Speaker Tech For 2014 And Beyond

Posted by PinPoint Mounts on 9/11/2014 to General
We audiophiles love speakers. We love those big ol’ box speakers that our uncles listened to Led Zeppelin on, those vacuum tube ones that amaze with both their sound and their looks, and the new ones that are growing smaller in size generation by generation. And, odds are that we will love the speakers of the future.

Picking The Right Center Speaker For Your System

Posted by PinPoint Mounts on 9/10/2014 to Tips and Advice
Anybody who knows even casual information about home-theater systems know that the center speaker is the most important audio tool for your system. Why? Well, it's where most of the dialogue comes from when you are watching a game or a movie. Your entire viewing experience can be ruined if you have a center speaker that is of poor quality - if you even have a center speaker at all.

How To Improve Home Theater Room Acoustics

Posted by PinPoint Mounts on 9/10/2014
After buying an expensive home theater system, you need to ensure that the room in which it is installed, is designed to achieve the best output from it. Sound acoustics can change widely depending upon the space and dimensions of the room. You also need to account for the kind of furniture you plan to have installed in the entertainment room. Here are some tips and pointers you can use to get the best sound acoustics for your home theater system.

Proper Maintenance For Your Speakers

Posted by PinPoint Mounts on 9/8/2014 to Tips and Advice
OK, so you have had a home-theater system in your living quarters for a while now, and you have thoroughly enjoyed the experience. But you also know that, even if you spent a pretty penny on those speakers, they may very well wear out after a few years.

Shopping For Speaker Stands?

Posted by PinPoint Mounts on 9/5/2014 to Tips and Advice
Speaker stands are generally used to support for the proper positioning of the floor standing speakers. This equipment is necessary if you'd like to boost the audio or quality of sound that comes from your sound system or speaker. This can be done through the decrease in the resonance that is produced by the walls as well as floors affecting the particular quality of sound from your speakers.

Home Theater Design: Optimum Speaker Placement

Posted by PinPoint Mounts on 9/5/2014
The standard theater arrangement is of course a screen at one end of the room, with one central speaker, one speaker to each side of the screen, two speakers providing surround left and right, and sometimes a speaker providing surround rear. If you have your room arranged this way, chances are good that you call it your home theater, and speaker placement is fairly straightforward for you. The ideal placement has the front speakers at the same height from the ground, usually either slightly above or slightly below the display, and the surround speakers at least 60cm above the heads of the viewers.

Benefits Of Using AMS-136B Speaker Stands

Posted by PinPoint Mounts on 9/2/2014 to Tips and Advice
When you are looking to install a full-fledged home theatre system in your house, it is essential to use the right kind of speaker stands to get the best audio output. The AMS-136B has been specifically designed to enable users to derive the best sound acoustics from the speakers. The 36” stand has a 5mm thick base plate and comes with seamless steel dual tubing which will ensure that all speakers are held firmly in place.

Reasons Why You Should Use TV Wall Mounts

Posted by PinPoint Mounts on 9/2/2014
With the emergence of flat screen TV’s, users nowadays prefer to have their televisions mounted on the walls of their living room. By using wall mounts, you can safely mount the TV against the wall. This will also reduce the chances of damage if you have kids or pets at home. It allows for the best viewing experience where you can sit back on you couch and catch up on your favorite sport or movie. Here are some of the different types of TV wall mounts you can use for your home or office.

Redefining Sound with Better Speaker Cables

Posted by Pin Point Mounts on 8/26/2014 to Tips and Advice
When we listen to music, or any audio output for that matter, we tend to base our experience and attribute it to the system itself.

So What Size TV Will You Get for Your Home Theater?

Posted by PinPoint Mounts on 8/22/2014 to General
You are sitting there in your home-theater room, with an incomplete system. OK, maybe no system at all. But you are now sitting there looking at your latest home-theater diagram for the umpteenth time, but this time you mean it.

