We recently completed a home theatre installation job and found there were some lessons to be learnt for anyone installing projectors and sound equipment. Continue reading
Christmas is fast approaching and in the lead up to it Sydneysiders have to get ready for something else: the digital TV switchover
According to the schedule set by the Australian government, analogue signals will be switched off on December 3 this year. A lot of people are not prepared for the digital TV switchover. Simply put, many households will need to change their old antennas to digital ready antennas. Continue reading
In March of this year, a new TV transmitter was switched on at Kurrajong Heights. A television transmitter is a device which broadcasts an electromagnetic signal to the television receivers. Put simply it sends the signal to your TV antenna.
The rationale for installing the transmitter was to address dead spots and reception problems in North Western Sydney. Many people living in the Hawkesbury district and Blue Mountains have had to resort to paying for Foxtel just to access free to air TV channels. Other homeowners have resigned themselves to the fact that they will always have poor TV reception.
We’ve been installing TV and home theatre equipment for a long time and something we consistently run into is that people just don’t know what brand or equipment to go for. There are so many choices at so many different price points.
We can talk to you about all your options and can source home theatre packages for you.
One of the most common questions we get asked is ‘Why is our reception so bad?’
There is no one-size- fits- all answer to this question. Causes of poor TV reception are varied. It might be that:
• the signal you are receiving is weak;
• there is some kind of interference at play; or,
• you have poor connections.