Video Signals & Cables: Summary

This is the summary of the previous five articles looking at the different video signals and connectors commonly used in Home AV. Previously we...

How do I choose which Flat Screen TV to buy

Asking which flat screen TV to buy is similar to asking which car to buy. There are many choices, but at the end of...

Understanding Speaker Impedance

Speaker impedance is often presented as a complex subject and therefore is either ignored or misunderstood. A basic understanding of speaker impedance is not...

Speaker Selector Switch Simulators

The speaker selector switch simulators presented here demonstrate how speaker selectors deal with speaker impedance and power distribution. Speaker selector switches are used to...

How do I connect a VCR to a Flat Screen TV

You may still have many video tapes that you like to play but find it hard to connect a VCR to your new flat...
HDMI connector

Video Signals & Cables: HDMI

In this article, we look at HDMI: what it is, where it is used, and what cables are used for HDMI. This is the...

How do I connect my Flat Screen TV

Connecting your TV is not as hard as it looks. All the sockets on the back and up the side of a flat screen...

Video Signals & Cables: Composite Video

In this article, we look at composite video signal: what it is, what cables to use, where composite video is used and the problems...

Connecting Speakers FAQs

After answering nearly 1000 questions on connecting speakers on this website, some common themes have emerged. Please read the answers to these Frequently Asked Questions...

Speakers in Parallel Calculator

Simple Calculation for Speakers in Parallel If all the speakers in parallel have the...