Articles & Videos: Custom Flat-panel TV Speakers

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.

Home speakers 101
by Loren Barstow

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

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.

Home speakers FAQ
by Loren Barstow

Anwers to commonly asked questions about home speakers.

Home speakers glossary
by Loren Barstow

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

Speaker wire guide
by Crutchfield Writing Team

Most speakers don't include wire, and choosing from the available options can sometimes be confusing. Let us help you untangle the wire mess.

Find out how your room affects your speakers' sound. Then get some tips on locating and treating your room's trouble spots.

Keeping your A/V Gear Clean
by Kristen Schaub

Are you the type of person who has a nice A/V system and wants to take good care of it? Cleaning it regularly — and correctly — is part of the equation.