Charl Jooste

Writing full time from home, Charl enjoys modern technology and advanced gadgets but still has a soft spot for quality reliable appliances. He is passionate about durability and quality going to great lengths to find the very best ideas and leading products to share with readers.

The Best Speakers for The Shower

The 10 Best Speakers for The Shower of 2022

While many people love to sing in the shower some prefer proper music. Who would have thought that someday our technology would have advanced to the stage where you now have the luxury of listening to your favorite music or radio station while in...

The Best Integrated Amplifiers

The 10 Best Integrated Amplifiers of 2022

The amplifier is one of the most important aspects of your sound system and the wrong one will result in poor audio quality or it not doing what you need it to do. There is a vast range of options depending on what you need.  We review the very...

Can you use 4 ohm and 8 ohm speakers

Can you use 4 ohm and 8 ohm speakers together? (Answered)

If you have a surround sound home theater system, you may consider running 4 ohms and 8 ohms speakers together.  As an example, you may want to use 4-ohm speakers for the speakers in the front, center and, the sides and 8-ohm speakers at the...

Will 6x9 speakers fit in 6x8

Will 6×9 speakers fit in 6×8?

This is a much-debated question – will 6X9 speakers fit in 6X8? It can be done, in most cases. It might take a bit of work but it is certainly possible. One thing to watch out for is the depth of the speaker. It is not just the dimension of the...

Left and Right Speakers

Which Speakers are Left and Right? 

This is an important question and if you are not sure it is something you need to know. Many people may feel foolish asking which speakers are left and right but it does make a difference and there is no point guessing and possibly getting it wrong...

Are Rockville Speakers Good

Are Rockville Speakers Good?

We are spoilt for choice with so many excellent speakers on the market but are they all good? We can’t believe all the marketing hype so one has to go on reviews, sales, tests, and public opinion. Are Rockville speakers good? The reviews out...

Do Speakers Wear Out

Do Speakers Wear Out? (Answered)

Many people wonder if speakers wear out over time. The truth is that they do, unfortunately. Speakers work hard to convert electrical impulses into sound waves using mechanical energy. If you have ever seen a speaker without a cover you will have...

Are Klipsch Speakers Good

Are Klipsch Speakers Good? (Answered)

Klipsch speakers are great. They might not be the first brand that comes to mind when shopping for speakers but there is no doubt that they are an exceptional brand. They have been around for many years and have developed a reputation for quality...

How Long Do Speakers Last

How Long Do Speakers Last? (Answered)

The good news is that if you invest in quality speakers they will last a very long time.  This will all depend on the quality, the materials, the workmanship, and the technology. Sadly, many modern speakers are of poor quality and can not be...

Are Speakers Input or Output Devices

Are Speakers Input or Output Devices?

In almost all instances, speakers are output devices. They are generally connected to an amplifier or a device such as a computer or other equipment with an analog or digital signal. These resulting electromagnetic waves are converted into sound...

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