From playing music to delivering surround sound thrills, today's receivers offer more than ever. Learn how to find a model that's right for you.
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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Learn about the basics of good speaker placement, so you can set up your speakers to deliver the best sound for your room.
This video covers show you the basics of in-wall and ceiling speaker installation and answers some of the most commonly asked questions.
Learn how to get hi-fi sound from the music on your computer.
Want to enjoy better sound with your TV? Here are four ways to make it happen.
Get the scoop on choosing a sound bar for your TV. Sound bars are a great choice for small or difficult spaces, or if you don't want wires running around your room.
Have a large CD collection? Learn about the options available on today's CD and SACD players.
This video explains how a digital-to-analog converter gives you better sound from the music stored on your computer.
More of us are listening to our music on computers these days. The NuForce Icon amps and uDac digital-to-analog converters improve the quality of the music you hear through your headphones and computer speakers.
Crutchfield's A/V Design Group can help you plan your home theater or multi-room audio system. They'll make sure you have everything you need to complete the installation.
In a wireless multi-room music system, the music players in each room communicate using a wireless home network. Learn about how to create your own wireless music system.
An overview of satellite radios for the home.
Sometimes a shelf system makes more sense than a rack of full-size components - particularly when space is at a premium. Despite their affordable price tags, you'll find that these systems also deliver great-sounding music.
Power line surges and lightning strikes can damage or destroy your precious audio/video gear. Learn how to select the best power protection for you.
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Learn how the quality of the power in your home can affect the performance of your TV, DVR, and other audio/video gear. Watch cool hands-on demos to see what can happen when you don't have good power protection and conditioning at home.
Maybe you've got it all figured out, but how about your spouse, kids, or house guests? The answer is a "universal" remote control. But, you're probably wondering, what are my options, and which remote should I choose?
Tips, tricks, and recommendations to help you control your system from other rooms.
Looking for the right cabinet or stand to house your HDTV, Blu-ray player, and other gear? Learn about the terms used to describe audio/video furniture, including key indicators of build-quality.
Want to wall mount your plasma or LCD TV? Get the info you need for a safe and nice-looking installation.