Best home audio productsUpdated March 19, 2014 3:51 PM PDT
Home audio encompasses a wide array of product categories, including everything from AV receivers to surround-sound speakers to iPod speakers and tabletop radios. We've selected five standout products that represent some of the best values in the home audio arena. For even more selections in specific product categories, check the top products lists linked to the left.
Best-sounding affordable sound bar
The Pioneer SP-SB23W is the best affordable sound bar if you care about sound quality, with its outstanding sonics making up for some of its design limitations.
Best budget speakers for the money
Energy Take Classic 5.1
The Energy Take Classic 5.1 is the best budget speaker system we've reviewed, earning our Editors' Choice Award with its outstanding sound quality and exquisite looks.