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Surround Sound Speaker Systems: Articles & Videos

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.

 
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.

 
Video: Polk TL250 Blackstone Speaker System

Video: Polk TL250 Blackstone Speaker System

by Joshua Crane

These Polk speakers use some advanced technologies to create incredibly lifelike sound that draws you into your on-screen entertainment. You can even upgrade to a seven-channel home theater when you add an extra pair of satellite speakers to the mix.

 
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.

 
Four ways to get great TV sound

Four ways to get great TV sound

by Barry Montgomery

Want to enjoy better sound with your TV? Here are four ways to make it happen.

 
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.

 
Tips and Techniques for Home A/V Cable Management

Tips and Techniques for Home A/V Cable Management

by Amanda P.

In this article, you'll find tips and tricks to tackle common home A/V wire management problems.

 
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.

 

Home Speakers FAQ

by Loren Barstow

Anwers to commonly asked questions about home speakers.

 
Understanding Surround Sound Formats

Understanding Surround Sound Formats

by Tara W.

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

Home Speakers Glossary

by Loren Barstow

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

 
Video: Definitive Technology Mythos Speakers

Video: Definitive Technology Mythos Speakers

by Tara W., Video Guest

Definitive's Mythos speakers offer audiophile performance in a sleek, stylish package. Learn about what makes these speakers different in this short overview.

 
Video: Mirage Nanosat® Speakers

Video: Mirage Nanosat® Speakers

by Chris Egner, Amanda P.

Crutchfield experts Amanda and Chris share their impressions of Mirage's Nanosat and Nanosat Prestige speakers in this short video.

 
Video: Bose® Acoustimass® 5 system,  Acoustimass® 10 system,  and Acoustimass® 16 system

Video: Bose® Acoustimass® 5 system, Acoustimass® 10 system, and Acoustimass® 16 system

by Chris Egner, Ralph Graves

In this short video, Ralph and Chris take a close look at Bose's Acoustimass® 5 system, Acoustimass 10® system, and Acoustimass 16® system.

 
Video: Klipsch Quintet Home Theater System

Video: Klipsch Quintet Home Theater System

by Tara W.

The Klipsch Quintet home theater system delivers rich, accurate sound to make all your favorite movies, tunes, and video games more enjoyable. It boasts many of the same technologies and design principles Klipsch uses in their larger Reference Series speakers, so you'll hear distinctive, dynamic sound.