Professional Audio Consultants Technology Blog

As proprietor of an audio/video retailer in New Jersey, I hear lots of discussions about home cinema entertainment. And a lot of what I hear is wrong. Here are five of these “urban legends” that need a reality check:
You can’t experience the highs of having a home theater without experiencing the lows – as in the low bass notes that only high quality subwoofers can reproduce. Low frequency bass notes are the foundation for accurate reproduction of music and movie soundtracks in a home stereo system. But most of today’s compact speakers have insufficient bass output to recreate these tones. High quality subwoofers add back the lowest octaves of bass smaller speakers struggle to reproduce.