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There are lots of good reasons to buy speakers with built-in amps. And there are many different varieties of powered home speakers. We'll help you sort it all out.

Denon HEOS HomeCinema
by Video Team

The Denon HEOS HomeCinema is a sound bar and sub combo that gives you instant home theater sound, plus connects to your network and works like other Denon HEOS sources.

Denon HEOS Amp and Link
by Video Team

The Denon HEOS Amp and HEOS Link let you integrate your existing home audio system with a wireless Denon HEOS multi-room audio system.

Denon HEOS wireless speakers let you play your music all over the house. The speakers connect to your home network, and you can control playback using the HEOS app.

Whether you grew up playing records, or you're just discovering vinyl's warm, analog sound, this article will walk you through the basics of choosing a turntable.

Home automation buying guide
by Eric Angevine

Home automation, once a Hollywood fantasy, is now real, affordable, and available. Learn how it works and what it can do for you.

Power line surges and lightning strikes can damage or destroy your precious audio/video gear. Learn how to select the best power protection for you.

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

Home audio cable buying guide, includes stereo RCA, coaxial digital, stereo minijack, optical digital (toslink), and XLR cables.

Shelf systems buying guide
by Loren Barstow

Sometimes an all-in-one music system makes more sense than a rack of full-size components - particularly when space is at a premium.

It doesn't take deep pockets or "golden ears" to obtain and appreciate good sound. Learn about the terms used to describe sound, so you can find the right audio gear.

Wireless multi-room systems from Bluesound, Bose®, Definitive Technology, Denon, Wren, Polk Audio, Samsung, Harman Kardon, Sony, Naim, and Sonos

HDMI cables buying guide
by Steve Kindig

HDMI connections deliver outstanding picture and sound quality. This article explains how HDMI works and how to choose the right cables for your gear.