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Absolute Sound Introductory Guide To High Performance Audio Systems

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Introductory Guide to High-Performance Audio Systems reveals the secrets of getting great sound in your home—in clear, non-technical language. Finally, anyone who enjoys music can put together a high-quality audio system—on any budget. You don't need to be a techno-geek or a millionaire to enjoy world-class sound quality in your home. Robert Harley shows you how in Introductory Guide to High-Performance Audio Systems. With this book you will discover the secrets of buying, setting up, and enjoying high-quality audio equipment. Whether your interest is in 2-channel stereo, multichannel music, or home theater (or all three), this book is your insider's guide to today's new audio gear. How to choose the perfect system for your needs, living room, and budget How to get the best sound for your money How to set up and fine-tune your system for maximum performance How to make one system deliver uncompromised stereo, multichannel music, and home-theater performance A simple, two-second test to separate the well-built speaker from a cheap imitation 3 essential things to listen for when auditioning speakers 5 system set-up mistakes and how to avoid them How to separate marketing hype from true innovation The inside scoop on the new surround - sound formats - Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD, and DTS-HD Master Audio.


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  • (a) exchange a product that is not special ordered, or shipped from one of our partner warehouses, for a new product of equal value (product purchased must be unopened)
  • (b) exchange a product if it is defective or damaged for the same product

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  • Headphones may not be returned or exchanged for any reason, only defective units will be replaced for the same model
  • Items that have been opened may not be returned


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