Articles & Videos: Surround Sound Speaker Systems

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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