Articles & Videos: Outdoor Speakers

See the basic steps involved in installing outdoor speakers in a typical installation, from running the wire to mounting your speakers.

Learn about what to look for when choosing outdoor speakers, including weather-readiness and the speaker designs best-suited for different setups.

Outdoor speakers buying guide
by Crutchfield Writing Team

Your back yard is a different listening environment than your typical room. Outside, there are no walls to reinforce bass response and reflect and contain sound, and there's usually much more background noise. Find out about special outdoor speakers.

This is a thorough, informative guide to help you run speaker, Ethernet, and audio/video cables through the walls in new construction and finished homes.

Home speakers 101
by Loren Barstow

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

Powering your multi-room music system
by Crutchfield Writing Team

There are a number of different ways to power a house full of speakers. Here's an overview of things you need to know.

What you see when you look at the outside of a top-notch home speaker reveals only a fraction of the design and engineering that goes into it. In this article, we'll identify some of the various elements that go into one of the speakers we carry and explain how they make this speaker sound so good.

Learn how to incorporate Sonos wireless multi-room audio into a hard-wired system that features in-wall, ceiling, and outdoor speakers.