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Our live sound speakers buying guide will get you on the road to finding the right PA speakers for your live sound needs.

An overview of wireless speakers and audio, including Bluetooth portable speakers, AirPlay and Wi-Fi receivers, Sonos, MusicCast, and other multi-room audio systems.

There are lots of good reasons to buy speakers with built-in amps. And there are many different varieties of powered home speakers. We'll help you sort it all out.

By separating the tweeter and the woofer, component speaker systems improve the sound quality and overall audio experience in your car in three very big ways.

What makes home theater so exciting? A giant TV screen and wraparound sound that makes what you see feel real. Learn how to choose the best speakers for your home.

If you want your music to sound great, you can't ignore your car's speakers. Dollar for dollar, new speakers are one of the best ways to improve your car's sound.

Brand-name speakers will make a big difference in your car's sound. But with some simple, relatively inexpensive extra steps, you can make them sound even better.

If you're in the market for new car speakers but don't know where to start, take a look at these ten customer favorites to get your bearings.

Building a great car stereo doesn't have to be an "all or nothing" proposition. With a plan and a budget, you can build a great audio system one step at a time.

The mobile audio/video section of the Crutchfield Labs lets our writers, researchers, and advisors get hands-on experience with the latest car audio products.

Here are 10 wireless speaker systems that combine stylish design with high-performance sound. Some use Bluetooth, others Apple AirPlay or DLNA.

A great-sounding marine stereo can add a lot of enjoyment to your boating experience. If you're serious about sound, you need a set of quality, marine-rated speakers.

Car audio for the first-time buyer
by Charlie Pastorfield

Buying car audio gear for the first time? Here are some tips to help you find the right stereo equipment for your car or truck.

Whether you're fishing, waterskiing, or just cruising around, boating is even more enjoyable when you have a quality marine audio system to provide the music.

FUSION is a company dedicated to bringing high-performance audio to the marine market. That's why their marine audio products are "designed from the water up."

Video: Upgrading Your Factory Stereo, part 2
by Robert Ferency-Viars, Ken Nail

In this short video, Crutchfield experts show how a fellow employee created a high-performance car audio system without replacing his vehicle's factory stereo.

When it's time to upgrade your boat's audio system, it's important to look for marine-rated stereo equipment that can stand up to life on the water.

Factory speakers tend to be made from materials that can't handle the extreme conditions found in a car. Aftermarket speakers are built to withstand these elements.

Learn the basics of power amplifier applications and connections, plus criteria for choosing the right amplifier for your PA sound system.

Whether you only need a single mic and a speaker or a full kit for your band, it pays to know how a PA system works. This article explains each piece of the system.

These bolt-in audio component kits from Rockford Fosgate will make your Polaris RZR rock. They let you upgrade your sound without cutting or modifying your RZR.

New marine speakers in your boat will give you an immediate upgrade in sound quality, but you'll also need a marine amplifier to get the best sound over open water.

Marine radio buying guide
by Tim Sprinkle

From sunlight to rain to extreme temperatures, your boat's marine audio system has to endure a lot of abuse. This article will help you choose the right marine stereo.

Looking for a way to add fun and functionality to your ATV? The Power Rail line of accessories is a great way to add lights, speakers, and more.

When you're shopping for speakers, don't forget the tweeter. The shape and the material it's made from have a direct impact on how your music sounds.

When you're choosing car speakers, it's important to make sure your system will give your new speakers the power they need to sound their best.

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