Before you start reading the tech specifications for high-fidelity speakers on Amazon, remember that your sound system should defer to your needs. Not the other way around.
So you probably don't want a room-shaking speaker set if you live in a tower block with thin walls.
Quite simply the first thing you need to ask when buying a new sound system for your home is: 'What do I need it to do?'
So you need to think about what you listen to and how you listen to it.
The best way to work out what you actually need from your sound system is to ask yourself a set of questions.
Click through to do just that...