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Understanding Aspect Ratio
by Steve Kindig

Troubled by the "black bars" that sometimes appear on your HDTV's screen? We'll explain why you see them and offer some solutions.

The Oppo UDP-203 is a lot of things. It's a 4K Blu-ray player, a high-res audio player, and a surround sound decoder. It'll make your movies look and sound their best.

With a universal remote, you can consolidate all the remote controls for your home theater system and home automation into one device.

Audio cables buying guide
by Ralph Graves

Home audio cable buying guide, includes stereo RCA, coaxial digital, stereo minijack, optical digital (toslink), and XLR cables.

What's on Apple TV?
by Ralph Graves

What exactly is Apple TV? Although it provides a connection between the Internet and your HDTV, there's much more Apple TV can do.

Looking for a simple way to improve your TVs sound? A sound bar may be the solution.

Speaker wire guide
by Steve Kindig

Most home speakers don't include wire. Let us help you choose the right kind for your home audio system.

If you know you want home theater sound, but you're not sure which speakers you need and what they all do, check out this helpful guide.

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.

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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