Thinking of ditching cable in favor of a satellite system? Dish Network is one of the more prominent

How to Install a Home Cinema Projector

You have finally persuaded your partner, or your bank manager, that a projector and screen would add

How to Convert VHS to DVD with a DVD Recorder

When preserving your favorite movies or memories, the standard used to be VHS video tapes. But with the

Home Theater Systems

Home theater is huge. It's so big that, chances are, if you don't already have a setup, you have probably

Aligning a Satellite Dish

Learning how to align your own satellite dish can save you money, as you will not have to rely on the