Category Archives: The Cables

How to Connect A/V Receiver to TV?

The A/V receiver helps “expedite” or at least streamline your stereo or sound system when connecting it to your HDTV, plasma TV or CRT TV. Even with the dawn of HDMI-ARC or eARC, A/V receivers remain immensely popular for home entertainment systems.

Do Ethernet Splitters Reduce Speed or Not?

If you’re short on Ethernet ports and wish to transform an Ethernet cable into two connections, there are multiple ways to go about it. Ethernet splitting is actually the first thing in your mind in such a situation. However, some people out there claim there’s no such thing as an Ethernet splitter. Let this guide disambiguate what Ethernet… Read More »

A Guide on D-Sub vs. VGA

D-Sub vs VGA: Is it even a debate? Arguably, they’re the same thing. To be more specific, VGA is a video connection standard or A/V interface (more video than audio, to be honest) for PC monitors that make use of the 15-pin D-subminiature, D-Sub, D-SUB, or D-sub connector. To compare them is an act of disambiguating what they… Read More »

XLR vs. Jack: A Comparison Guide 101

The whole point of a sound system is to relish the enthralling experience of the audio, whether it’s music, a comedy album, or a podcast. Nothing wrecks the stereo vibe and the musicality of your room quite like a compromised sound system that has less-than-perfect sound quality. This is especially true if you’ve been hearing sound at high-fidelity… Read More »