Even though it’s only been in the market for about a year after the end of the format wars, we take a look at Blu-Ray’s controversial and often underrated history.
Understanding Home Theater: Home Entertainment history of, what is, how-to guides?
This is a beginner’s forum to the world of home entertainment and media in its various guises. Here we discuss the basics in home theater technology, concepts and terminology. Looking at such subjects as, what is the history of Blu Ray and digital media? What is the difference between analog and digital TV? What is IMAX? DLP? DVI? HDMI? We also provide help and guidance for those setting up a home entertainment center or individual composite parts such as a DVD player, surround sound system or satellite receiver.
There are a lot of things to remember when you set out to install your own home theater system. We start off by giving you what to expect when building your room and a few things to do before starting your search for a projector.
You probably use one everyday, but if you’ve ever wondered how a universal remote control works, today’s your lucky day – we’ve got that ready for you here.
We’ve taken you on a trip into the innards of a blu-ray player, it’s time to analyze the predecessor. Ready to journey down the rabbit hole and see what lies inside a DVD player?
We take a look at not only why video games rightfully deserve surround sound systems, but also which system is the best solution for someone just starting to get their hands dirty. Want to know more? Read on to find out about 5.1 surround sound and beyond.
Sleeping with an elephant is never easy, and our American friends are rolling over to Digital broadcasting of over the air television. Canada won’t be switching for a couple years, but setting up to get Canadian analog and US Digital channels isn’t hard.
You have all the equipment you need to watch Digital Television, so what next? There are a few things you need to do to setup your TV, such as scanning for channels, which we explain here.
The government has spent a lot of money to educate consumers and prepare them for the switch from analog television to digital. However, very few people are aware of just why this whole mess is occurring.
So that old TV will not do the trick when it comes to receiving Digital channels and you are going to need a converter. Here is what you need to know about buying and installing one.
There is no easy way to change something that has worked for decades. That said, the change to Digital Television (or DTV) only broadcasting is not all that complicated, though it might take a bite from your wallet.
Home theater systems are no longer just a segment on the latest versions of Cribs. More and more people are investing in their own home theater system. But, why? Learn the benefits of spending the cash on your own movie theater as opposed to going to the one down the street.
If you listen to the news about the impending switch to only digital broadcasting, your head may feel like it is spinning. You don’t know if you have DTV, HDTV or even what the difference is between them. Read on, so that you can be ready for digital television broadcasting.