Keys To Finding The Right Speaker Stands

Posted by PinPoint Mounts on 8/22/2014 to Tips and Advice
While you are scouring the Internet and your nearest home-theater retailer looking for the best set of speakers for your stereo system, you have undoubtedly come across some articles or information about the value of speakers being mounted to or in the wall and the value of good speaker stands to lift speakers off the floor and move them away from the wall to minimize distortion of the sound.

Converting Bookcase Speakers for the Optimal Listening Experience

Posted by Pin Point Mounts on 8/20/2014 to Tips and Advice
If you have an older stereo, a component system that came with your player(s), receiver, and speakers all in one box, you are probably thinking the only thing it might still be good for is a very large paper weight.

How to Get a Professional Looking Speaker Installation

Posted by PinPoint Mounts on 8/19/2014 to General
Creating a home theater system can really help you enhance your movie-watching and music-listening experience. The right system can help you feel like you are right in the theater or the concert hall.

Where Speakers Go To Die

Posted by PinPoint Mounts on 8/16/2014
They are in our homes, silent until they are called upon, but who calls upon them could make them meet their doom! Speakers are wonderful things and we love to use them to watch movies and listen to music, but there comes a time when they eventually wear out and stop working.

When Headphones Are Required

Posted by PinPoint Mounts on 8/16/2014
We love sound and sometimes we need to plug in something to allow us to have a proper listening experience without bothering anyone else in the room or out in the world.

Why We Sell Refurbs

Posted by Pin Point Mounts on 8/15/2014
If you’ve scrolled through our products, you have probably seen our Outlet items listed as “OPEN BOX/REFURB” or “FACTORY REFURB,” and may be wondering what this means. Is it safe to consider purchasing a product online that announces it comes from an open box and needed refurbishing?

Why You Should Consider Getting a Professional to Install Your Mount

Posted by Pin Point Mounts on 8/13/2014
The right mount can help you hang your speaker, your television, or your radio in places where they can create the right home entertainment experience.

Everything Old is New Again: Vinyl is Back

Posted by Pin Point Mounts on 8/13/2014
Vinyl, or something like it, is making a rebound. Audiophiles and hardcore musicians have for years continued to make small, limited edition pressings of their music. Much in the same way traditional film captures a particular grain and depth of field in the moving image, the sound of vinyl (or more specifically, the sound of analog tape recording transferred to vinyl), is a peculiar and special melding of low and high tech. There’s nothing quite like listening to a pristine vinyl pressing between your favorite speakers; no digital download or player can match it.

Home Theater in a Closet

Posted by David on 8/11/2014
We are big believers in geat home-theater systems and the wonderful audio and video that comes from such a set-up. We believe it so heavily, in fact, that we don't think anyone should be prevented from having a system just because they have a space that might seem a big small.

Weigh Your Options

Posted by Pin Point Mounts on 8/1/2014
You see, so many people decide they want this look in their home and they try the best the can, but it can look terrible if it's done incorrectly.

A Quick Word About USB in Your System

Posted by Pin Point Mounts on 8/1/2014
Any good home-theater system should have at least a couple of USB ports,. Why? Because of our mobile world.

The Two Seminar Hall Must-Haves: Space and Sound

Posted by Pin Point Mounts on 8/1/2014
Setting up a seminar hall in your office? Or perhaps you're currently planning to turn one of your house's bedrooms into a conference room.

Taking The Sound Outdoors

Posted by Pin Point Mounts on 7/31/2014
Outdoor life abounds during the warm weather months, with family activities and cookouts with friends and neighbors. Music is always a great addition for such events.

Determining The Right Height To Mount Your Surround Speakers

Posted by Pin Point Mount on 7/31/2014
Most sound aficionados will recommend that front soundstage speakers should be mounted/placed at ear level, with the tweeter of the surround/rear speakers about 2-3 feet above ear level.

How Many Speakers Is Too Many?

Posted by Nick on 7/28/2014
When we get a surround sound speaker system we tend to feel a need to have as many speakers as possible. In some cases there have been systems with double digit speaker setups, but the question must arise at times: How many is too many? There comes a point when having so many speakers will do very little to improve your listening pleasure.
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