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HOOK IT UP AND TWEAK IT LIKE A PRO A home theater receiver oers the best combination of music and movie sound. But the setup process can seem overwhelming to some. Dont worry. Weve got you covered. Here are some tips on getting everything connected and sounding great. BY DEIA Z. Preparation Take stock of all the components you'll be connecting to your receiver (Blu-ray player, cable/ satellite box, gaming console, etc). Make sure you have enough cables to connect them all. For most gear, HDMI cables will be all you need as they can transmit high-quality audio and video. Cable labels make it easy to keep track of what goes where if you ever have to move your setup, or if something comes unplugged. We include them with every receiver we sell. Before you begin, plan where all your speakers will go. Where you place your speakers can have a significant impact on your system's sound quality. Want to know the best place to put your speakers? Get tips at crutchReld.com/ speakertips Setting up a home theater receiver takes some time. But trust me - it's worth every second once you're enjoying a movie in glorious surround sound. TIPS FOR A SMOOTH RECEIVER SETUP TIME WHAT YOU'LL NEED Large spool of speaker wire String to measure speaker wire runs Speaker connectors Wire cutters Flashlight HDMI cables or other A/V cables Cable labels (we provide these) Receiver setup made easy This 7.2-channel receiver is a breeze to get up and running thanks to Denon's Setup Assistant and Audyssey speaker calibration system. It also offers Dolby Atmos , Wi-Fi , and Bluetooth . Denon AVR-X2300W IN-Command #033AVX2300 $799.99 Sale $599.99 Valid through 3/12/17 - 3/25/17 1.5 HOURS DIY 40 Free lifetime tech support on everything you buy from us.

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