High end home theater systems have become more and more popular over the last couple of decades and many home owners have a dedicated room in their home designed to simulate a movie theater. A well designed home theater room allows you to recreate the experience of the cinema in your own home and provides a great source of entertainment that the whole family can enjoy. If you are interested in designing your own home theater, you will find the following information on selecting and installing high end home theater systems beneficial to achieving your goal successfully.
Choosing your Home Theater Room
In order to select the appropriate components for your home theater system you will first have to determine the room in your home that is best suited for setting up a home theater. The best type of room is one with no windows such as a basement or bonus room however, if you do not have this option you can install blackout curtains or drapes to that are made out of a heavy material to cover the windows which will create a darkened room and also help to block out any outside sounds. Carpeting should also be installed in the room as sounds from high end home theater systems will bounce off of tile or wood.
Once you have selected the room for your home theater you will then have to take some measurements in order to determine what size television set will be the most suitable. The measurements should be taken based upon the available wall space and the intended seating position of the viewers. The recommendation for optimal viewing is a seating distance of approximately two and a half times the width of the television screen. For example, if your television has a thirty six inch screen, the viewer should be seated approximately seven and half feet away.
The Main Components of High End Home Theater Systems
The main components of high end home theater systems consist of the television, receiver, DVD player, and speakers. There are several types of television sets you can select from depending on your budget that include the plasma and LCD TVs which can be mounted on the wall. The direct view television sets are also an option and are less expensive or you can choose a front projection TV system which is the closest to displaying the quality and size of a real cinema. The receiver is one of the most important parts of a home theater system and should include the “Dolby Digital 5.1” sound technology which produces the “surround a sound” which emulates the sound in a movie theater.
Selecting the right speaker system is also important in order to experience the same level of sound quality in a movie theater. Your sound system should consist of a subwoofer and satellite speakers for the left, right, front, and back of your home theater. Positioning your speakers correctly is essential for the optimal listening experience and you can experiment by listening to the sound effects in several different movies and re-positioning the speakers until you are satisfied with the sound. By doing some research on high end home theater systems, you will be able to find the one most suitable for creating your home theater.
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