If you're in the process of choosing home theater speakers, knowing the basics of speaker placement can help you make the smartest choice for your room.
Can a receiver that's loaded with sophisticated features be easy for the whole family to operate? To find out, David Brown tested the Sony STR-DA2800ES in the Crutchfield Lab.
Learn about the features and technical specifications found on many of today's receivers.
Wondering what pieces go into a home theater system? In this article, we walk you through each component's role.
Because most people, from surround sound novices to A/V experts, find new formats a little confusing, we've provided a quick description of how each format works.
A chart that shows what each surround format does, how many channels each uses, and the types of media with which the formats may be used.