When it comes to a breakdown in your home entertainment system, you can save time, money, and embarrassment before you call for a repair. Many times a glitch in home entertainment equipment has a simple answer. Before you call a repair person, or cart your home entertainment system to a service center, check the basics. See that wires are connected properly and securely. Test more than one game or CD, and last but not least -- check the batteries! Your home entertainment system could be back online in no time.