Your customer likely already uses a DVD or Blu-ray player, MP3 player, and/or digital cable or satellite receiver. Use the chart below to learn what features she'll need in her new audio system to get the whole experience from her home entertainment devices.

Video

Sources Essential Audio System Features For The Ultimate Experience
  • DVD or Blu-ray Player
  • HDTV
  • Digital Cable
  • Video Game
  • A 5.1-channel audio system
  • Digital audio input
  • 5.1-channel speaker array
  • A 6.1-channel or higher system
  • THX™ Certification
  • Component or HDMI video switching

MP3 and Digital Music

Sources Essential Audio System Features For The Ultimate Experience
  • MP3 Player
  • PC
  • Digital Media Player or "Bridge"
  • Stereo or digital audio input
  • "Dock" or cables to connect portable player
  • MP3-ready A/V receiver
  • Audio system with "matrix" surround features like Dolby® PLII or DTS® ES
  • Multi-room capability