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What Are Dedicated Car Satellite Radios?

What Are Dedicated Car Satellite Radios?

by Matt Freeman

An overview of satellite radios that work exclusively in the car.

 
Video: Panamax MB850 Uninterruptible Power Supply & Surge Protector

Video: Panamax MB850 Uninterruptible Power Supply & Surge Protector

by Chris Egner, Video Guest

Learn about Panamax's MB850, including how it can act as a battery backup for your audio/video gear, while also protecting your whole system from harmful power surges.

 
Five Room-friendly Ways to Add Surround Sound Speakers

Five Room-friendly Ways to Add Surround Sound Speakers

by Amanda P.

Looking for tips on connecting surround speakers? Hoping to avoid a tangle of cables tripping up anyone who crosses your living room? These guidelines should help.

 
Crutchfield Labs: open for business

Crutchfield Labs: open for business

by Steve Kindig

Our new in-house Labs will help us dig even deeper into the equipment we sell. From acoustically optimized listening rooms to advanced test benches, we'll bring you meaningful measurements along with real-world impressions from our savvy experts.

 

Home theater receivers FAQ

by Dave Bar

How much power do I need? Do I have to connect my video sources to my receiver? Do I need a 3D-ready receiver for my 3D TV?

 
Video: Connecting Your Computer to Your Stereo

Video: Connecting Your Computer to Your Stereo

by Video Guest

Steve Silberman from AudioQuest visited Crutchfield to share some techniques for hooking our computers up to our stereos and getting better sound.

 
Headphones Glossary

Headphones Glossary

by Crutchfield Writing Team

Learn about the different types of headphones and popular features.

 
Converting records to CD and MP3

Converting records to CD and MP3

by David Dawson

Miss your favorite records? Converting them to CD or MP3 can make them easier to enjoy more often and in more places.

 
Home stereo speakers buying guide

Home stereo speakers buying guide

by Kristen Schaub

Stereo speaker setups can give you great sound without sacrificing much space.

 
Video: Introducing the Crutchfield Labs

Video: Introducing the Crutchfield Labs

by Steve Kindig

Steve, Crutchfield A/V Editor, gives us a tour of the Crutchfield Labs. He talks about why we built the Labs and how they can help us find you the right gear.

 
Video: Cambridge Audio DacMagic Plus

Video: Cambridge Audio DacMagic Plus

by Video Guest

Ben from Cambridge Audio talks about their brilliant digital-to-analog converter, the DacMagic Plus. It's designed to improve the sound from all your digital sources.

 
Introduction to Wi-Fi ®

Introduction to Wi-Fi ®

by Ryan Steele

An introduction and overview of Wi-Fi wireless technology, its advantages and disadvantages, and the future of the technology.

 
Satellite Radio FAQ

Satellite Radio FAQ

by Matt Freeman

What does satellite radio sound like? What will I hear on satellite radio? Does satellite radio carry local stations? Can I get satellite radio in a leased vehicle? Plus more...

 
Tips on Working with Your Builder or Contractor

Tips on Working with Your Builder or Contractor

by Amanda P.

Working with a contractor is a new experience for a lot of folks. In this article, you'll find some quick tips to help you get the results you want.

 
Video: Erica's Home Office Makeover

Video: Erica's Home Office Makeover

by Erica S.

When Crutchfield designer Erica learned that one of her roommates would be moving, she decided to take the opportunity to set up a home office. She wanted a clean uncluttered look, and the ability to really enjoy her music while working.

 
Sennheiser HD 650 headphones

Sennheiser HD 650 headphones

by Ralph Graves

I spent some time with the Sennheiser HD 650 high-performance stereo headphones recently. I think I was most impressed with the impression they didn't leave. Sometimes headphones...

 
Installing In-wall, In-ceiling, and On-wall Speakers

Installing In-wall, In-ceiling, and On-wall Speakers

by Tara W.

This is a thorough, informative guide to help you install in-wall, in-ceiling, or on-wall speakers.

 
Speaker Placement for Stereo Music Listening

Speaker Placement for Stereo Music Listening

by Loren Barstow

Paying attention to where your speakers are placed and how they're positioned can dramatically improve the sound of all your music.

 

CD, CD-R, SACD, and DVD-Audio Glossary

by Loren Barstow

Learn about Compact Disc features and performance specifications.

 
Video: Sennheiser HD 800 headphones

Video: Sennheiser HD 800 headphones

by Video Guest

Eric Palonen from Sennheiser was at Crutchfield for a training session, and showed us the Sennheiser HD 800 headphones, stereo headphones designed for audiophiles.