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Video: Definitive Technology Mythos Speakers

Video: Definitive Technology Mythos Speakers

by Tara W., Video Guest

Definitive's Mythos speakers offer audiophile performance in a sleek, stylish package. Learn about what makes these speakers different in this short overview.

 
Room acoustics for home audio

Room acoustics for home audio

by Steve Kindig

Find out how your room affects your speakers' sound. Then get some tips on locating and treating your room's trouble spots.

 
Tips and Techniques for Home A/V Cable Management

Tips and Techniques for Home A/V Cable Management

by Amanda P.

In this article, you'll find tips and tricks to tackle common home A/V wire management problems.

 
Learn the Language of Good Sound

Learn the Language of Good Sound

by Jim Richardson

It doesn't take deep pockets or "golden ears" to obtain and appreciate good sound. Learn about the terms used to describe sound, so you can find the right audio gear.

 
Keeping your A/V Gear Clean

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.

 
Crutchfield Labs: open for business

Crutchfield Labs: open for business

by Steve Kindig

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.

 
Video: Introducing the Crutchfield Labs

Video: Introducing the Crutchfield Labs

by Steve Kindig

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.

 
Video: David's In-Wall Speakers

Video: David's In-Wall Speakers

by David Brown

When you move to a new home, sometimes your old stuff just doesn't work well in your new space. When Crutchfield copywriter Dave moved to Charlottesville, Virginia, his beloved bookshelf speakers no longer fit. So he installed a pair of Definitive Technology DI 6.5LCR in-wall speakers in order to save some space.

 
Video: PSB CS500 Outdoor speakers

Video: PSB CS500 Outdoor speakers

by Tara W.

Jeff from PSB visited Crutchfield and told us all about the PSB CS500 outdoor speakers.

 
Video: Polk TL250 Blackstone Speaker System

Video: Polk TL250 Blackstone Speaker System

by Joshua Crane

These Polk speakers use some advanced technologies to create incredibly lifelike sound that draws you into your on-screen entertainment. You can even upgrade to a seven-channel home theater when you add an extra pair of satellite speakers to the mix.

 
Video: Overhauling a Music Teacher's Audio System

Video: Overhauling a Music Teacher's Audio System

by Video Guest

We overhauled the audio system in a local music teacher's classroom. With quality speakers, amps, and components in place, the music he plays for his class sounds crystal clear.

 
Video: JBL Soundbars

Video: JBL Soundbars

by Zak Billmeier

Not feeling the impact from your television's tiny built-in speakers? What if we told you that with AC power and one cable from your television we could up your audio game noticeably - with a little help from JBL, of course.

 
Video: Klipsch Quintet Home Theater System

Video: Klipsch Quintet Home Theater System

by Tara W.

The Klipsch Quintet home theater system delivers rich, accurate sound to make all your favorite movies, tunes, and video games more enjoyable. It boasts many of the same technologies and design principles Klipsch uses in their larger Reference Series speakers, so you'll hear distinctive, dynamic sound.

 
Yamaha and Polk home theater system review

Yamaha and Polk home theater system review

by David Brown

Interested in a 5.1-channel home theater? It's easier — and more affordable — than you might think. David Brown assembled a Yamaha and Polk Audio system to prove it. Read his review to find out how this setup performed.

 
Video: Polk Audio N1 sound bar

Video: Polk Audio N1 sound bar

by Video Guest

Today's video games are designed for realistic sound effects meant to immerse you in the experience. The Polk Audio N1 SurroundBar is the first sound bar designed specifically to give Xbox gamers powerful sound that no TV's speakers could possibly re-create.