This brief buying guide will give you an overview of the types of speakers available for live sound use, and get you on the road to finding the right speakers for your live sound needs.
Want to share music from your iPad, iPhone, or iPod? Here are tips on how to choose the best powered speaker system for your needs.
Ready for home theater surround sound? Find out which speakers you need and what role each speaker will play in your system.
Learn how to choose, connect, and set up speakers for great music and home theater performance.
Looking for an easy way to enjoy great sound from your record albums without setting up a big system? We look at two components that make beautiful music together, and give you some cool options for playing your tunes.
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.
Bluetooth adds another dimension to powered studio monitor speakers, giving you some fun new ways to use them. With Bluetooth, you can keep your monitors connected to your mixer or audio interface for recording purposes, while at the same time listening to music or audio from other devices.
Subwoofers are speakers dedicated solely to reproducing low frequencies. No matter what kind of music you like, or how loud you like it, a quality sub can really improve your overall listening experience.
If you're gigging at small venues, you need a PA system that's compact and easy to operate. And it should be both rugged and affordable. Here are some tips on how to build the right system for your shows.
There's music inside your smartphone, waiting to get out. Here are ten ways you can share it with friends and family, and have it sound great in the process.
Many new vehicles incorporate climate controls and other features into their factory radios, making it difficult to install a new stereo. Car stereo manufacturers have responded with a variety of products for upgrading your factory radio. Don't want to replace your radio? Charlie Pastorfield reviews some of your options.
All the information and links you'll need to plan, install, tune, and enjoy a subwoofer system in your car or truck.
A car can be a great place to enjoy music, but many commuters still put up with marginal sound quality that they'd never tolerate at home. Here are some tips on how to improve your vehicle's sound, whether you're listening on a simple factory system or a multi-channel amplified setup.
C.J., a Crutchfield advisor, listens to a sound bar demo at Crutchfield, and picks out his favorite one: the Yamaha YSP-5100 Digital Sound Projector.
Ringo tells us about the Marantz NA7004 Network Audio Player and shares his experiences taking it home and trying it out as a standalone Internet radio device.
Aaron Cochran, the trainer from Audioengine, came to Crutchfield to demo their wireless adapters.
Get the scoop on choosing a sound bar for your TV. Sound bars are a great choice for small or difficult spaces, or if you don't want wires running around your room.
The Polk Audio Hampden Bluetooth speakers have a sophisticated styling and rich, warm sound to match.
This article describes how to set up a powered-speaker PA system, including setup, soundchecking, and teardown tips.
Anwers to commonly asked questions about home speakers.