Articles & Videos: In-wall & In-ceiling Speakers

Multi-room audio buying guide
by Jim Richardson

How to plan an easy-to-use, great-sounding multi-room audio system that suits your decor and your lifestyle.

In-wall and ceiling speaker placement
by Crutchfield Writing Team

Tips and guidelines to help you create an in-wall, in-ceiling, or on-wall speaker setup that sounds good and works with your room.

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.

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

Home speakers 101
by Loren Barstow

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

Home speakers FAQ
by Loren Barstow

Anwers to commonly asked questions about home speakers.

Because most people, from surround sound novices to A/V experts, find new formats a little confusing, we've provided a quick description of how each format works.

Home speakers glossary
by Loren Barstow

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

Home A/V Connections Photo Gallery
by Crutchfield Writing Team

In Crutchfield's Home A/V Connections Photo Gallery, you'll find pictures of the plugs, ports, and jacks commonly used for hooking up home audio/video gear — HDTVs, Blu-ray players, receivers, and more.

Home A/V connections glossary
by Crutchfield Writing Team

There are many types of connections you may encounter when setting up your new A/V system. Find out what it all means.

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.

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.

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.

Learn how to plan and install a home theater system in a space that's used by small children and adults for different kinds of playtime fun.

Crutchfield's A/V Design Group can help you plan your home theater or multi-room audio system. They'll make sure you have everything you need to complete the installation.