Articles & Videos: Home Audio

Many of us have music on our computers. In this video, we'll go through the steps you need to take to create a desktop audio system.

Keeping your portable player or smartphone at safe volume levels not only protects your hearing, but can also improve your listening experience in the process.

Learn how home automation makes it more convenient than ever to create and maintain a comfortable home.

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.

BDI Novia furniture is designed from the ground up to accommodate audio/video gear. Learn about the smart features that make it different from regular furniture.

Security camera buying guide
by Eric Angevine

Keep your home and business safe with surveillance and monitoring gear. This article will help you figure out which type of security camera will best suit your needs.

Keeping your A/V Gear Clean
by Kristen Schaub

Are you the type of person who has a nice A/V system and wants to take good care of it? Cleaning it regularly — and correctly — is part of the equation.

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.

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