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Soundlink Color Won't Turn On - How to Fix It (Solved)
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SoundLink Color Won’t Turn On (Solved)

Is your Bose SoundLink Color refusing to turn on when it isn’t plugged into a standard home receptacle? Does the battery accept a charge when these issues happen with your equipment? If you’re troubleshooting your SoundLink Color, you’ll find that the speaker won’t always turn on when using the battery. […]

The Pros and Cons of Big Subwoofer Drivers
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Pros and Cons of Big Subwoofer Drivers

If you want to measure the essential factors of a subwoofer’s performance, you’ll look at the sound pressure level (SPL) and low-frequency extension specs for the unit. When you want music that makes your clothing shake and put an extra beat in your chest, the general rule is that something […]

PCM vs. Bitstream
Home Stereo Systems, Software

PCM vs. Bitstream

Pulse-Code Modulation (PCM) and Bitstream are the two primary methods of sending audio from an input to a television or compatible computer. Both options deliver roughly the same audio quality. The difference between the two involves how the setup on your device decodes the compressed sounds that get delivered to […]

How to Connect 4 speakers to a 2 channel Amp
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How to Connect Four Speakers to a Two-Channel Amp

If you have four speakers to connect to a two-channel amp, it might feel like you need to change your equipment setup. Do you need a four-channel amp for four speakers? How you approach this situation depends on the speakers and the amplifier. Their impedance levels and limits dictate how […]

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Best Tips for Sealing a Speaker Box

If you don’t seal a speaker box correctly, your audio system cannot accurately reproduce the low frequencies. The container’s air serves as an insulator, just as it does for double-pane windows and any other application. Trapped air also works like a shock absorber, which lets the speaker move with more […]

Why Does My Subwoofer Make a Popping Noise
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Why Does My Subwoofer Make a Popping Noise?

Subwoofers start popping for several reasons. When there is too much distortion or power going to the speaker, you’ll experience problems with your audio. When the incoming signals tell the cone to move too far forward or not far enough, you’ll get the distorted audio that becomes so annoying when […]

Can You Use Coax as Speaker Cable
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Can You Use Coax as Speaker Cable?

Coax is a shortened term used to describe coaxial cable. Telecommunications companies and Internet providers globally use this wiring option because it effectively transfers audio and video data. It didn’t take long for people to realize that high-speed communication needed a better transportation medium than what was available in the […]

How to Connect 2 Speakers to 1 Amplifier
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How to Connect Two Speakers to One Amplifier

You can connect two speakers to one amplifier to achieve specific results. You won’t need to use volume controls or individual switching when set up correctly, helping multiple ceiling speakers, large backyards, or any other situation when a standard setup isn’t enough. When you connect two speakers to a single […]