Articles & Videos: Stereo Receivers

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.

It doesn't take deep pockets or "golden ears" to obtain and appreciate good sound. Learn about the terms used to describe sound, so you can find the right audio gear.

Home theater receivers buying guide
by Crutchfield Writing Team

From playing music to delivering surround sound thrills, today's home theater receivers offer more than ever. Learn how to find a model that's right for you.

How much power do I need? Do I have to connect my video sources to my receiver? Do I need a 3D-ready receiver for my 3D TV?

Receivers glossary
by Dave Bar

Learn about the features and technical specifications found on many of today's receivers.

DAC buying guide
by Dave Bar

Learn how to find the best outboard digital-to-analog converter for your home or portable audio applications.

In this article, we'll give you the information you need to choose the right type of audio or video connection, and tips on finding a good, high-quality cable.

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.