Interested in a 5.1-channel home theater? It's easier and more affordable than you might think. David Brown assembled a Yamaha and Polk Audio system to prove it. Read his review to find out how this setup performed.
Ready for home theater surround sound? Find out which speakers you need and what role each speaker will play in your system.
Want better sound with your TV shows and movies? In this article we'll discuss why a prepackaged home theater system may be for you.
The Klipsch Quintet home theater system delivers rich, accurate sound to make all your favorite movies, tunes, and video games more enjoyable. It boasts many of the same technologies and design principles Klipsch uses in their larger Reference Series speakers, so you'll hear distinctive, dynamic sound.
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Learn about Energy's popular Take Classic and RC-Micro home theater speaker systems.
Wondering what pieces go into a home theater system? In this article, we walk you through each component's role.
Find out how to improve your TV's sound, from single-speaker solutions to full home theater setups.
These Polk speakers use some advanced technologies to create incredibly lifelike sound that draws you into your on-screen entertainment. You can even upgrade to a seven-channel home theater when you add an extra pair of satellite speakers to the mix.
From playing music to delivering surround sound thrills, today's receivers offer more than ever. Learn how to find a model that's right for you.
Chris Egner, Ralph Graves
In this short video, Ralph and Chris take a close look at Bose's Acoustimass® 5 system, Acoustimass 10® system, and Acoustimass 16® system.
While many home theater receivers have five powered channels for surround speakers, most are now made with seven. Receivers offer choices about what to do with the "extra" channels.
Learn how to choose, connect, and set up speakers for great music and home theater performance.
Maybe you've got it all figured out, but how about your spouse, kids, or house guests? The answer is a "universal" remote control. But, you're probably wondering, what are my options, and which remote should I choose?
Because most people, from surround sound novices to A/V experts, find new formats a little confusing, we've provided a quick description of how each format works.
A chart that shows what each surround format does, how many channels each uses, and the types of media with which the formats may be used.
Want to enjoy better sound with your TV? Here are four ways to make it happen.