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As technology improves, there has been a renaissance in the home entertainment center. What started with the black and white television with three channels has grown into oversize flat screen TVs, competing streaming services, and home stereo floor speakers to deliver theater quality sound.


But these advances in home theater stereo systems have also made them more complex and vulnerable to problems that can turn those same TV stereo speakers into inconvenient paperweights.


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Common home theater system questions resolved on JustAnswer


The qualified Experts on JustAnswer regularly respond to home theater stereo questions like:


  • When I turn the volume up my Pioneer elite SC-55 breaker kicks and shuts down the unit. What should I do?
  • Somehow my Alexa became disconnected. How do I get her back on?
  • Have a Jensen 7022 and the radio/DVD has stopped working. There is only a red line at the bottom. What can I do?
  • I have a Bose Soundlink III, and I can't seem to connect it to my MacBook Pro. It says that it's paired with my computer, but then it says it's not connected. What does this mean?
  • I have a Kenwood stereo, can you tell me how to run cables from the tuner to the tape deck to the equalizer then the speakers?

To give you the best advice, the Expert will need some information. You should be ready to answer questions such as:


  • What device or product does this involve?
  • How long have you had your device?
  • What have you tried so far?

With this information, you'll be ready to have a constructive session with the Expert.