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Ralph Graves is one of Crutchfield's blog editors, and part of the company's social media team. He writes about home audio/video gear, specializing in Apple-related and wireless technologies. Ralph holds a master's degree in music composition, and his works have been released on various labels. He's served as product manager for an independent classical and world music label, produced several recordings, and worked extensively in public broadcasting. Since 1984 he's hosted a weekly classical music program on WTJU, and is also active as a blogger and podcaster.

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Ready to get into multi-room audio? Enter to win a DTS Play-Fi speaker system from Crutchfield. What is DTS Play-Fi? It's a wireless technology that lets you stream music room to room through a growing number of wireless speakers, sound bars, and components (more info below).

Round 1: Win one of 5 Klipsch The Three or 2 MartinLogan Crescendo X speakers

February 7th - February 28th, 2017

Round 2: Win one of 5 Definitive Technology W7 or 2 McIntosh RS100 speakers

March 1st - March 22nd, 2017

Week 2

DTS Play-Fi

DTS Play-Fi lets you build a multi-room audio system without being locked into a single brand. Many popular speaker brands have Play-Fi built-in, letting you pick and choose between a variety of powered speakers, sound bars, and components.

Toggle between your high-performance home theater speakers, a top-flight sound bar/wireless sub combo in the family room, and a compact speaker in your kid’s room. Play-Fi takes care of the streaming technology — letting the speaker makers focus on producing great sound.

Play-Fi works over your high-speed Internet connection and home Wi-Fi network. You'll need Play-Fi compatible wireless speakers or components, and a smartphone, tablet, or PC to control the system.

You’ll also need the Play-Fi app. It’s a free download for Android, iOS, Kindle Fire, and Windows devices. The app guides you through the simple setup process and allows you to control the speakers wirelessly.

The app lets you select songs and playlists from your music library. Or search through supported music services like Pandora®, TIDAL, SIRIUS XM, and various Internet radio stations. If you have a Spotify® premium account, you can also use Spotify Connect on Play-Fi speakers or components.

Choose whether you want to hear the same song in a group of speakers or you want different songs in different speakers. You can also assign names to each speaker so you can easily identify them in the app.

Last updated February 07, 2017
  • Mark Graham from Citrus Heights

    Posted on 2/8/2017 4:52:40 AM

    some awesome kit here, thx for the chance!

  • patsy leech from edmonton

    Posted on 2/9/2017 10:32:33 AM

    what a great kit.

  • Ronnie woods from Detroit

    Posted on 2/9/2017 1:19:12 PM

    Would love to have such a great sound system

  • Brent Geissler from Hartland

    Posted on 2/9/2017 5:40:21 PM

    These bad boys would enhance the house.

  • Maria Lynn from Howell

    Posted on 2/9/2017 8:02:59 PM

    awesome sound system, thank you for the chance to win it!

  • William Lewis from Howell

    Posted on 2/10/2017 6:05:36 AM

    now this would really get the party started!

  • MO from Cookeville

    Posted on 2/10/2017 10:34:00 PM

    Boy I bet that Mcintosh sounds sweet.

  • Jay

    Posted on 2/12/2017 6:09:34 AM

    Purchased from here before. Everything they sell is quality, they are knowledgeable, and quick to ship.

  • Spencer Bibb from Charlottesville

    Posted on 2/13/2017 3:36:32 PM

    So excited for a chance to win!

  • Amaury from New York

    Posted on 2/14/2017 1:57:35 PM

    Definitely want these! Nice

  • klav

    Posted on 2/14/2017 7:35:23 PM

    wow.. thank you crutchfield

  • Jason F.

    Posted on 2/16/2017 9:31:40 AM

    Really need this in our living room! Thanks for the chance!!

  • Maynard Towner from Bluff City, Tn

    Posted on 2/16/2017 9:35:20 AM

    I've all my audio and tv equipment for crutchfield for years. Alway great quality and great service.

  • Laurie Lanni from Salem

    Posted on 2/16/2017 11:11:27 PM

    Way Awesome!! Thanks for the opportunity to win this prize package!!!

  • Robert Rodriguez from SAN MARCOS

    Posted on 2/16/2017 11:36:16 PM

    Would be awesome especially for the kids they love music

  • Tyler from Belleville

    Posted on 2/16/2017 11:50:49 PM

    They look like awesome speakers

  • Hugo from bayamon

    Posted on 2/17/2017 2:58:03 PM


  • Tammy De Jesus from Pawtucket

    Posted on 2/17/2017 8:54:39 PM

    Can't wait to win them.

  • Alexis jefferson from Bx. N.y.

    Posted on 2/17/2017 11:46:02 PM

    Wow these are some amazing speakers that I would love to win!

  • Amy

    Posted on 2/19/2017 7:22:38 PM

    Oh my god...WANT SO SO BAD!!!!!!

  • Jon from Greenville

    Posted on 2/19/2017 11:44:32 PM

    Winning any of these would be amazing.

  • Rafael Negron from Sebring fl

    Posted on 2/20/2017 3:17:19 PM

    I love Crutchfield alwas bought from them, kinda lost touch. Good to see their in business still

  • Maria Elena Johnson from Lincoln, Maine

    Posted on 2/20/2017 10:13:34 PM

    I lost my beloved Klipsch speakers to a divorce a year would be killer to have a new set!! Thanks for the chance Crutchfield!!

  • Nick from Dawsonville

    Posted on 2/21/2017 12:50:29 PM

    Oh boy!!!! Thank you very much for the opportunity to get this awesome set up!!! I never win anything but it never hurts to try. Good luck everyone!

  • Andrew from Columbia

    Posted on 2/22/2017 8:18:27 AM

    I hope I win! I would love a Bluetooth speaker!

  • John Kutasz from Portland, OR

    Posted on 2/22/2017 7:44:55 PM

    I like the idea of an open communications protocol, regardless of manufacturer. I've been impressed by the flexibility you get with Chromecast Audio - being able to attach wifi it to virtually any playback device. Play-Fi sounds like the next logical step - having open connections built into your hardware, and allowing you to choose the speaker you prefer.

  • Waltrr Rodriguez from Taylors SC

    Posted on 2/22/2017 9:19:51 PM

    I love Crutchfield !!! Excellent quality and service. I highly recommend it

  • Maria Rodriguez from San Mateo

    Posted on 2/23/2017 2:27:34 AM

    You can't go wrong with Klipsch speakers. Hope I win!

  • Robert Richman from San Francisco, CA

    Posted on 2/23/2017 11:55:36 PM

    I agreed to the rules yet nowhere was I able to locate them nor learn what they are...? I trust all is above board as I've always held great respect for Crutchfield.

  • Sandy deClercq from Sooke

    Posted on 2/24/2017 1:59:34 AM

    would love to win this

  • John Funston from Lititz

    Posted on 2/24/2017 8:00:47 AM

    Thanks for the opportunity! You guys rock!

  • Ricky from Ontario

    Posted on 2/24/2017 5:36:53 PM

    This would help add just the right finishing touch to my setup. All fingers and toes are henceforth crossed.

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