Category: sound

Home Theater: What Is a Subwoofer?

Q. I am having a Home Theater installed in my basement and my tech guy (a neighbor) says I need a subwoofer to go with my Surround Sound speakers. What is a subwoofer? (I’m afraid to ask my neighbor because he’ll give me, well, grief, you know?) Do I really need to buy a subwoofer?

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Can You Listen to SiriusXM On Your TV?

Q. I have a subscription to SiriusXM radio in my car, but I was wondering if there’s any way to listen to it on my television? Can you help? — Tom, Cleveland. Tom, as you know, SiriusXM radio is a subscription radio service that offers scores of channels featuring music, sports, weather and news, among

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I Can’t Hear Anything From My TV’s Speakers! Help!

Q. I sometimes have trouble with the sound from my TV’s speakers. The volume is too low and hard to hear and sometimes I can’t hear it all. When I hook up the TV to my stereo system, no problem. Everything sounds great. Any idea why the TV speakers would be a problem? — David,

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