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Get educated on the basics associated with home audio & video systems. Explore the technology behind things like CDs, amplifiers and rewriteable discs.

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Why does it say 1-bit Dual D/A converter on my CD player?

If you've ever looked closely at a CD player, you might have seen the label for a 1-bit dual D/A converter. Learn more about the digital-to-analog conversion process and how a 1-bit dual D/A converter is helpful.


Don't throw out those scratched and non-functioning CDs, repair them. Learn more about how to repair scratches on a cd. See more »

You're trying to figure out how to understand a sound equalizer. This article will teach you how to understand a sound equalizer. See more »

You'd like to find the right headphones but don't know how. Learn about how to find the right headphones in this article. See more »

How Apple AirPlay Works

Apple's AirPlay technology allows you to wirelessly stream media from one device to your entire home network. Is it the next big thing or just a high-tech toy? See more »

You can have concert-hall quality sound in your home when you know how to get the best stereo performance. Learn about how to get the best stereo performance in this article. See more »

There are so many stereo systems on the market today, how do you choose one for your home? This article will help you learn how to choose a stereo system for your home. See more »

If you know how to connect a subwoofer to an amplifier, you can listen to music and movies as if you're there live. Learn about how to connect a subwoofer to an amplifier in this article. See more »

If you know how to connect an audio-visual source using a component video cable, your audio and picture quality will be state of the art. Learn about how to connect an audio-visual source using a component video cable in this article. See more »

You can experience crisp audio from your speakers if you know how to connect audio speakers to a receiver. Learn about how to connect audio speakers to a receiver in this article. See more »

Having all that music on your computer is great, but if you want to listen to them in your car or on a friend's stereo, you'll have to learn how to burn your music onto a CD. Read this article to learn how to burn music onto a CD. See more »