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Ultra HD Blu-ray players are coming to a living room near you. We can't wait to see how brilliant and detailed movies will look playing from 4K discs.

Samsung's JS9000 4K TVs offer the same color technology and Smart TV features as their top-tier 2015 models, but in smaller sizes that fit into more rooms. These gently curved models come in 48", 55" and 65" sizes.

Samsung's JS9500 4K SUHD TVs are their top models for 2015, and for good reason. They give you incredible detail, amazing contrast, and the latest in Smart TV technology.

With a universal remote, you can consolidate all the remote controls for your home theater system and home automation into one device.

Audio cables buying guide
by Ralph Graves

Our home audio cable buying guide includes discussions of stereo RCA, coaxial digital, stereo minijack, optical digital (toslink), and XLR cables.

What's on Apple TV?
by Ralph Graves

Apple TV® is a pretty versatile device — so much so, it can be hard to get a handle on exactly what Apple TV is . At the most basic level,...

Looking for a simple way to improve your TVs sound? A sound bar may be the solution.

Speaker wire guide
by Crutchfield Writing Team

Most home speakers don't include wire. Let us help you choose the right kind for your home audio system.

Blu-ray and DVD player FAQ
by Loren Barstow

What's the difference between DVD and Blu-ray Disc? How would I connect a DVD player to my TV to get the best possible picture? My TV doesn't accept progressive-scan signals, so paying extra for a progressive-scan DVD player is a waste of money, right? Plus more...

Ready for home theater surround sound? Find out which speakers you need and what role each speaker will play in your system.

Home A/V Connections Photo Gallery
by Crutchfield Writing Team

In Crutchfield's Home A/V Connections Photo Gallery, you'll find pictures of the plugs, ports, and jacks commonly used for hooking up home audio/video gear — HDTVs, Blu-ray players, receivers, and more.

If you're in the process of choosing home theater speakers, knowing the basics of speaker placement can help you make the smartest choice for your room.