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Learn about what to look for when choosing outdoor speakers, including weather-readiness and the speaker designs best-suited for different setups.

Home speakers glossary
by Loren Barstow

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

Find out how your room affects your speakers' sound. Then get some tips on locating and treating your room's trouble spots.

We're impressed with how huge of a sound the Polk MagniFi Mini sound bar produces. It may be small, but with its wireless sub it's an instant home theater upgrade.

It doesn't take deep pockets or "golden ears" to obtain and appreciate good sound. Learn about the terms used to describe sound, so you can find the right audio gear.

Crutchfield copywriter Dave wanted to save some space in his TV room, so he installed a pair of Definitive Technology DI 6.5LCR in-wall speakers.

These Polk speakers use some advanced technologies to create incredibly lifelike sound that draws you into your on-screen entertainment. You can even upgrade to a

Video: JBL Soundbars
by Zak Billmeier

JBL's soundbar speakers will help you get superior sound out of your TV. Three models are available, including one with a wireless subwoofer.

PSB's Imagine X line of speakers gives you the kind of clean, balanced sound PSB is known for without breaking your budget.

Sound bars are a great way to get better sound from your TV. In this short video, we'll help you sort it all out so you can find the one that's best for you.

Supercharge your TV sound with a sound bar. They're easy to install, fit into any entertainment system, and they'll blow away your TV's built-in speakers.

DTS:X vs. Dolby Atmos
by Kramer Crane

Dolby Atmos and DTS:X are two exciting surround sound formats that add overhead sound effects to home theater systems. How do they compare?

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