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The Best Way to Plan Your Home Theater Setup

by Product Specialist

The Best Way to Plan Your Home Theater Setup

Building your own immersive home theater can be daunting. But being able to set up top shelf audio and video equipment to upgrade your listening and viewing experience can be fun and truly rewarding. A home theater can be comprised of a sound bar and an LED or LCD television. There are many options when it comes to satisfying your wants and needs in a home theater setup. We can always give you advice and direct you on a path to get you to your ideal home theater, depending on your preferences and budget. The best way to plan your home theater setup is to consider the following factors.

Size of the Room

The room in which your home theater will be used in is a key factor when choosing one. The size of the room determines the type and size of the video display, such as a projector or television. Other aspects to consider is the lighting, the carpeting (or lack thereof), the wall types which might affect the sound, and whether or not you want in-wall or ceiling speakers.

The Video Display Device

The main concept of having or acquiring a home theater is to ensure that you may be able to have a movie theater experience and ambiance within the confines of your home. The video display device is the element in the home theatre that will determine how much you will enjoy the visual content. Visual displays in the current market are LCD, LED, OLED televisions as well as video projectors and screen combos. The displays also vary from 720p, 1080p and 4k Ultra HD image resolutions. A video projector can be used to achieve a big screen experience similar to movie theaters.

Home Theater Receiver

Sound is the next most essential part of a home theater next to the visual display. When building a home theater, you are considering the sound the amplifier/preamplifier or the home theater receiver combination are the best places to start. The AV surround sound or home theater receiver are responsible for all the outputs and inputs connecting everything throughout the home theater. These connections provide a valid way of making the home theater system centralized.

Loud Speakers

In the same way, the size of the room determines the best visual display device to use for your home theater the size of the room will also determine the speakers which you will require for your home theater.


A subwoofer is a special kind of speaker needed to ensure the home theater sound experience is of good quality. There are various types of sub-woofers, which can be used but the size of the room in which your subwoofer will be in shall determine which subwoofer to use. You also need good cabling and furniture to ensure that your home theater gives you a movie theater experience while you are in the comfort of your home.

Taking all of these factors into account will help you build a well-thought-out home theater experience. Drop by our store to check out all the fun electronics goodies we have on hand, and we’ll be there to help out in any way we can!