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Installing a car stereo in a modern vehicle requires sophisticated installation hardware. And that hardware costs more than it used to. This article explains why.

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.

Just getting started with pro audio? You'll need to learn a few things about the types of cables used with microphones, PA speakers, and other pro gear.

Wireless router buying guide
by Eric Angevine

How a new Wi-Fi router supports bandwidth-hungry activities like HD video streaming, audio streaming, online gaming, and video chat.

TV Buying Guide
by Steve Kindig

Whether you're replacing your main TV or shopping for one for a bedroom or den, here are some tips and suggestions to help you find the best TV for you.

OLED vs LED TV
by Steve Kindig

OLED is the newest TV display technology and delivers amazing picture quality. Here we explain how OLED and LED LCD TVs work, and why you might prefer one or the other.

The projectors we carry are optimized for home theater use. You no longer need a dark room to get a great picture, and some projectors can display 4K Ultra HD programs.

Blu-ray players play discs with high-definition picture and sound. Most also let you stream movies and music. How do you know which player's right for you?

Car Stereo FAQ
by Crutchfield Writing Team

Crutchfield's car audio experts answer some of the most frequently asked questions about buying and installing a car stereo.

Cable TV alternatives
by Jeff Miller

Thinking of ditching your cable or satellite TV subscription? Learn how to watch what you want using an antenna and an Internet connection.

The optimum TV screen size will depend on the TV's screen resolution, how far you'll sit from it, and your personal preferences.

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

With subwoofers, size matters. But small cars and trucks present a dilemma when you want to build a great bass system. The solution: shallow mount subwoofers.

Factory sound processors take your factory stereo's music signal, clean it up, and send a corrected audio signal to your aftermarket amps and subwoofers.

How do I get Bluetooth® in my car?
by Robert Ferency-Viars

Bluetooth® wireless technology can be a great benefit in the car. Find out what it takes to add hands-free talking and wireless music streaming to your car stereo.

Most states have laws regarding the use of phones in the car. Here's how to find out what your state allows, and how to add Bluetooth to your vehicle.

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