• Ethereal Home Theater’s EM series speaker cables deliver high-end performance at reasonable prices. The series features 14ga. high purity (99.99%) oxygen-free copper and a low-loss polyethylene dielectric that presents the cleanest possible signal path between the receiver and speakers. Cable termination is completed with gold-plated heavy duty pins, with the tip at...

  • Connection Essentials: The ABC’s of A/V Plugs and Jacks Got the Home Theater system connection blues? It’s...

  • GOERTZ Announces the Introduction of flatwire For Professional Installers June 1st 2005–GOERTZ by Alpha-Core has announced the introduction of flatwire, a product designed specifically to address the needs of the home integrator and A/V installer. GOERTZ flatwire is a 13-AWG design that delivers measurably improved sonic performance over traditional speaker wire because...

  • Do we really need silver, oxygen-free copper and Teflon to make the best cables? A lot of discussion of quality cables focuses on the materials used in cable construction. Just as with any physical product, the materials cables are made out of influence their performance characteristics, and so people want to know...

  • Everything you ever didn’t want to know about wire and should probably have been afraid to ask The components in a home audio/video system are pretty complicated to anyone without a good understanding of electronics; but wire–good, old-fashioned wire–is something we can all understand. It’s made out of metal, and it connects...

  • Hack #25 from Home Theater Hacks by Brett McLaughlin (O’Reilly Media). Running your components and cables for some arbitrary length of time when they are first purchased isn’t helpful, but letting them power on and sit for a few minutes before watching movies or performing calibration is. With even simple home theater...

  • Many of the best video cables on the market today were designed primarily for use in the digital domain; but can a digital cable really perform well as an analog cable? Can an analog cable be used as a digital cable? What’s the difference, anyway, between digital and analog cables? They both...

  • Instant speaker connectors and new wire concept dramatically reduces the time and effort needed to create custom...

  • An Interview with Gene DellaSala from Audioholics.com on Audio Cables Can cables make an audible difference? Most definitely, but usually not...

  • Do cables make a difference? If you are using BetterCables.com cables, the answer is YES! But how does one write a review about cables? A cable just sends a signal from A to B. So shouldn’t all cables sound the same? In theory yes, in reality it’s not that simple. I am...