What Are Passive Radiators in Speakers?

Passive radiators are used in many modern speakers because they are a terrific way to get a whole lot of extra oomph out of a sound system without diverting valuable energy into creating that lovely bass effect that we all enjoy so much. They are common in smaller, modern, computer-driven speaker systems largely because they … Read more

Paradigm Trade Up Special

Just in time for the holidays, Trade UP any brand of old speakers for 20%-off a pair of Paradigm Prestige or new Premier Tower Loudspeaker models. Take advantage of the Paradigm Trade UP offer now: Trade IN any brand of old speaker you don’t want anymore, and get a minimum* of 20%-OFF the purchase price of any pair of … Read more

home theatre projector buying guide

Home Theatre Projector Buying Guide

Buying the best home theater projector for your needs can be a daunting task due to the large number of factors to consider. Contrast, resolution, aspect ratio and brightness are all important specifications, which can vary greatly between models. The price range of projectors is similarly large, ranging from less than $1,000 to $80,000. The most popular brands of projectors include JVC, Epson and Sony. This buying guide will show you how to narrow down your choices by focusing on the factors that are most important to you.

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Dolby Atmos Surround Sound

Advanced Audio: How Dolby Atmos Brings Surround Sound To New Heights

Sound is nothing if not complex. In any given scene of a movie, concert, or game, there are dozens of different sounds happening simultaneously, each of which contributes to the overall quality of the audio. Surround sound systems seek to include each of these contributing sounds for a rich listening experience, but doing so requires both advanced audio storage methods and a flexible speaker system that can blend multiple different sounds at different levels of intensity. As one of the most complex surround sound systems on the market, Dolby Atmos can play sound from a wide range of objects at once, allowing you to experience every element of modern audio.

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