Category Archives: Sound Advice

What is the most important cable in your set up?

The most important cable in your sound system is the power cord. At the risk of stripping away any magic from your tunes, the music enjoyed from your hi-fi system is little more than AC power, transformed by components to reproduce a melody. The quality of this reproduction is directly determined by the caliber of […]

Why use the same brand of audio cables throughout your HiFi system?

Often times when hifi talk comes around to cabling, you will hear people preaching the importance of using one brand of cables throughout an entire system. But what possible difference could mismatched brands make—especially if they are all eminent companies each with upstanding products? Each cable manufacturer constructs their products in different ways. They use […]

Setting up a Vinyl System

Fed up with plasticky compact discs? Finding streaming just too… digital? And the less said about compact cassette, the better. If you want a truly immersive music experience, vinyl can’t be beaten. Here’s how to start your first system There’s something about vinyl, isn’t there. Whether it’s the feeling of lowering the needle onto a […]

Setting up your Stereo Speakers

Don’t just plonk your speakers down right against the wall and hope for the best. Here’s how you can make them sound their best in your home. Dynaudio’s Academy offers a step-by-step guide to Stereo Speaker set-up. So, you’ve taken your new speakers (Dynaudio speakers, naturally) out of the box, and you’re ready to go. […]