Articles & Videos: TV Sound Solutions

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.

Sound bars buying guide
by Deia Zukowski

Looking for a simple way to improve your TVs sound? A sound bar may be the solution.

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.

Ready for home theater surround sound? Find out which speakers you need and what role each speaker will play in your system.

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.

Keeping your A/V Gear Clean
by Kristen Schaub

Are you the type of person who has a nice A/V system and wants to take good care of it? Cleaning it regularly — and correctly — is part of the equation.

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.

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.

With so many sound bars out there, how do you pick the perfect one? Let us help by showing you our top choices for three different types of shoppers.