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What's The Most Important Speaker In Your JENSEN Home Theatre System?

JENSEN 5.1 surround speaker package

One of the most important things to understand about home audio and home theatre systems in general is that all of the speakers in your setup will serve a slightly different function. While there are 5.1 systems (meaning five speakers and a subwoofer), 7.1 systems (seven speakers and a subwoofer) and beyond, for the sake of argument let's use a standard JENSEN 5.1 system as an example. 

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Are You Paying For Blu-ray But Not For A Home Theatre? You're Wasting Your Money!

Are you paying for Blu ray discs

Every few years, home video takes a dramatic leap forward that changes the way we think about our favourite films and television shows. The difference from VHS to DVD was startling to say the least, as was the difference between DVD and the latest "greatest" format, Blu-ray. However, one of the most important things you can understand about Blu-ray is that you're not just talking about superior video quality. If you're paying for Blu-ray but not for a home theatre system, you're missing out on a big part of the experience you've already paid so much for. 

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Why Calibration Matters For Your JENSEN Home Theatre Speakers

Why Calibration Matters For Your JENSEN Home Theatre Speakers

Once you've installed your brand new, state-of-the-art JENSEN home theatre speakers, there is still one incredibly important step that you need to take to help get that crystal clear audio experience you've been wanting. Calibration isn't just recommended for your new JENSEN home theatre system - it is a more than worthy investment for a number of key reasons.

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Common Mistakes When Setting Up A Home Theatre System

Common Mistakes When Setting Up A Home Theatre System

Even the best JENSEN in wall speakers or in ceiling speakers will only serve you so well if you fail to properly set up your home theatre system in the first place. If you get everything hooked up and installed and find that your favourite content doesn't sound quite right, it's likely because you made one of a few common mistakes somewhere along the way. Luckily, they all have very easy fixes. Even the best JENSEN in wall speakers or in ceiling speakers will only serve you so well if you fail to properly set up your home theatre system in the first place. If you get everything hooked up and installed and find that your favourite content doesn't sound quite right, it's likely because you made one of a few common mistakes somewhere along the way. Luckily, they all have very easy fixes. 

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Home Theatre Speakers vs Sound bars

One of the best parts about being a home theatre aficionado these days is also one of the biggest challenges: you have so many different options to choose from depending on your needs. Do you go with a traditional home theatre system with floor standing, or <a href="/in-wall-speakers">in-wall speakers</a>, or do you look for something a little more subtle? Are in ceiling speakers to your liking, or would you prefer a set of JENSEN in wall speakers to maximize your environment? Another option that has grown in popularity in recent years is the soundbar, which replaces a full set of speakers altogether for very different results.

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How To Know When It's Time To Upgrade Your JENSEN Home Theatre Speakers

Upgrade to Jensen in-wall speakers

A common misconception in the world of home theatre is that you need to upgrade your equipment without fail every few years. This is not the case: if you've been enjoying your JENSEN in-ceiling speakers, in wall speakers or other options connected to your home theatre system, you still will - they're built to last and will dutifully serve you for years to come. However, because of the break-neck pace at which technology continues to advance, there will come a time where you'll at least want to consider an upgrade to guarantee that cutting-edge experience you value so much. If you want to know when it's time to upgrade your JENSEN home theatre system speakers, you'll want to keep an eye out for a few key signs.

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Tips For Choosing Your JENSEN Home Theatre Speaker System

Tips For Choosing Your JENSEN Home Theatre Speaker System

As a home theatre aficionado, one of the most important things you can understand is that no two home theatre systems are created equally. While all JENSEN home theatre system components like speakers will be able to give you that stunning audio quality you're after, this is only one small part of a much larger story. To pick the right system to meet your needs, you'll have to first sit down and determine what those needs actually are and if you can accommodate them.As a home theatre aficionado, one of the most important things you can understand is that no two home theatre systems are created equally. While all JENSEN home theatre system components like speakers will be able to give you that stunning audio quality you're after, this is only one small part of a much larger story. To pick the right system to meet your needs, you'll have to first sit down and determine what those needs actually are and if you can accommodate them.

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Speaker Styles To Choose Depending On Your Needs

Speaker Styles To Choose Depending On Your Needs

Once you've begun to put together your very own home theatre system, one of the most important decisions you have to make involves the style of speaker that you choose. For the sake of argument, let's say that you're looking at three different speakers that are alike in terms of quality and power - the only thing different is the style. So which one is the "right one" - floor standing speakers, in-ceiling speakers or in wall speakers? The answer will ultimately come down to your own needs.

