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GETTING THE BEST OUTDOOR SOUND

Summertime means warmer days and lots of outdoor entertainment.   From lazy days in the backyard to festive gatherings with family and friends, there is nothing better than being outside on a beautiful day or evening, except pairing these moments with music.   Outdoor audio/video systems are the way to bring the indoors outside and Stereo Barn […]

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How To Prevent A/V Equipment From Overheating

Protect Your Home Entertainment System with Proper Ventilation I want to tell you how to use proper ventilation in order to protect your audio and video equipment from overheating. Using these techniques will help you: increase ventilation decrease heat pockets extend the life of your audio/video equipment These techniques also help you by making installations […]

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What is a Receiver

A guide to receivers for surround sound and stereo A receiver makes the home theater happen. It amplifies all your audio and organizes all your video sources, like a CD player, Blu Ray player, or cable/satellite box. You connect your A/V equipment to the receiver in order to give your speakers sound and your TV […]

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How to Connect a Stereo System

Setting Up a Stereo System: A Step-by-Step Guide to a Simple System I started working for the Stereo Barn in late 2007 . I must confess that when I started, I didn’t know how to set up a basic stereo system. I knew the red wires went in the red holes, black wires in the […]

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NEW McIntosh MT5 Turntable Wins Award at CES 2013

The NEW McIntosh MT5 Turntable was just announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on January 10th, 2013 and has already won an award. McIntosh lovers, get your vinyl collections ready! What Hi-Fi?, trusted source of A/V equipment reviews, gave the MT5 one of ten Stars awards, calling the turntable “the most beautiful […]

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