Transmit Clean Digital Audio with Digital Coaxial Cables

Written by Jon Martin


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Benefits of Digital Coaxial Cables

Digital coaxial cable also has another benefit related to its dedication to digital audio. Inrepparttar manner that signal transmission usually takes place,repparttar 138325 digital signal fromrepparttar 138326 source, a DVD for example, is sent to a digital-to-analog converter (DAC). The signal is converted to analog and sent throughrepparttar 138327 given cable where it reachesrepparttar 138328 receiving component onrepparttar 138329 other side. This component uses an analog-to-digital converter (ADC) to reconstructrepparttar 138330 digital signal as closely as possible. During this process, errors and variations can be introduced torepparttar 138331 signal resulting in audible artifacts and distortions that diminish your home theaterís sound quality.

Unlike with other audio cables, digital coaxial cable can transmit digital signals along its length withoutrepparttar 138332 need to convert to analog. Digital coaxial cable is capable of by-passing this process and delivers a cleaner signal to your home theater receiver.

Applications of Digital Coaxial Cables

Connections for digital coaxial cables can be found on everything from DVD players to home theater receivers. If it uses digital audio, then chances are there is a manufacturer who has made that component with digital coaxial cables in mind.

Jon Martin is the Webmaster of the Home Theater Accessories Resource. The Home Theater Accessories Resource is your guide to home theater accessories.

This article came from the Connecting Home Theater Components section of the site.


How to Place Home Theater Speakers

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Rear Speakers The rear speakers should be mounted onrepparttar walls on either side ofrepparttar 138324 audience. Their purpose is to provide a sense of atmosphere, not providerepparttar 138325 main sound for your home theater system. Therefore, they should not be pointed directly atrepparttar 138326 audience's ears or you risk over poweringrepparttar 138327 center channel andrepparttar 138328 two front speakers. Again, distance is important. Try to haverepparttar 138329 rear speakersrepparttar 138330 same distance fromrepparttar 138331 TV in order to userepparttar 138332 same amount of speaker wire and if possible have them placed equidistance fromrepparttar 138333 audience.

Subwoofer Bass tones by their nature are more difficult to localize thanrepparttar 138334 midrange and high notes ofrepparttar 138335 other five speakers. This will give you more freedom as to where to placerepparttar 138336 subwoofer. However,repparttar 138337 location surroundingrepparttar 138338 subwoofer can greatly influencerepparttar 138339 bass tones you hear. Placingrepparttar 138340 subwoofer in a corner or under a table will create a deeper resonating tone asrepparttar 138341 sound waves reflect off ofrepparttar 138342 surfaces. The placement ofrepparttar 138343 subwoofer is up to you, depending onrepparttar 138344 type of bass you want. Experiment with different locations and findrepparttar 138345 one that best suits your taste.

Realizingrepparttar 138346 full potential of your home theater speakers is not a difficult task. By following these guidelines, you will be ready to enjoy your home theaterrepparttar 138347 way it was meant to be heard.

Jon Martin is the Webmaster of the Home Theater Accessories Resource. The Home Theater Accessories Resource is your guide to home theater accessories.

This article came from the Connecting Home Theater Components section of the site.


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