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CD player buying guide
by David Brown

Have a large CD collection? Learn about the options available on today's CD and SACD players.

In this article, we'll explain the ins and outs of setting up your receiver, so you can get all the audio and video performance you paid for.

A great TV and surround sound system can make a big difference in your videogame experience. Here's how to feel like you're part of the action.

In-wall and ceiling speaker placement
by Crutchfield Writing Team

Tips and guidelines to help you create an in-wall, in-ceiling, or on-wall speaker setup that sounds good and works with your room.

You want to get the most out of your gear. Noise and interference compromise signals from your source components, resulting in a sub par listening or viewing experienc

Powering your multi-room music system
by Crutchfield Writing Team

There are a number of different ways to power a house full of speakers. Here's an overview of things you need to know.

How easy is it to create a whole-home music system? Home A/V writer David took Denon's HEOS speakers home to find out ™ and to see how good they sound.

When rear speakers are out of the picture, is simulated surround sound a valid solution? We put Yamaha's new Virtual CINEMA FRONT surround processing to the test.

High-resolution audio Q&A
by Steve Kindig

Answers to questions about adding high-resolution audio playback to your sound system.

With a built-in digital-to-analog converter, Bluetooth, and its array of digital inputs, the NAD D 3020 is built for delivering high-fidelity sound.

With built-in Wi-Fi, a host of digital source options, and robust amplification, the NAD D 7050 amplifier can bring all your music together to make your speakers sing.

PSB's Imagine X line of speakers gives you the kind of clean, balanced sound PSB is known for without breaking your budget.