Whether you just want to play some records from time to time, or you want each and every note to sound scientifically perfect, there's a high-fidelity system for you. Dive in to learn the basics, or to glean inspiration for your own living room masterpiece.
The Best Turntable and Speaker Combos that Make Vinyl Easy?
Forget all the moving parts.
5 Best All-in-One Turntables that Simplify the Vinyl Experience
When shopping for an entry-level turntable, make sure it has a built-in preamp.
Why Audiophiles Are Shopping for Vintage Turntables
And if you're interested, these are the best places to look for refurbished, vintage turntables.
The Complete Guide to Flunace's Fantastic Turntables
Fluance makes some of the best affordable turntables you can buy, but which one is right for you?
The Complete Guide to All of Pro-Ject's Excellent Turntables
Heinz Lichtenegger, the founder of Pro-Ject Audio, explains the differences between the company’s various turntables.
5 Affordable Turntables That Even Audiophiles Would Want
Can you get a great-sounding turntable for under $500?
The 4 Best Bookshelf Speakers of 2020
These are the best bookshelf speakers for your home audio setup, in a variety of price ranges.
6 Perfect Hi-Fi Headphone Setups
You love great music, and there's a good chance you listen to a lot of it. Now it's time to pair your tunes with equally great gear.
The Best Hi-Fi Headphones and Speakers, All American Made
Makers of some of the most beautiful speakers and headphones on the planet.
The Best Active Speakers (And Which Pair You Should Buy)
It’s all about the speaker-and-amplifier combo.
What's Actually the Difference Between Cheap and Expensive Bookshelf Speakers?
Two audio experts explain the simple differences between a pair of entry-level bookshelf speakers and a pair that costs over $1,000.
How to Tune the Most Important Component in Your Stereo System
Your home isn’t a concert venue. It wasn’t built for sound.
5 Hi-Fi and Record Shop Owners Share Their Highly-Tuned Home Hi-Fi Setups
Let’s face it, the people who are entrenched in hi-fi every day probably have better (and cooler) home hi-fi set-ups than you.