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.
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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.
HDMI can carry full 1080p video and high-resolution surround sound. It's also your only choice for 3D TV. Learn about other HDMI features, and get tips on choosing cables.
In this article, we'll explain the ins and outs of setting up your receiver, so you can get all the audio and video performance you paid for.
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There are many types of connections you may encounter when setting up your new A/V system. Find out what it all means.
Bill Becker, founder and CEO of BDI, talks about special features of the BDI Mirage 8222 audio/video cabinet, designed to hold and hide your audio components.
Bill Becker, founder and CEO of BDI, talks about the special features of the BDI Valera audio/video furniture line. The open design keeps your components visible, and some models have a swiveling stand so you can easily turn your TV.
Bill Becker, the founder and CEO of BDI, talks about their Avion audio/video furniture line and the improvements they made with Series II. Avion is perfect for anyone who wants a clean, linear design, and also wants to hide their components.
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.
Bill Becker, the founder and CEO of BDI, talks about how the Cirrus audio/video furniture line was designed to be sleek and contemporary while holding all your components.
Ben from Cambridge Audio shows us their Azur 651BD and Azur 751BD Blu-ray disc players. They're designed not only to render your videos beautifully, but also to play all your music with depth and clarity.
Ben from Cambridge Audio talks about their brilliant digital-to-analog converter, the DacMagic Plus. It's designed to improve the sound from all your digital sources.
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.
Get the best picture quality you can by making the right video connections to your HDTV. In this article, we'll cover the key points you need to know.
Learn about the features and technical specifications found on many of today's receivers.
Want to enjoy better sound with your TV? Here are four ways to make it happen.
Bill Becker, the founder and CEO of BDI, talks about what makes BDI furniture so special and gives an overview of the Novia, Avion, Cirrus, Valera and Mirage furniture lines.