Floor-standing Speakers: Articles & Videos

Home speakers 101

Home speakers 101

by Loren Barstow

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

 
Video: Speaker Placement for Great Sound

Video: Speaker Placement for Great Sound

by Tara W., Video Guest

Learn about the basics of good speaker placement, so you can set up your speakers to deliver the best sound for your room.

 
Home stereo speakers buying guide

Home stereo speakers buying guide

by Kristen Schaub

Stereo speaker setups can give you great sound without sacrificing much space.

 
Introduction to Stereo Music Systems

Introduction to Stereo Music Systems

by Jim Richardson

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

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.

 
Intro to Home Theater Speakers

Intro to Home Theater Speakers

by Julie Govan

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

 
Speaker Placement for Stereo Music Listening

Speaker Placement for Stereo Music Listening

by Loren Barstow

Paying attention to where your speakers are placed and how they're positioned can dramatically improve the sound of all your music.

 
Speaker Placement for Home Theater

Speaker Placement for Home Theater

by Julie Govan

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.

 
Cambridge Audio and PSB system review

Cambridge Audio and PSB system review

by Dave Bar

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

 
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.

 
Speaker wire guide

Speaker wire guide

by Amanda P.

Most speakers don't include wire, and choosing from the available options can sometimes be confusing. Let us help you untangle the wire mess.

 

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...

 
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.

 
Why bi-amp your speakers?

Why bi-amp your speakers?

by Dave Bar

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....

 
Anatomy of Polk LSi M Speakers

Anatomy of Polk LSi M Speakers

by Dave Bar

We dissect the Polk Audio LSi M 705 floor-standing speaker to find out what makes it sound good.

 
THIEL CS3.7 loudspeaker review

THIEL CS3.7 loudspeaker review

by Steve Kindig

The CS3.7 replaces THIEL's model CS3.6, one of the most highly regarded audiophile speakers of the past 15 years.

 
Introducing the new Infintity Reference home speakers

Introducing the new Infintity Reference home speakers

by Dave Bar

An overview of the new Infinity Reference line of home speakers. The line consists of nine speakers designed to provide rich, engaging sound for music and home theater.