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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.

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

Share music from your iPad, iPhone, or iPod. Go wireless with Bluetooth, AirPlay or multi-room Wi-Fi speakers, or wired with powered speakers, or speaker docks.

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.

For great sound from your record albums, without setting up a big audio system, try the Music Hall USB-1 turntable and a pair of Audioengine A2+ powered speakers.

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

Subwoofers are dedicated solely to reproducing low-frequency sounds. That's why a subwoofer can be a crucial part of your home theater listening experience.

All about subwoofers
by Buck Pomerantz

All the information and links you'll need to plan, install, tune, and enjoy a subwoofer system in your car or truck.

Life with a factory stereo
by Charlie Pastorfield

Many new vehicles make it difficult to install a new stereo. This article covers some of your options for improving the sound without changing the stereo.

Our subwoofer shopping guide will help you determine which kind of subwoofer and bass system you need, to get the sound you want.

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.

Home speakers glossary
by Loren Barstow

Learn about the features and technical specifications you'll find in today's speakers.

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.

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