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Home speakers 101
by Loren Barstow

Learn how to choose, connect, and set up speakers for great music and home theater performance.

If you know you want home theater sound, but you're not sure which speakers you need and what they all do, check out this helpful guide.

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.

Setting up your speakers for their best musical performance may take a little extra time, but can go a long way toward enhancing your long-term satisfaction.

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

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.

Home speakers glossary
by Loren Barstow

Learn about the features and technical specifications you'll find in today's speakers.

Home speakers FAQ
by Loren Barstow

Anwers to commonly asked questions about home speakers.

A group of audio enthusiasts got together in the Crutchfield Labs to audition a Cambridge Audio/PSB music system and give their impressions.

Speaker wire guide
by Steve Kindig

Most home speakers don't include wire. Let us help you choose the right kind for your home audio system.

Why Bi-wiring?
by Dave Bar

"There is no physical reason why bi-wiring should improve a speaker's sound." I've heard this sentiment repeated over the years by some very reputable sources. So why do many...

If you've purchased a seven-channel home theater receiver in the last couple of years, you might be surprised to learn that you possibly have lots of amplifier power just going to waste....

Monitor Audio has been building highly refined, superb-sounding home loudspeakers since the mid-1970s. Crutchfield is thrilled to introduce them to our customers.

PSB's Imagine X line of speakers gives you the kind of clean, balanced sound PSB is known for without breaking your budget.

In this video, world-renowned speaker engineer Andrew Jones discusses his latest creations and how they deliver a thrilling home theater experience.

For high-performance, room-filling sound, floor-standing tower speakers really deliver. They come in many stylish shapes and designs to fit almost any space.