With a home theatre systems, you can recreate the ideal cinematic experience in your own home. Thanks recent advancements in home entertainment, you don't have to sacrifice quality for comfort. You too can have surround sound and a high resolution screen or rear projector. There are several different options available in the market and you can choose depending on the budget that you have.
There are two schools of thought when asking about the best home theatre system. One are the audiophiles who are very discerning when it comes to sound and the other are videophiles who take the visual aspect of the best home theatre system more seriously. A few years ago, there were very few home theatre buffs since systems were expensive and basically and mostly constructed for huge rooms. These days, however, with the prices of flat screen television sets declining and home theatre systems having multiple platforms which now include internet access and mp3 player integration, a bigger market is being tapped by these manufacturers with great home theatre systems designed even for smaller rooms. There are also some home theatre systems that do not require assembly and these HTIB or Home Theater in a Boxes they are called, can start for as low as 300 dollars.
Yamaha for example has their YPAO software service which does the sound adjustment to your room. The machine performs a diagnostic check using small built in microphones and an equalizer. It checks to acquire the best sound for the room by checking the speaker connections and phase, and then tones are sent which the microphone captures and makes the calibrated adjustment based on the resonant acoustics.
For Flat Screens, Samsung and LG are a great value as they are the leaders when it comes to Plasma, LCD, and LED production. Korea is the principal source of production for flat screen technology. They have invested billions in research and development and are constantly coming up with newer and even smaller generations of flat screens and even touch screen television sets.
Still there are other brands you should look into as well. Among them are Dolby, which actually invented the platform of the 2.1, 5.1 and 7.1 systems we use. Pioneer Altec Lansing and JB Lansing, who were brothers in the audio industry to begin with, Harmon Kardon and others. Some of the more recognizable brands in the Video Industry are Panasonic, Sony, Samsung, and LG. In the end the best home theatre system is based on your preferences.
Resolution, brightness and contrast are the three main parameters upon which the quality of home theatre projectors depends. Higher resolution makes the picture clearer and sharper, since more pixels are displayed. Opt for a projector that provides greater amount of difference between the darkest black and brightest white, which render the clearest images. Projector brightness should vary between 1000 and 2500 lumens for the perfect picture quality.
Home Theatre systems are not just for watching movies - you can also use them for playing video games. It vastly enhances the gaming experience by providing a larger display-screen and digital quality sound. Think of how much more fun Family Game Night will be with a home theatre.
Call Lavitech today at 818-232-7385 to schedule a Free In Home Estimate and learn about which Home Theatre options work best for you.