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HOME THEATER 101

Home Theater Defined

Start here with our guide to setting up a home theater. We'll take you through all the terminology and technical details along with some tips and tricks to get you up to speed. READ ARTICLE

Ready To Shop

Preparation is the key to success. Get all of the knowledge you need to make an informed decision BEFORE you start shopping here. READ ARTICLE

Glossary Of Terms

Learn the language of audio and you'll be talking shop like an expert in no time. READ ARTICLE

AUDIO EXPLAINED

The Physics of Sound

How is a sound wave is produced and what happens when that sound reaches our ear? We'll explain both as well as how speaker design takes many of its cues from our ears work. READ ARTICLE

How Speakers Work

Learn about the inner workings of a speaker and discover how they can reproduce any sound with remarkable accuracy. READ ARTICLE

Types of HT Speakers

Take a tour of a home theater set up with descriptions of each type of speaker along with how they divide up the workload of creating a theater-like experience in your living room. READ ARTICLE

How Subwoofers Work

How does a subwoofer put the boom in your room? We'll explain the science of subs and go over a few different design strategies. READ ARTICLE

VIDEO EXPLAINED

TV Comes in all types

Learn about the different types of displays that are available. READ ARTICLE

TV Jargon Demystified

These days there's a whole host of terminology that goes along with TVs. Find out what they all mean and which specs are the most important. READ ARTICLE

Sizing up your TV

Size matters, we'll take a look at the guidelines of what size of screen you'll need for your home theater. READ ARTICLE

HOW TO CHOOSE GREAT HOME AUDIO

How To Choose A Receiver

Your A/V receiver is the brains of your system so it pays to do your research before buying. Read our rundown of what to look for to get a receiver that allow your speakers and TV to perform at their best! READ ARTICLE

How To Choose A Subwoofer

You know how subwoofers work but which one is right for you? Take our quiz to help select the perfect sub for your space and usage. READ ARTICLE

How To Choose Speakers

Tower or bookshelf? Cabinet or in-wall? We'll guide you through the different criteria to evaluate speakers and find the models that will be right in your sweet spot. READ ARTICLE

PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER

What Goes Where

Location, location, location! Where you place your speakers has a huge impact on how they sound. Find out the best speaker placement options including for those tough rooms. READ ARTICLE

Connecting & Dialing

Now that you have all your speakers and components, we'll show you how to connect your home theater and tweak all the settings for maximum performance. READ ARTICLE

WHAT DO YOU WANT TO KNOW

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