What is an "LED TV"? What size screen do I need for home theater? What is the optimum viewing distance for different screen sizes? What about viewing height, does that matter? Plus more...
When did home theater really start to take off? We dug through the Crutchfield archives to find out.
Blu-ray players are packed with features. But how quickly to they load discs and perform functions? We tested five players for speed and ease-of-use.
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.
Crutchfield's senior home A/V editor, Steve Kindig reviews the Oppo BDP-95 universal Blu-ray player.
Crutchfield editor Steve puts together a new home theater system. He wanted surround sound, but also needed a system that does justice to music.
Crutchfield graphic designer Tami puts together a home theater system that sounds great without taking over her living space.
3D TV gives you a three-dimensional viewing experience in the comfort of your home. Find out what you need to get 3D TV, what you'll be able to watch, and how it works.
This chart looks at a growing number of Internet video streaming services, what they offer and compatible devices. We compare search and save features in addition to subscription options, video and audio quality, the size of their catalogs and a few pros and cons of each service.
Our new in-house Labs will help us dig even deeper into the equipment we sell. From acoustically optimized listening rooms to advanced test benches, we'll bring you meaningful measurements along with real-world impressions from our savvy experts.
Learn how DVDs and Blu-ray Discs store video and audio data. You'll also find out what sets Blu-ray apart, making the it the format of choice for high-def home theater.
How does 3D TV work? Why do I have to wear glasses to watch 3D? Your questions about 3DTV answered here!
Learn how to find the best outboard digital-to-analog converter for your home or portable audio applications.
What's the difference between DVD and Blu-ray Disc? How would I connect a DVD player to my TV to get the best possible picture? My TV doesn't accept progressive-scan signals, so paying extra for a progressive-scan DVD player is a waste of money, right? Plus more...
Blu-ray players bring home theater to the next level with virtually flawless picture and sound. But how do you know which one's right for you?
Is there life after cable TV? Woody shares his experiences after he cut the cord and began exploring other entertainment options for his TV.
Dolly, a Crutchfield advisor, listens to a sound bar demo at Crutchfield, and picks out her favorite one: the Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50.
C.J., a Crutchfield advisor, listens to a sound bar demo at Crutchfield, and picks out his favorite one: the Yamaha YSP-5100 Digital Sound Projector.
J.R. listens to a sound bar demo at Crutchfield and picks out his favorite one the Polk Audio Surroundbar® 3000.
Learn about DVD features and specifications.