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Getting The Most From Your HiFi System

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GETTING THE MOST FROM YOUR SPEAKERS

Here's some tips on how to get more out of your speakers. Some of them are free, just requiring some elbow grease - others cost a little bit of money, but good news is that any of the upgrades we're suggesting below will likely be able to be used on your future pair of speakers as well. 

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GETTING THE BEST FROM YOUR STREAMER

Streaming is ubiquitous in the modern hifi system. Everyone wants to maximise their potential from their hifi, and there's a couple ways to do it.

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GETTING THE MOST FROM YOUR ELECTRONICS

Other than buying a new amplifier or streamer, there's a few cost-effective solutions to improving your existing equipment, and the best thing is, even if you upgrade your equipment in the future, these solutions will still work, so you're not wasting anything. 

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WHY (ALMOST) EVERY SYSTEM NEEDS A SUBWOOFER

To understand why subwoofer placement is crucial, you first need to understand nodes and anti-nodes.

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IMPROVING YOUR DIGITAL SIGNAL PATH

If you're into streaming as your main way of listening to music, something that should concern you is the network infrastructure and signal path.

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LET'S TALK CABLES

In this article, we'll discuss:

  • How decent cabling unlocks the value of the system you already have
  • The price of some of these cables
  • Cable ratios, i.e. the notion that I've spent $Y on a speaker, therefore I should spend $Y x Z% on the cabling
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The 5 Most Common Mistakes We See With Hifi Setups

The 5 Most Common Mistakes We See With Hifi Setups

Don't Make These Hifi Setup Mistakes We see A LOT of hifi setups. Naturally. And it blows our collective minds how often we come across these basic mistakes. Its not anyone's fault really - sometim...

Impedance, Preamplifiers and Amplifiers

Impedance, Preamplifiers and Amplifiers

Impedance, Preamplifiers and Amplifiers You may have heard about impedance matching your speakers with your amplifier to ensure that they have enough juice to power them across the frequency range....

Headphones – A Buyer’s Guide

Headphones – A Buyer’s Guide

Choosing a headphone may seem daunting at first, due to the sheer size of options on the market with their own respective qualities. As headphones are a very personal purchase, we thought it would ...

Clocking Explained

Clocking Explained

Tick Tock  Wasn't it refreshing reading "Tick Tock" spelt the way it's supposed to be! Anyway... Almost all digital audio products have a clock inside it. Digital audio recordings consists of a num...

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Active or Passive? Your First Hifi System | Featuring Bluesound Powernode and KEF

If you are looking to purchase your first system, you’ll need to know the difference between Active and Passive speakers. In this article we’ll be outlining everything you need to know, as well as ...

KEF LS60: Should you ditch your separates? | KEF LS60 Active Vs Integrated Amp + Passive Speakers

KEF LS60: Should you ditch your separates? | KEF LS60 Active Vs Integrated Amp + Passive Speakers

Since KEF released their LS60 Active System, one of the most common questions we get is, is it time for me to ditch my separate hifi components? Can a fully active system really outperform dedicate...