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

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

by Video Team

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

 
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.

 
Essential electronics for tailgating

Essential electronics for tailgating

by Matt Freeman

Now, some people will tell you that the key to a successful tailgate is the spread, and they’re on to something. But experience has taught me that the right combination of...

 
Video: Panamax M5300-PM power line conditioner and surge protector

Video: Panamax M5300-PM power line conditioner and surge protector

by Video Team

Martha from Panamax stopped by to show us some of the features on the Panamax M5300-PM power line conditioner and surge protector.

 
Home theater subwoofer setup

Home theater subwoofer setup

by James Ralston

Jim Ralston outlines some tips on how to adjust your subwoofer for better home theater performance.

 
Video: Cambridge Audio Azur 851C CD Player

Video: Cambridge Audio Azur 851C CD Player

by Video Team

Cambridge Audio's Azur 851C is a high-end CD player that delivers exceptional clarity from your CD collection, and also functions as a state-of-the-art digital-to-analog converter and a versatile digital preamp.

 
Video: Installing Outdoor Speakers

Video: Installing Outdoor Speakers

by Tara W.

See the basic steps involved in installing outdoor speakers in a typical installation, from running the wire to mounting your speakers.

 
Multi-room Music Wiring Diagrams

Multi-room Music Wiring Diagrams

by Crutchfield Writing Team

These diagrams picture some of the most common ways people power multi-room audio systems.

 
Home A/V connections glossary

Home A/V connections glossary

by Crutchfield Writing Team

There are many types of connections you may encounter when setting up your new A/V system. Find out what it all means.

 
Video: Choosing Outdoor Speakers

Video: Choosing Outdoor Speakers

by Tara W.

Learn about what to look for when choosing outdoor speakers, including weather-readiness and the speaker designs best-suited for different setups.

 
Video: Planning Your Outdoor Speaker System

Video: Planning Your Outdoor Speaker System

by Tara W.

Get tips on planning your outdoor speaker system, including where to place your speakers and the other items you'll need to complete your setup.

 
Video: Rachel's Sonos Whole-House Music System

Video: Rachel's Sonos Whole-House Music System

by Video Team

Sonos systems let you tap into music from your personal collection and from the Internet, anywhere in your house. Watch this video to see how one of our employees uses Sonos at her house.

 
Receivers glossary

Receivers glossary

by Dave Bar

Learn about the features and technical specifications found on many of today's receivers.

 
AudioQuest DragonFly V1.2 DAC review

AudioQuest DragonFly V1.2 DAC review

by Dave Bar

A review of the AudioQuest DragonFly V1.2 USB digital-to-analog converter.

 
Why We Love Satellite Radio

Why We Love Satellite Radio

by Charlie Pastorfield

Satellite radio gives you four things that earth-bound radio can't: mind-boggling program variety, nationwide reception, amazing personalities, and commercial-free music. We asked some of our biggest in-house satellite radio fans to list their favorite channels and the reasons they love SiriusXM.

 

Video: Sonos PLAYBAR Sound Bar

by Video Team

The Sonos PLAYBAR connects to your TV to play movies, TV shows, and sports with vibrant, room-filling sound. But, unlike other sound bars and like all Sonos speakers, it offers wireless access to a world full of music - Pandora®, Spotify®, MOG®, thousands of Internet radio stations, and more.

 
Audioengine D3 USB DAC review

Audioengine D3 USB DAC review

by Dave Bar

A review of Audioengine's pocket-sized D3 digital-to-analog converter.

 
Video: Alpine CDE-SXM145BT Receiver and SiriusXM Tuner Package

Video: Alpine CDE-SXM145BT Receiver and SiriusXM Tuner Package

by Zak Billmeier

The CDE-SXM145BT CD receiver gives you the great sound you expect from Alpine, plus SiriusXM satellite radio's amazing variety of music, sports, news, and entertainment (subscription required).

 
Gettin' the jams in a Ram

Gettin' the jams in a Ram

by Dave Delamere

Gary was tired of weak sound and extra wires on his dash, so he installed a new Kenwood receiver and Kenwood speakers in his 2001 Dodge Ram.

 
Home speakers FAQ

Home speakers FAQ

by Loren Barstow

Anwers to commonly asked questions about home speakers.