Jim Ralston outlines some tips on how to adjust your subwoofer for better home theater performance.
Interested in a 5.1-channel home theater? It's easier and more affordable than you might think. David Brown assembled a Yamaha and Polk Audio system to prove it. Read his review to find out how this setup performed.
When you add the JBL Cinema SB 400 sound bar/wireless subwoofer system to your TV, you step up your sound to the kind of floor-shaking realism and crystal clear dialogue you'd expect from a home theater system.
Ready for home theater surround sound? Find out which speakers you need and what role each speaker will play in your system.
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.
The Klipsch SB 3's horn-loaded design infuses this sound bar/subwoofer combo with enhanced intelligibility. Klipsch's signature full, defined midrange helps to enhance the overall clarity coming from your home theater, letting you enjoy the feeling of being fully involved with your entertainment experience.
Wondering what pieces go into a home theater system? In this article, we walk you through each component's role.
Find out how to improve your TV's sound, from single-speaker solutions to full home theater setups.
What happens when you add even a small subwoofer to a marginal audio system? Woody found out when he brought home a Polk PSW111.
Learn how to choose, connect, and set up speakers for great music and home theater performance.
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Learn about Energy's popular Take Classic and RC-Micro home theater speaker systems.
BDI Novia 8426 is a hardwood cabinet designed to house your components and support a 55" TV. It even has a hidden compartment so you can stow your subwoofer out of sight.
Not feeling the impact from your television's tiny built-in speakers? What if we told you that with AC power and one cable from your television we could up your audio game noticeably - with a little help from JBL, of course.
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?
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.
A chart that shows what each surround format does, how many channels each uses, and the types of media with which the formats may be used.
Bill Becker, the founder and CEO of BDI, talks about their Novia audio/video furniture line - perfect for people who want to hide their components and still keep them accessible.
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Learn about the basics of good speaker placement, so you can set up your speakers to deliver the best sound for your room.