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Room Acoustics - It's More Important Than You Think

Home Theatre Room Acoustics

There is an element to home theatre system design that is every bit as important as your JENSEN floor standing speakers, your in-ceiling speakers, your in wall speakers or even your subwoofer. Unfortunately, it's also one that people don't pay nearly enough attention to - room acoustics. Acoustics are defined simply as the qualities of a room that determine how sound reacts in it. The number of windows, the height of the ceilings, and even whether you have hardwood floors or carpeting can all affect your home theatre system sound quality in a number of ways that are more than worth exploring.

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Why Are Subwoofers Important For Home Theatre?

Jensen Elite 606 Sub Woofer Speaker

With so many options available for your home theatre system regarding JENSEN floor standing speakers, in wall speakers, in-ceiling speakers and more, sometimes it's easy to forget about another element that is just as important to the overall experience that you're trying to create: the subwoofer. Designed to accurately recreate those deep, booming bass tones that made such an impression on you in the local cinema, JENSEN subwoofers are an important part of your home theatre plans for a number of key reasons. JENSEN loves bass and we’ve built our reputation on creating quality subwoofers with massive performance to match. That’s why JENSEN has more subwoofers in Australian households than any other brand. 

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Why Are JENSEN Elite-303's the 'Holy Grail' of In-Wall Speakers?

JENSEN Elite 303 In Wall Speakers

When you purchase a set of JENSEN floor standing speakers, in-ceiling speakers or even a subwoofer, your ultimate goal is always the same: you want the "best of the best." You want something that will not only make your favourite films and television shows come to life, but that will truly be worth the investment and will show off your system in a big way to all of your friends and family members. If you're putting together a home theatre system and are looking for the holy grail of in wall speakers, look no farther than the JENSEN Elite-303 for a number of important reasons.

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Are In-Wall Speakers Powerful Enough For The Job?

JENSEN Elite 303 in Wall Black

If you want to build your dream home theatre system that you've always desired, you certainly aren't without your options. When selecting the correct speakers for your environment, many people choose to go the more traditional route with floor standing speakers and wall-mounted wall speakers, while others seek a more subtle solution. 

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Do I Need A Subwoofer For My Home Theatre?

Jensen X165 Subwoofer

When purchasing a JENSEN home theatre system, you will invariably ask yourself the question, "Do I actually need to buy a subwoofer, or can I get along without one?" This will be especially true if you live in an apartment or if you're working with a space that might not be able to hold yet another item on the floor comfortably.

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The Benefits of Rear In-Ceiling Speakers And The Right One For You

Jensen EHT-6 In-Ceiling Speakers

The simple fact of the matter is that you really can't go wrong with JENSEN in-ceiling speakers for your home theatre system, especially if you're trying to recreate that cinematic experience in the comfort of your own home as closely as possible. Choosing the correct rear in-ceiling speakers for your environment however, does bring with it a variety of different benefits.

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Internet Connectivity For Your Home Theatre - A Match Made In Heaven

Home Theatre Internet Connectivity

Like most people, you invested the money in a set of JENSEN floor standing speakers, in-ceiling speakers or in wall speakers for one very specific reason: you wanted the best. You love movies, television, and music and you want to be able to recreate the experience and the feeling you get down at your local   Gold Class Village Cinema in the comfort of your own home as accurately as possible. 

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Installation Tips For JENSEN Home Theatre Speakers

JENSEN Home Theatre Speaker Installation

If you've just purchased a brand new set of JENSEN floor standing speakers, in wall speakers or in-ceiling speakers for your home theatre system, congratulations - the Earth-shattering sound and powerful viewing experience that you've been after has finally arrived. The next part of the process involves getting everything all hooked up exactly the way you want it, which is definitely something that causes a bit of anxiety in many people. It certainly doesn't have to, however, so long as you keep a few key installation tips and tricks in mind.

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Tips and Tricks for Troubleshooting Your Home Theatre Speakers

Troubleshooting Your Home Theatre System

Whether you've invested in a high quality set of JENSEN floor standing speakers, in-ceiling speakers or in wall speakers, one thing is certain - you can't expect any piece of technology to operate 100% perfectly 100% of the time. Every so often things can and will go wrong, as Murphy's Law seems hell bent on proving every now and again.

