Flat-panel TVs use either plasma or LED-backlit LCD screen technology. Learn about the pros and cons of both types so you can decide which one's best for you.
Learn about common TV terms and technologies, including 3D TV; Internet-ready TVs; 120Hz and 240Hz refresh rates; LED, LCD, and plasma TVs; and much more.
LCD and plasma are the two most popular TV technologies. Learn about the pros and cons of each so you can decide which one's best for you.
Steve Kindig, Tara W.
More and more HDTVs can access online content. Learn what you need to get connected, as well as what you can expect from today's Internet-ready Smart TVs.
Want to wall mount your plasma or LCD TV? Get the info you need for a safe and nice-looking installation.
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.
Learn about contrast ratio — what it means for a TV's picture quality, and how to use contrast ratio numbers when comparing TVs.
Small changes to your TV's settings can really improve its picture quality. In this article, we discuss the basics of various picture settings and offer some recommendations for different viewing situations.
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...
Learn everything you need to understand the world of HDTV and choose a TV that'll make you happy for years to come.
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.
Steve, Crutchfield editor and TV expert, and Jason, a Tech Support Specialist, wall mount a flat-panel TV in the Crutchfield Labs
Find out how to improve your TV's sound, from single-speaker solutions to full home theater setups.
Steve Kindig, Amanda P.
HDTV resolution can seem like a confusing numbers game. This article explains what the numbers mean and which ones you really need to pay attention to.
Learn about key things to consider when choosing a wall mount for your HDTV.
Julie Govan, Steve Kindig
Confused by HDTV specs and lingo? Get a grip on the key features to consider when choosing an HDTV, including screen size, TV type, resolution, and contrast ratio.
720p, 1080i, 1080p — HDTV resolution can seem like a confusing numbers game. Find out what the numbers mean for your HDTV and high-def video sources.
In this short video, we'll share some simple pointers to help you figure out the optimum screen size for your room.
Learn about the different types of wall mounts out there, and find out what kind might be best for your installation.
A great TV and surround sound system can make a big difference in your videogame experience. Here's how to feel like you're part of the action.