Amplifier connections explained

02 May
Amplifier connections explained2

Your amplifier has many plugs when you turn it around and have a look at the rear. Amplifiers have changed over the years and can be very confusing when needing to be set up to your TV, DVD, Blu-ray etc. Here is a brief explanation of the inputs: Digital In – is for connecting digital audio […]

Digital TV are you ready?

23 Apr

The old “Analog TV” signal is going to be switched off by the 3rd of December 2013 in Sydney.  In many areas in Australia this has already been completed.  If you already have a digital TV, digital set top box or Foxtel you have already made the digital switch so you will be fine.   […]

What is 5.1 surround sound

23 Apr
What is 5.1 surround sound

5.1 surround sound means 5 channels (front left, centre, front right, rear left & rear right) of audio sound and the “point one” is the low frequency sub-woofer.   The 5 speakers are designed to surround the listener just like in the movie theatres. This provides a more realistic feeling for the listener (eg a […]

RCA cables explained

22 Apr

An RCA cable is used to carry audio and video signals. The name RCA comes from “Radio Corporation of America” which is a simple and low cost designed cable.   These cables transmit signals from your DVD and VCR etc to your TV.   These cables are therefore colour coded so that you insert the […]

Audio Visual Remote Controls, Northern Beaches and North Shore Sydney

21 Apr
Audio Visual Remote Controls, Northern Beaches and North Shore Sydney

Audio Visual Remote Controls, Northern Beaches and North Shore Sydney One thing I get asked a lot is that “my remote control is not working” A few little things to do / remember: Point the remote control to the device you want to control, not to the roof! Don’t place your finger over the front of […]

HDMI explained

19 Apr
HDMI explained

HDMI means High-Definition Multimedia Interface, is a compact all in one video and audio cable which can transfer uncompressed video and audio data.   HDMI replaces the old analog cables.   HDMI cables are capable of transmitting any TV or PC video format, including high definition and 3D signals.   Almost all TV’s come with several […]