Watching movies is a great escape from the stressful lifestyle we all live nowadays. Watching movies on a wide screen with surround sound can transport you far away from that stress into the movie you are watching. You experience the plot it as if you were actually there in the movie itself.
Until recently, we could only experience this escapism in a cinema. However, modern technology is able to provide the same visual and sound experience right in your own living room. We will discuss the basic components of a home theater system in this article. Read on to understand how these basic components can deliver the best cinematic experience in a custom home theater system.
Home theater experts state that the most important consideration in setting up a custom home theater system is the size of the room where you will set up the home theater system. The most important component of your custom home theater system, which is the television, is dependent on the size of the room, although the recommendation is that a 27 inch television set is the minimum necessary for your home theater set up.
It is also a recommendation that a flat screen television is advisable for a home theater system because it shows less glare and creates a crisper image. Another major component in any custom home theater system also dependent on the size of the room, is the loudspeaker system.
The number of speakers for your custom home theater system is dependent on the size of the room. You need at least three speakers to create surround sound, but you may place up to six speakers, if you want a more lifelike sound. Adding a subwoofer may also be a good way to achieve a complete surround sound like in the movie theaters. Three speakers is the minimum, although you may need up to six if the room is big.
Another major piece of kit for your custom home theater system is the DVD player. It is recommended that DVD players with a progressive scan are the best choice. This is because a progressive scan reproduces a sharp , flicker-free image. However, this depends on the choice of television unit; you will need to make sure that your flat-screen television set supports ‘progressive scan’ protocols. You may also want to get DVD player with a five-disk carousel. This will mean you don’t have to get up from your chair to change the discs so often.
A minor consideration is the power of the DVD player as that will determine how loud your speakers can be played. Of course, almost all this depends on the size of the room in which the home theater system is going to be set up. Small rooms require only a few types of equipment, bigger rooms may require more and adding custom home theater furniture to your home theater system will make a big difference. A bigger room therefore requires more investment. A smaller room might require less, but nevertheless good quality equipment to avoid a too basic feel in the home theater system.
Finally, you may consider hiring a home theater expert in order to create a beautifully designed home theater system. If you can afford it, this is the best, because the home theater expert will be able to effectively design and set up your home theater system.
That custom home theater expert may also suggest the installation some additional features like specialized home theater seating and even other home theater furniture, such as small tables in order to make your home theater package complete and thereby make it more closely resemble an authentic movie theater. Having the finest and highest-quality custom home theater system will give you a most desirable installation, one that you can be proud of and that will enable you to enjoy your movies to the utmost.
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