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5.1 vs 7.1 vs 9.1: Which is Best for You?

7.1 In Wall Surround Sound

So you've made the decision to go with a set of high quality JENSEN floor-standing speakers, in-ceiling speakers or in wall speakers - congratulations! You've just taken a bold first step into a world where the term "cinema" more accurately describes the most enjoyable room in your own home than it does the local multiplex in your area.

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How To Choose The Correct Speakers For Your Environment

How To Choose The Correct Speakers For Your Environment

A simple fact of the matter is that not all speakers are created equally. While investing the money in a high quality set of home theatre speakers from JENSEN will certainly allow you to achieve the immersive experience that you're going for, there are still a number of variables that you have to consider.

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The Home Theatre Receiver - The 2nd Key To Your Overall System

The Home Theatre Receiver - The 2nd Key To Your Overall System

Any audiophile worth his or her salt will tell you that speakers are the most essential part of any home theatre system. After all, without a high quality set of floor standing speakers, in-ceiling speakers or in wall speakers at your side, how are you supposed to recreate the type of immersive experience you get down at the local Multiplex in the comfort of your own home? 

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How Often Should I Be Upgrading My Home Theatre Speakers?

How Often Should I Be Upgrading My Home Theatre Speakers?

Any home theatre system aficionado has fallen into this situation at some point in their lives: they spent a great deal of money on the latest and greatest that technology had to offer, only to find out that it didn't stay the "latest and greatest" for very long. It's just six months after your initial purchase and that amazing new set of floor standing speakers or in wall speakers that you purchased is now "obsolete" - at least on paper.

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Ways To Incorporate JENSEN In-Ceiling Speakers Beyond Your Home Theatre

Ways To Incorporate JENSEN In-Ceiling Speakers Beyond Your Home Theatre

When people start looking for a set of in wall speakers, floor standing speakers or some other type of high quality audio solution, the number one use is usually the same: they're trying to accurately recreate the experience of going to the cinema in their own home and blow the roof of the place at the same time.

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Misconceptions About In-Ceiling Speakers

Misconceptions About In-Ceiling Speakers

Whether you're purchasing a nice set of JENSEN floor standing speakers, in wall speakers, in-ceiling speakers or something else entirely, the end goal is always the same: you're trying to build the best home theatre system that money can buy to accurately recreate the cinema experience in the comfort of your own home.

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Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your JENSEN In-Ceiling Speakers

Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your JENSEN In-Ceiling Speakers

When putting together the home theatre system of your dreams, arguably the most important element to consider is your speakers. Studies have been done that show sound is just as important, if not more, than the visual images that you're seeing at the same time.

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JENSEN In-Ceiling Speakers: The High Quality, Low Profile Option You've Been Searching For

JENSEN In-Ceiling Speakers: The High Quality, Low Profile Option You've Been Searching For

When designing a home theatre system, one of your biggest goals is always to make an impression.

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Wireless Speakers: The Pros & Cons

Wireless Speakers: The Pros & Cons

A lot has been made about wireless speakers in the last few years, but they're so new that they still have an air of mystery about them. Can wireless speakers truly deliver the type of power that you're after in a home theatre system? Does the benefit of not having any wires truly outweigh any potential downsides that there may be?

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Myths About Speaker Wire

Myths About Speaker Wire

If you've walked into a big box electronics retailer in the last few years, you're no doubt aware of just how difficult it can be to do something as seemingly simple as purchase a length of speaker wire for your in wall speakers, in-ceiling speakers or floor standing speakers.

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Is Bigger Better When It Comes To Speakers?

If you're in the process of putting together a home theatre system, there are a few key areas to pay attention to. There's a popular idea in the audiophile community that "bigger is always better" when it comes to speakers. After all, large speakers not only give you the volume that you're after, but they also add extra dimension to the proceedings by way of the earth-shattering base that you just won't find anywhere else. Right?

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A History Of JENSEN Speakers

A History Of JENSEN Speakers

Any telling of the history of JENSEN speakers would not be complete without a mention of the company's founder, Peter L. Jensen. Peter didn't necessarily get into the world of business in order to develop the highest quality sound and recording equipment imaginable - that was a by-product of his true goal, which was innovation. All the way back in 1927, Jensen founded the Jensen Radio Manufacturing Company. At the same time, he began producing speaker equipment for not only commercial radios, but also for use in the military as well.

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