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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 Team

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 Team

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...

 
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...

 
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 Team

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

 
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).

 
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.

 
Video: Sennheiser HD 598 headphones

Video: Sennheiser HD 598 headphones

by Video Team

Crutchfield Advisor JR shows us the listening station, a place where our advisors can learn more about the headphones we carry. JR talks about a pair of his favorites, the Sennheiser HD 598 around-the-ear headphones.

 
Satellite Radio Glossary

Satellite Radio Glossary

by Matt Freeman

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

 
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.