Bose Wave Radio 1 AWR131 Review

While some may call the Bose Wave Radio 1 model AWR131 merely a glorified clock radio, its notably extensive yet not muddy bass qualifies it as more like a high performance stereo receiver; one that just happens to support clock radio functionality. Indeed, this model Wave Radio  sports a bright, easy to read green clock … Continue reading Bose Wave Radio 1 AWR131 Review



How to Control Google Home Mini Volume

There are many ways for how to control Google Home Mini volume.  These depend on the app(s) you’re playing from mostly.  But the Mini itself has two touch pads for controlling volume on its edges as well. Plus, you may control the volume with the Google Home app.  Finally, the Mini also controls loudness through … Continue reading How to Control Google Home Mini Volume



Sony MDR-7509 Headphones Review, Professional Studio Monitors

The Sony MDR 7509 professional studio monitor headphones  worked very well for the year that we owned them, and in that time, we played them with many CD players, televisions, iPods, and headphone amps.  With their deep, bassy sound and a larger version of the ever popular MDR earphone series, we were over all pretty pleased with them.  … Continue reading Sony MDR-7509 Headphones Review, Professional Studio Monitors



Sony MDR 7506 Headphones Review

We owned the Sony MDR-7506 professional studio monitor Headphones for almost two decades.  Thus we’ve played them on lots of CD players, headphone amps, iPods, mixing boards, USB audio interfaces, and stereo receivers.  Our overall experience with the 7506 has been quite good.  So here we offer our Sony MDR 7506 headphones review, where we detail and … Continue reading Sony MDR 7506 Headphones Review



Sony MDR-V500 Studio Monitor Headphones Review

We owned the Sony MDR-V500 Studio Monitor Headphones  for twenty years. In those decades, we used them with many CD players, iPods, mixing boards, headphone amps, and stereo receivers.  Here, we discuss our experience with them, along with the good and bad points about them we found. Sony MDR-V500 Studio Monitor Headphones Summary These dynamic earphones … Continue reading Sony MDR-V500 Studio Monitor Headphones Review



Koss Earbud Headphones KEB30K Headset Review

The Koss earbud headphones KEB30K noise isolating earphones overly emphasize midrange, sacrificing decent bass and treble response in the process.  Good for novice listeners though, who don’t really care about such things. The drivers, while excellent at reproducing vocal vowel sounds, the lows, due to the excessively miniature size of these buds, do indeed suffer. What you gain in miniaturization, … Continue reading Koss Earbud Headphones KEB30K Headset Review



Koss Tech 2 Headphones Review, Vintage Stereo Earphones

This is our Koss Tech 2 Headphones review, on a pair of vintage stereo earphones that we loved, at least until the cords and ear pads grew brittle and uncomfortable.  We listened to music with the   Koss Tech 2 Headphones   for twelve years throughout the late seventies, eighties, and early nineties.  They played well on several CD … Continue reading Koss Tech 2 Headphones Review, Vintage Stereo Earphones



Honeywell Thermostat Not Following Schedule, How to Fix

Here, we discuss a Honeywell thermostat not following schedule, and how to fix that.  If the thermostat is otherwise working as it should, it could be that its Schedule Hold   feature is activated. So switch this off, and chances are that normal schedule following returns. But why would schedule following ever be OFF? Well, this … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat Not Following Schedule, How to Fix



12 Volt Power Supply Adapter Failure on External Hard Drive

Switching power supplies and adapters of sizes from the very large to the almost infinitesimal, convert mains and auto electricity into the correct voltage, current, and regulation levels necessary for running today’s high tech computing devices. These run everything from cell phones and tablets, laptop and desktop computers, to just about any IT technology gadget.  … Continue reading 12 Volt Power Supply Adapter Failure on External Hard Drive



Solving Honeywell WiFi Thermostat Connection Problems

This piece explores solving Honeywell WiFi thermostat connection problems, as experienced on our Honeywell RTH9580WF internet controlled thermostat, although this information applies about as well to Honeywell’s other wireless thermostats, including the RTH8580WF, VisionPRO TH8320WF, VisionPRO 8000, et al. Solving Honeywell WiFi Thermostat Connection Problems By this, we mean that the thermostat will not connect … Continue reading Solving Honeywell WiFi Thermostat Connection Problems