Recent technology has transformed the simple hi-fi stereo of the 1970s and 80s into the home entertainment system of the 1990s. With the advent of high fidelity television systems, HDTV and digital audio, millions of people are purchasing sophisticated electronics systems without any prior knowledge of their capabilities, cost or best arrangements. This book aims to provide anyone interested in buying and installing a home entertainment audio system with a useful guide to choosing equipment, correctly installing and maintaining equipment and performing basic troubleshooting. The book assumes no prior background in electronics and covers all of the latest technologies including HDTVs, stereo VCR, CD players, MiniDiscs and DCC tapes. It aims to give all the information needed to buy the best available system within the reader's budget and needs.
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The complete consumer's guide to customized home entertainment systems. Looking to buy a home entertainment system? Confused by all the choices? Don't invest a cent until you check out the solid advice inside! Audio pro Andrew Yoder, author of Auto Audio and many other bestsellers, shows you exactly how to put together the custom stereo system or home theatre of your dreams. Step by step, he helps you to: choose the right system for your tastes, no matter if you're on a champagne or a beer budget; Select the speakers and antennas that make the real difference in home theater performance; Install all the components without blowing your new equipment or damaging the house; Maintain and troubleshoot your system for years of trouble-free enjoyment; Take advantage of new technologies and future enhancements including HDTV, stereo VCRs, digital CDs, CD-ROMs, MiniDiscs, DVD tapes, and the integration of video (TVs, VCRs, and computers) into home audio. For audio/video novices, and even for intermediates, it's a whole new world out there. Don't waste thousands of dollars by shopping for highly complicated electronic systems before you get a handle on their capabilities, costs, and configurations. Consult Home Audio first--it's your guide to the best.
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Book Description Tab Books, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 2nd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070653461
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