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What is HDMI-ARC and is it for you?

What’s the best way to get the sound on your home theatre working? That used to be a pretty easy question to answer, back when the humble RCA cable was the height of modern technology. Now,…


Can an antenna short out in the rain?

Sort of depends on what kind of antenna, and… First of all, put your fears to rest because a properly installed, maintained, and grounded antenna will not short out in the rain. It also won’t…



Why is DIRECTV using big power bricks now?

If you’ve been using a newer DIRECTV receiver like the H25, you’ve noticed that DIRECTV has started using big “power bricks” instead of simple power cords. It’s kind of silly that the power supply for the tiny C41…







ATSC 3.0 is coming and you should not care

Yes, I’m a little cynical. The Advanced Television Standards Committee, the people who designed the HDTV standards we use today, have gotten a lot closer to release version 3.0 of the ATSC standard. There are some…