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AV Receivers Buying Guide

AV Receivers Buying Guide

The purpose of this guideline is to educate the consumer about Home Theater A/V Receivers to assist them in purchasing the best product for their money when buying time is evident. Decide based on power, # of speakers you're connecting, streaming features, and AV connection, support. What factors are most important to you when choosing a new AV receiver?

AV Receiver Buying Guide: Power, How many speakers, audio streaming, AV connections and processing requirements. These are all important considerations when shopping receivers.

— August 25, 2004 19:00 in How to Shop

Loudspeakers Buying Guide

Loudspeakers Buying Guide

A loudspeaker is an electromechanical transducer that converts electrical energy into mechanical vibrations. One would think this process is trivial enough to produce similar results in all loudspeakers. In an ideal world this may be possible. However, we do not live in an ideal world.

In this practical buying guide to loudspeakers, we explain various types from 2-way to 3-way, ported to bass reflex, and what all of the audio terms mean to help you make better purchasing decisions.

— October 19, 2002 19:00 in How to Shop