Home Audio Roundup

Home Theater Image Gallery Choosing home audio equipment can seem intimidating, but if you know what to look for, it won't be. See more pictures of home theaters.

Even if you have a huge display with fantastic picture quality, your home theater can't deliver without the right audio equipment. But with so many audio formats, speakers, and accessories to choose from, picking the ones that will work best in your home can be an overwhelming task.

Don't worry -- HowStuffWorks has you covered with these great articles about how all of those home audio components work. Read on to learn about the technology behind the essentials.