Is More Than One Subwoofer Necessary?

Is More Than One Subwoofer Necessary?

JL Audio Subwoofers Elevate your Home Audio and Entertainment When you’re enjoying a new film in your custom home theater or listening to a new album from your favorite artist in the media room or dedicated listening room, you want the highest level of audio performance available. Complete immersion is ideal. But how does your home audio setup come into play over this? For true high-fidelity sound and bass, do you really need more than one subwoofer? In this blog, we’ll dive into JL Audio speakers and systems, and why bass is a critical component of a home audio installation and setup in your Noblesville, IN space. Learn why you need to feel your audio, not just hear it!   Keep reading below to see what misconceptions many homeowners have when it comes to their audio, and how we can enhance yours with the right installations. SEE ALSO: Top 3 Ways to Customize Your Home Theater Does the “.1” subwoofer channel in multi-channel audio mean you only need one subwoofer? The “.1” actually refers to a dedicated Low Frequency Effects (LFE) channel that you’ll find in many surround mixes. This setup doesn’t include the entirety of the bass in the whole audio mix. And if there is no subwoofer, the surround recording’s LFE channel audio is then played back through the system’s speakers. Then, when there is one subwoofer or more – the LFE channel audio is delivered to the subwoofers on its own or combined with the low frequencies that are in the other audio channels as well.   Is bass non-directional, or can you put the subwoofer...
3 Things to Consider when Integrating Whole House Audio

3 Things to Consider when Integrating Whole House Audio

Get the Most Out of Your Multi-Room Audio   Integrating audio throughout your home has endless ways of elevating your daily life.  But how? Before you install hidden speakers and a whole house audio system in your Indiana home, we’ve listed out below a few components to take into consideration. Once you learn how a multi-room audio system can best benefit you and your family, you’ll find that its smart features take even an ordinary day to another level. Keep on reading to find out more!   SEE ALSO: ENJOY YOUR WHOLE HOUSE AUDIO FOR EVERY OCCASION   How You Will Use It Whether you’re hosting a get-together, dinner party, or cookout – or even just wanting a relaxing day with the family – whole house audio has many purposes. You might wonder how you can put your system to use once it’s installed and ready to go.  But it turns out most events are greatly enhanced with the right tunes to accompany. Create a comfortable atmosphere and encourage conversation amongst your guests by playing background music throughout your home.  As the night goes on, you can browse through your media library, or scroll through Spotify or Pandora, and select dance playlists or switch to a crowd-favorite jam. Wanting to finish up an audiobook?  Your system isn’t only limited to music and parties.  You can listen to your latest audiobook, turn on ambient sounds as you nap, or listen to a podcast. You won’t ever run out of ways or reasons to utilize your whole house audio – you’ll find time in everyday life to turn up the volume...
Want to Jam Out to Tunes in Every Corner of Your Home?

Want to Jam Out to Tunes in Every Corner of Your Home?

Take Your Music to Any Room with a Whole House Audio System Imagine your favorite songs and albums playing for you as you walk throughout your home and go about your day.  Imagine listening to any song you’d like and switching to any genre you’re in the mood for with a simple press of a button. This can become reality! Today’s music systems allow you to turn on music on command, adjust volume from any room, and search through songs all from your smartphone or another smart device.  It’s that easy – and that luxurious. Read on to see how a whole house audio system can transform daily life in your Indianapolis, IN living space! SEE ALSO: QUALITY IS MAKING A COMEBACK: DO YOU KNOW YOUR AUDIOPHILE LINGO? What We Love about Distributed Audio (and Think You Will Too) The greatest thing about whole house audio is that your system is entirely integrated to create a seamless, high-quality sound every time.  You get to have the best listening experience with one cohesive system. There will be zero clutter or intrusion on your space’s interior design and décor.   You can easily hide away all the equipment, wiring, and other audio components in a storage closet or space. The equipment will be linked to your speakers in every room so you can control them all with no hassle.  And if you don’t want floor-standing or bookshelf speakers, in-wall or in-ceiling ones mean you won’t have any disturbance to your room’s aesthetics at all. Managing the whole system means using one centralized source, whether it be your smartphone, tablet, or another smart...