Home Theater Systems

Onkyo’s New Network A/V Receiver with Advanced Video

Ever-more capable home theater receivers are representative of a recent trend, with the latest example being the Onkyo TX-NR809 Network A/V Receiver.

Five Integrated Features to Consider When Buying an AV Surround Receiver

As the main component housing an amplifier/switcher/tuner, an audio-video surround receiver plays the crucial role in managing all your home theater components. So, it’s important to think about how the receiver will serve your needs, going forward.

Five Tips for Getting the Best Sound out of an HTiB

Now that you’ve decided to upgrade your TV audio with a Home Theater in a Box (HTiB) sound system, there are a few things you can do to make sure you’re hearing the best possible results.

Unique Home Theater Furniture

Beyond perching your new TV on a wood-grain or metal/glass tabletop or bolting it to a plate in the wall, you can set up your home theater in a number of novel ways.

How to Make Home Entertainment More Accessible for the Elderly

Eyesight and hearing can deteriorate as people age, yet watching TV and reading are activities that never grow old. If you assist parents or grandparents with technology in their homes, you can help them choose appropriate products, then follow up by adjusting the equipment for optimal usability.

Wireless Home Theater

The prospect of stringing wires to rear speakers may be the number one impediment to turning your living room into a home theater. At least three manufacturers have stepped up with systems that transform the rears into wireless receivers. Two of the products presented here are wireless capable, while a third makes it optional. Two can also leverage your Wi-Fi network to stream digital entertainment without an Ethernet cable.

How to Pick a Blu-ray Disc Player

Blu-ray Disc (BD) is the latest generation optical disc format for movie players and computers. Though the disc is the same size as a DVD or CD, it can hold more than five times the amount of data of a DVD.


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