Learn how to choose, connect, and set up speakers for great music and home theater performance.
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.
Stereo speaker setups can give you great sound without sacrificing much space.
Are you an avid music lover? Then you should have a special space and the gear you need to properly indulge your passion. This article will help you put together a high-fidelity stereo music system that suits your lifestyle and the space you have in mind.
Learn about the features and technical specifications you'll find in today's speakers.
Anwers to commonly asked questions about home speakers.
Ready for home theater surround sound? Find out which speakers you need and what role each speaker will play in your system.
Paying attention to where your speakers are placed and how they're positioned can dramatically improve the sound of all your music.
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.
A group of audio enthusiasts got together in the Crutchfield Labs to audition a Cambridge Audio/PSB music system and give their impressions.
Find out how your room affects your speakers' sound. Then get some tips on locating and treating your room's trouble spots.
Learn about the key things you should consider when buying speaker cable.
Most speakers don't include wire, and choosing from the available options can sometimes be confusing. Let us help you untangle the wire mess.
"There is no physical reason why bi-wiring should improve a speaker's sound."
I've heard this sentiment repeated over the years by some very reputable sources. So why do many respected...
It doesn't take deep pockets or "golden ears" to obtain and appreciate good sound. Learn about the terms used to describe sound, so you can find the right audio gear.
Is your music a wellspring of inspiration rather than a mere backdrop for your everyday activities? Would you like it to thrill you, at least some of the time? If so, this is the place to start.
If you've purchased a seven-channel home theater receiver in the last couple of years, you might be surprised to learn that you possibly have lots of amplifier power just going to waste....
Steve Kindig, Tara W.
Steve, Crutchfield Senior Editor and audio enthusiast, and Tara, Crutchfield writer and digital audio enthusiast, set up a dedicated stereo listening system. They show you what you need to enjoy your music to the fullest, from a basic system to one that's more complex.