Tips to Make Your Home Audio System Sound Better
February 5, 2017 11:46:01 AM PST
It's disappointing when your home audio system doesn't deliver the quality of sound that you expect. The good news is that making it sound better can be a relatively easy fix. For example, checking the cables and making necessary adjustments can help you quickly recover sound quality. While audio cables don't normally degrade, they can lose the digital signal going from the speaker to the player. This is especially common when people splice in jacks to extend cable length. Try refiguring your speaker cables by shortening them and eliminating splices instead of adding to them.
Some other easy fixes you can try include:
- Align your speakers: You will experience the highest sound quality when you set up speakers so you hear the sound from every direction. Be sure to set up the speakers with your normal seating arrangement in mind for high-quality sound with minimal distortion or loss.
- Update your equalizer or add a new one: The equalizer's job is to fine-tune all sound that comes out of the speakers. Adjusting your equalizer settings can help you get precise sound from bass and other instruments. However, it can get annoying if you have to adjust your equalizers every time you listen to music. Instead, consider upgrading or adding an equalizer with smartphone and Bluetooth app capability. This allows you to adjust equalizer settings without even having to get up.
- Separate channels with a crossover: Channel is another name for individual speakers. That means if your audio system has two speakers and one subwoofer, it's a 2.1 system. You use more channels when you have more speakers. By adding a crossover box, you can choose which channels send out high, mid-tone, and low sounds. You can achieve the best sound by using both a crossover and an equalizer.
The way you prefer to hear sound is as individual as you are. You deserve to have your music feel just right - so we encourage you to stop by our store and ask a specialist for more information!