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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.

 
Five Room-friendly Ways to Add Surround Sound Speakers

Five Room-friendly Ways to Add Surround Sound Speakers

by Amanda P.

Looking for tips on connecting surround speakers? Hoping to avoid a tangle of cables tripping up anyone who crosses your living room? These guidelines should help.

 
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.

 
Video: AudioQuest Speaker Cable

Video: AudioQuest Speaker Cable

by Dave Bar, Steve Kindig

Learn about some of AudioQuest's most popular speaker cable lines, and how to know if they're a good choice for your system.

 
Video: Monster Speaker Cable

Video: Monster Speaker Cable

by Dave Bar, Steve Kindig

Learn about some of Monster's popular speaker cable lines, and get tips on choosing the right kind for your system.

 

In-wall wiring guide for home A/V

by Tara W.

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 A/V Connections Photo Gallery

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

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.

 
Surround Sound for a Music Lover

Surround Sound for a Music Lover

by Dave Bar

Crutchfield editor Steve puts together a new home theater system. He wanted surround sound, but also needed a system that does justice to music.