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Digital Entertainment Tricks and Tips

        Tech | Home Theater Systems

Label your cables.

Look for preprinted, heat-shrink labels for audio-visual equipment to label the wires running between components (e.g., "TV audio left," "TV audio right") as well as between the equipment and the electrical outlet (e.g., "DVD player," "TV," "DVR," etc.). If a component needs to be repaired, moved or replaced, it will take seconds to locate the matching cables.


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