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Beyond MP3: lossless audio, HD audio

Beyond MP3: lossless audio, HD audio

MP3s of 128Kbps should be a thing of the past. Make better rips of your CDs, or go beyond CD with HD audio. 1


10 tips for better home cinema sound

10 tips for better home cinema sound

We've assembled this checklist to help you quickly improve the sound of your home theatre system. 6


Subwoofer set-up guide

Subwoofer set-up guide

Merely buying a great subwoofer is no guarantee you'll wind up with great bass — properly setting it up in your home is crucial. This guide will tell you how to get the most from your subwoofer. 1


How to make your music sound better

How to make your music sound better

From noise-cancelling headphones to software tweaks, we show you how to get the most out of your music -- and highlight some must-have products for tune lovers. 5


How does a speaker work?

How does a speaker work?

CNET explains the jargon behind the conventional loudspeaker, with a quick guide on the anatomy of this important home theatre component. 6


How to set-up your home theatre speakers

How to set-up your home theatre speakers

You don't have to be an electrician or an acoustics expert to get great surround sound from your home theatre system. Just follow the steps in this tutorial to set-up your home theatre speakers for... 4


How to set up a subwoofer

How to set up a subwoofer

Take our easy-to-follow procedures to integrate your powered subwoofer into a component-level home theatre system. 5


CNET.com.au's quick guide to surround sound formats

Everything you need to know about surround sound formats, explained by our experts -- now including the upcoming Dolby Digital Plus and DTS HD formats.


Calibrate your surround sound

As no two home theatre rooms are exactly alike, setting up a system for optimal sound can be a real challenge. But now we're increasingly seeing clever automated audio calibration systems to help e...


DIY: Vinyl resurrection - Turn LPs and tapes into digital media files

Follow our guide to digitising your dusty records and cassettes, and you can put your old turntable on eBay. 3


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