Articles & Videos: Floor-standing Speakers

Home speakers 101
by Loren Barstow

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

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.

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.

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.

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 Crutchfield Writing Team

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 respected...

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. PSB takes driver technology developed for their top-tier Synchrony line to deliver audiophile-quality sound.

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