Your back yard is a different listening environment than your typical room. Outside, there are no walls to reinforce bass response and reflect and contain sound, and there's usually much more background noise. Find out about special outdoor speakers.
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.
See the basic steps involved in installing outdoor speakers in a typical installation, from running the wire to mounting your speakers.
Definitive's AW 5500 and AW 6500 outdoor speakers provide dynamic, full-bodied sound. Their ultra-rugged build means they can be fully exposed to the elements.
Ralph Graves discovers Bose® Free Space® 51 environmental speakers can provide great outdoor sound for the great outdoors.
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.
Jeff from PSB visited Crutchfield and told us all about the PSB CS500 outdoor speakers.
Crutchfield visits Polk headquarters to see the their outdoor speaker torture tests.
I love it when my friends buy new gear and we all get to enjoy the benefits. My best friend's husband just installed a pair of Klipsch® AW-650 outdoor speakers on their back deck, making it the...
Liven up a cookout or pool party with some outdoor tunes. We'll show you how in this brief article.
Russ, Crutchfield information architect, checked out the Soundmatters foxLv2 Platinum Bluetooth® speaker system. He enjoyed the sound quality and really liked its portability.
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Learn about AudioQuest's FLX series of in-wall speaker cable in this short Crutchfield video.
Ralph checks out the new solar-powered Etón Soulra XL iPod/iPhone portable outdoor speaker system over the Memorial Day weekend. The sky was blue, the sun was up, and the tunes were hot.
There are a number of different ways to power a house full of speakers. Here's an overview of things you need to know.
While many home theater receivers have five powered channels for surround speakers, most are now made with seven. Receivers offer choices about what to do with the "extra" channels.
Sonos® donated a wireless audio system to our local fire station. The firefighters looked forward to being able to play music from their smart phones as they did their chores, cooked and worked out in the firehouse.
These diagrams picture some of the most common ways people power multi-room audio systems.