Home Sound: Setting up and getting the most from your home entertainment audio systems

Home sound comes in many formats and works across many platforms. Whether using a high tech surround sound system and subwoofer, networked media streaming and sharing of audio files, or embedding audio into such formats as HDMI. The options are diverse and sometimes complex. However getting the most from your home sound setup can make the difference between an average and truly exceptional home theater experience. Here we offer the home theater enthusiast help with setting up, converting and configuring home sound systems, wiring connections, setting up wireless, troubleshooting home sound issues and buying the best audio products for their needs.

Can You Hear Me Now? Surround Sound Quiz

If it sounds good, it’s got to be surround sound. How savvy are you when it comes to surround sound? Take this quiz to see how much you really know about this audio technology.

Dream System Review: Sony DAV-FX500 Home Theater

The DAV-FX500 is the cheapest home theater system offered by Sony within the Dream System line of CD/DVD changers and speaker bundles. This system is made with the budget or amateur user in mind. Learn how this system stacks up in this home theater system review.