Robert Ferency-Viars, Ken Nail
Replacing your vehicle's factory speakers is one of the easiest ways to get a dramatic improvement in your car stereo's sound quality. In this short video, Crutchfield experts discuss how and why to change your factory speakers.
Ready for home theater surround sound? Find out which speakers you need and what role each speaker will play in your system.
Crutchfield Writing Team
Answers to some of the more common questions about car stereos.
Paying attention to where your speakers are placed and how they're positioned can dramatically improve the sound of all your music.
Learn about Polk's Atrium line of outdoor speakers, and get some recommendations for choosing the right model for your yard.
Learn about what to look for when choosing outdoor speakers, including weather-readiness and the speaker designs best-suited for different setups.
Learn about the key things to consider when you're shopping for in-wall and in-ceiling speakers.
Ralph Graves discovers Bose® Free Space® 51 environmental speakers can provide great outdoor sound for the great outdoors.
Stereo speaker setups can give you great sound without sacrificing much space.
Kramer, a Crutchfield advisor, tried out the Bose Companion 2 speakers at his desk and gives his review.
Check out how the free installation gear you get with most car stereos and car speakers bought from Crutchfield helps you do your own installation. Our vehicle-specific instructions, wiring harnesses, adapters, and expertise will save you time and money, and most importantly, help ensure that you enjoy your gear for years to come.
Get tips on planning your outdoor speaker system, including where to place your speakers and the other items you'll need to complete your setup.
Tara W., Video Guest
Learn about the basics of good speaker placement, so you can set up your speakers to deliver the best sound for your room.
Confused about what's in the speakers you're thinking of buying? This glossary examines the materials used in constructing car speakers as well as some common speaker design elements.
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.
Part 3 of our series: Jeff upgraded his speakers again, ran higher-quality wire, and added a processor to sculpt the sound. He had to modify his door a little to get the speakers to fit — but when you want the best, there's no need to let a little modification get in the way.
What matters to you? Sound quality? Durability? Ease of installation? All cables aren't the same. In this article, we'll take a look at five things to consider when choosing speaker wire.
We headed to our Labs space to see if we could hear differences between various grades of speaker wire. Read what some of our listeners had to say.
What you see when you look at the outside of a top-notch home speaker reveals only a fraction of the design and engineering that goes into it. In this article, we'll identify some of the various elements that go into one of the speakers we carry and explain how they make this speaker sound so good.
We wanted to answer the most basic question about car audio: is it really worth it to upgrade? With the help of the Crutchfield Labs, we set out to prove just how much better music sounds when it's played through a high-quality aftermarket system.