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Explain Powered Speaker and Mixer. Can You Connect Powered Speaker to a Mixer?

A powered speaker, also known as active speaker and self-powered speaker, is simply a unit in which the speaker and the amplifier are held in the same unit. It also includes other accessories such as subwoofers and built-in crossovers. This eliminates the need for both external amplifiers and separate crossovers, heavy speaker wires, and the […]

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How to Set Up a Record Player to Get the Most Out of Your Vinyl

Today, music has become digitalized, such that you’ll find most people simply streaming music from their favorite online music stores or playing their favorite tracks from portable music players. However, there’s an increasing interest among many people today opting to go the vintage way of playing music from vinyl record players. Most music stores are […]

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How to Set Up Passive Speakers with a Turntable

Some few decades ago, vinyl music was the most popular form of recording and playing music. Vinyl music was later replaced by tapes, compact discs, and now digital music. Today, there’s an increasing interest among many people on investing in vinyl music. This kind of music recording is played on turntables. Turntables are making a […]

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Identifying and Fixing PA Speaker Problems – Expert Thought’s Here

You might be giving a speech and suddenly, your loudspeaker fails. Maybe you’re just setting up a PA system and the speakers disappoints. There’re many reasons why a loudspeaker may fail. Before looking at these problems, it’ll help to understand how these speakers work. Basically, these speakers work by amplifying sound from the connected component […]

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7 Tips on Improving the FM Antenna Signal of Your Boombox

Boomboxes have been in use for many years. They’ve undergone many changes to match with the advancing technology in sound systems. Today, they’re compact, more portable, and come with wireless features. Nowadays, most people use them as Bluetooth speakers and MP3 players. However, there’re still many people who use them to listen to their favorite […]

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How to Build Your Own Bluetooth Boombox with Plywood

Boomboxes that were once famous and forgotten have now come back with a boom. Today, a boombox comes with latest technologies such as support for Bluetooth, USB and being rechargeable. If you’re a DIY handy person, you can easily build your own Bluetooth boombox with plywood. Moreover, it’ll be fun and enjoyable. All you’ll need […]

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A Guide on Setting up A Soundbar Using HDMI, ARC and Optical

Nowadays, there’re many options you can use to connect one device to another. However, these methods often require use of different connectors and or cables to connect the devices. It’s often challenging for most individuals to know the cable or connector to use for getting the highest quality connection, be it an audio or video […]

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