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Wondering how to conceal the wires hanging down from your wall-mounted TV? Have a snarled mess of cables behind your home theater receiver? Worried about exposed speaker wires? These problems can be solved simply and cheaply. Learn all about cable wraps, ties, wire channels, and other solutions.

You need to set your amplifiers gain correctly in order to enjoy your musics full range of dynamics hearing all the notes clearly, whether loud or soft. Here's a method for setting amp gain fast and accurately using test tones.

This installation guide offers guidance on how to install an in-dash navigation stereo in your car. It includes tips for connecting the reverse light wire connection and how to mount the GPS antenna. We'll also show you the easiest way to tap into your car's wiring without damaging it.

My Sonos PLAY:5 TV hack
by James Ralston

Find out how I got my Sonos PLAY:5s and SUB to work with my new 4K TV. I originally put this 2.1 stereo system together for music in my main listening room. After a few small tweaks, it now pulls double duty as a powerful-sounding (if slightly unusual) TV audio system.

Here's a step-by-step guide to installing a car amplifier, including how to wire the amp and troubleshooting tips when things don't work perfectly.

Amplifier wiring diagrams
by Buck Pomerantz

These wiring diagrams illustrate how amplifiers connect to your audio system, which will make it easier to shop for the gear you need for the system of your dreams.

How to install a car stereo
by Robert Ferency-Viars

This installation guide shows you how to remove your old car stereo and install and wire a new stereo in your car.

Connecting Your TV
by Steve Kindig

Get the best picture quality you can by making the right video connections to your HDTV. In this article, we'll cover the key points you need to know.

Tips for optimal Sonos installations, using Flexson stands, mounts and brackets; covers PLAYBAR, PLAY:1, PLAY:3, PLAY:5 setup and home theater options.

Why bi-amp your speakers?
by Kramer Crane

Using a 7-channel receiver to power five speakers? That extra power need not go to waste. See how to put the two unused amplifier channels to work for better sound.

Adding a backup camera to your car makes it safer to back into parking spaces, back out of your driveway, or monitor a trailer when you back up. DIY with our help.

In this video, we'll help you overcome one of the hardest parts of amplifier installation: how to get your amp's power wire through the vehicle's firewall.

Subwoofer wiring diagrams
by Buck Pomerantz

Our wiring diagrams will help you find the best way to connect your subs and amps so you'll get the best performance out of your gear.

Adding a sub to your factory stereo is a great way to improve your sound without giving up your familiar factory controls. Follow along with our expert in this video.

Are you getting the best possible picture on your TV? Here are some tips on how to adjust your brightness, contrast, color, and other picture settings.

The recent WikiLeaks data dump claimed the CIA was using certain Samsung smart TVs, iPhones, and Android and Windows smart devices to spy on people.

Amplifier wire gauge chart
by Buck Pomerantz

Need to know know which size of wire you should use when installing an amplifier? Use our handy cable gauge chart to find out.

DIY tips, tricks, and hints to help you install your own security system. Includes suggestions on wiring, placement, and setup.

Setting up your speakers for their best musical performance may take a little extra time, but can go a long way toward enhancing your long-term satisfaction.

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