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Video: Crutchfield Listening Station: AKG K 272 HD headphones

Video: Crutchfield Listening Station: AKG K 272 HD headphones

by Video Guest

Crutchfield Advisor Ringo talks about the AKG K 272 HD around-the-ear headphones and why the AKG name is so well-known to professional musicians.

 
Learn the Language of Good Sound

Learn the Language of Good Sound

by Jim Richardson

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.

 
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.

 
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: Erica's Home Office Makeover

Video: Erica's Home Office Makeover

by Erica Simmons

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.

 
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.

 
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...

 
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.

 
Bose® Computer MusicMonitor® speakers

Bose® Computer MusicMonitor® speakers

by Tara W.

Can you use the Bose® Computer MusicMonitor® speakers with an iPad®? Tara did, and reports back on the experience (and the sound).

 
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.

 

Multi-room Music & Video Glossary

by Amanda P.

Definitions of common multi-room audio and video terms.

 
Satellite Radio Vehicle Installation Guide

Satellite Radio Vehicle Installation Guide

by Crutchfield Writing Team

There are several ways to get satellite radio in your vehicle. The two most popular in-car satellite radio products are Dock and Play tuners and dedicated in-car tuners. This guide will walk you through the basics of installing each.

 
Satellite Radio Glossary

Satellite Radio Glossary

by Matt Freeman

Learn about the features and specifications included in satellite radio technology.

 
Video: Bose® QuietComfort ®15 Noise Cancelling® Headphones

Video: Bose® QuietComfort ®15 Noise Cancelling® Headphones

by Ken Nail

Learn about what makes Bose's QuietComfort 15 Noise Cancelling Headphones different from the crowd, from their advanced technology to their travel-friendly design.

 
Video: Installing In-wall and In-ceiling Speakers — The Basics

Video: Installing In-wall and In-ceiling Speakers — The Basics

by Video Guest

This video covers show you the basics of in-wall and ceiling speaker installation and answers some of the most commonly asked questions.

 
Video: Panamax M5400-PM power line conditioner and voltage regulator

Video: Panamax M5400-PM power line conditioner and voltage regulator

by Video Guest

Martha from Panamax shows the great features on the Panamax M5400-PM power line conditioner and voltage regulator.

 
Video: Bose® QuietComfort® 3 headphones

Video: Bose® QuietComfort® 3 headphones

by Video Guest

Bose® QuietComfort® 3 Acoustic Noise Cancelling® headphones use patented Acoustic Noise Cancelling® technology to minimize unwanted sounds.

 
Video: How to Install a Satellite Radio or GPS Antenna

Video: How to Install a Satellite Radio or GPS Antenna

by Robert Ferency-Viars

Crutchfield shows you how to install an antenna in your vehicle for a satellite radio or GPS navigation system.

 
Video: Speaker Cable Basics

Video: Speaker Cable Basics

by Video Guest

Learn about the key things you should consider when buying speaker cable.

 
Home speakers 101

Home speakers 101

by Loren Barstow

Learn how to choose, connect, and set up speakers for great music and home theater performance.