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How to Get Started as an Audiophile
Making the transition from casual listener to serious audio buff.
How to Shop for Wireless Headphones
Find the best headphones for your lifestyle.
Five Tips to Get the Best Audio on Outdoor Movie Night
How to make your backyard theater sound more like an indoor cinema.
How to Turn Off Motion Smoothing on Your TV
Improve the quality of movies with the press of a button.
Looking to Hide Cables, Cords and Wires? Here’s How.
How (and Why) to Set the Volume Limiter on Your iPhone
Help preserve your hearing in a few easy steps.
Top Five DIY Home Audio Projects to Consider This Year
Enhance your entertainment experience in 2022.
How to Clean Earbuds and Headphones
A step-by-step guide to getting rid of dirt, dust and grime.
How to Get the Best Fit from Earbuds and Headphones
The best audio experience begins with the perfect fit.
How to Use Bluetooth
Out with an AV Receiver and Sound Bar
It’s meant to be a two-way street, so use both directions.
How to Use Alexa Multi-Room Audio with a Sound Bar
Play what you want, where you want … all under voice control.
Exploring the Levels of Yamaha Audio Room Calibration (YPAO™)
Here’s how to get the most out of the content you listen to.
How to Connect a Sound Bar to a TV with HDMI
Take advantage of this useful audio connection option.
Spring Cleaning Special: How to Dust and Clean Your Audio Gear
A good cleaning is the key to optimal performance and a healthier home environment.
How to Configure an AV Receiver for Gaming
There’s a world of audio options out there.
How to Connect a Subwoofer to a Sound Bar
Expand your sonic range and get ready to rumble!
How to Install In-Wall Speakers
A step-by-step guide to making installation a breeze.
How to Burn-In Speakers
This simple procedure can take your enjoyment of music to new heights.
How to Get Great Audio In Your Home Office
Incorporate some technology and you’ll be able to turn business into pleasure.
How to Install In-Ceiling Speakers
It’s easier than you may think.
How to Burn-In Headphones and Earbuds
Want to have the best listening experience? A little preparation goes a long way.
How to Shop for a Surround Sound System
Here’s what you need to know to start enjoying immersive home theater.
How to Calibrate Your AV Receiver with YPAO™
Excuse us while we nerd out about things like R.S.C. and Multipoint Measurement.
How to Connect a Sound Bar to a Computer
Explore your options for using your sound bar with a Mac or PC.
How (and Where) To Mount a TV and Sound Bar
DIY tips from a pro installer.
How to Hide the Wires in Your Home Theater
Win the clutter war with these handy tips.
What to Do When Your Wi-Fi Goes Down
There’s more to getting back online than just entering a password.
How to Develop Critical Listening Skills
Increase your appreciation of music by knowing what to listen for.
How to Use Apple
HomeKit™ with Yamaha MusicCast Products
A new way to create smart home entertainment.
Building the Ideal Home Theater
When “good” isn’t good enough.
Dialing in the Perfect Two-Channel Experience
Creating a high-quality Hi-Fi system.
How to Pick the Best Music Streaming Service
With so many choices, how do you identify the best one for your needs?
How to Use Alexa With a Yamaha Sound Bar
If you love music and movies, here’s a powerful and convenient way to enjoy old favorites and discover new ones.
How to Stream Your iTunes Songs from a Mac
Long live your iTunes collection.
How to Stream Amazon Music from Your Smartphone or Sound Bar
Listen to your favorite songs online or offline.
How to Stream Music from Your Computer
It’s easier than you think.
How to Get the Best Audio from Netflix
The popular streaming service ups its sound game to match its video quality.
Smart Home Integration — From DIY to CI Guy
Tips for getting all your devices working together.
How and Why to Bi-Amp Your Speakers
Utilize the hidden extras in your receiver for better sound.
How to Use Yamaha MusicCast With AirPlay 2
Give your streaming capabilities a boost.
How to Stream High-Res Audio at Home
Enjoy streaming bliss with Qobuz on MusicCast.
How to Use Google Voice Control with Yamaha MusicCast
Hey Google, let’s talk music.
How to Use Actions on Google with Yamaha MusicCast
Now we’re talking pure entertainment.
How to Recycle Your AV Gear
When you’re ready to recycle, do so responsibly.
How to Enjoy Great Outdoor Sound Without Disturbing Your Neighbors
The solution is more speakers, not fewer.
How to Add Streaming to Your Legacy Audio System
The right kind of preamplifier can give your system a whole new life.
How to Use Alexa with MusicCast
Alexa, how are you revolutionizing home entertainment?
How to Shop for a Subwoofer
Get ready to rumble.
How to Void Your Warranty
Own some AV equipment? Here are five ways to leave yourself high and dry.
Doing a Firmware Update on Your AV Receiver
It’s an easy process that takes just minutes.
How to Mount Outdoor Speakers
Installing Yamaha outdoor speakers is quick and easy.
How to Install Banana Plugs on Your Speaker Wire
Banana plugs are a neat and easy answer to the mess behind your receiver.
How to Install Speaker Wire
Sure, wireless is all the rage, but sometimes you just gotta go old school.
How to Easily Expand Your Outdoor Sound System
Awesome sound systems aren’t limited to inside the house.
What You Need to Set Up an AV Receiver
It’s like an AV scavenger hunt.