If you want your music to sound great, you can't ignore your car's speakers. Dollar for dollar, new speakers are one of the best ways to improve your car's sound.
Learn how to choose, connect, and set up speakers for great music and home theater performance.
Stereo speaker setups can give you great sound without sacrificing much space.
Are you an avid music lover? Then you should have a special space and the gear you need to properly indulge your passion. This article will help you put together a high-fidelity stereo music system that suits your lifestyle and the space you have in mind.
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.
When it's time to upgrade your boat's audio system, it's important to look for marine-rated stereo equipment that can stand up to life on the water. This handy guide will give you some tips on what to buy for your boat.
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.
What matters to you? Sound quality? Durability? Ease of installation? All cables aren't the same. In this article, we'll take a look at five things to consider when choosing speaker wire.
Jimmy, Senior Advisor Manager at Crutchfield, had a chance to try out the Bose Companion 5 multimedia speaker system in his office. He gives us his review.
The "ideal" car audio system is not necessarily the loudest one, or the most expensive one. It's the one that best meets your needs. So, the first step is to figure out what your needs are. Start by asking yourself the right questions.
A PA speaker system needs an amplifier to power the speakers. This article walks you through the basics of power amplifier applications and gives you advice for choosing the right amplifier for your system.
Some budding audiophiles look at building a car stereo as an "all or nothing" proposition. They make a wish list, look at the total cost, get nervous, and do nothing. It doesn't have to be that way, though. Installing a system in stages improves your sound without breaking the bank.
Single-speaker "sound bars" offer an easy way to get better sound. Learn all about them here.
There are as many kinds of boaters as there are different kinds of boats, so sweeping generalizations are worth about as much as a fishnet windsock. That said, if you see a little bit of yourself in these user profiles, it might help you create your ideal marine audio system.
Marine receivers are available in a variety of shapes, sizes, and configurations. Our handy guide will help you find the receiver that's right for your boat.
Learn how to get hi-fi sound from the music on your computer.
Dolly, a Crutchfield advisor, listens to a sound bar demo at Crutchfield, and picks out her favorite one: the Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50.
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.
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.