In an era where everything is electronic and smart, it is common to have a home theatre setup for movie and binge-watching sessions. Some people go as far as setting up elaborate systems that can enhance the viewing experience and urge the viewers never to have to leave their home to watch a movie. While some audio engineers and specialists can be hired to set up a full-fledged home theatre, if you are one of those DIY folks who are not afraid to get their work cut out for them, setting up a system is secure. Custom built home theatres cost tens of thousands of dollars to set up by a professional with the state-of-the-art equipment and devices. Good news for DIYers is that the cost does not have to be as expensive or even close to the ten thousand marks if they choose the right things they need. Here are tips to consider in order to make the whole setup easy as lemon squeezy.

  1. Screen Size – Video is vital in a home theatre The style and size of the display can vary according to the budget you have in hand. Just make sure that the screen is big enough for an immersive experience. Choosing a screen size that is at least 50 inches in size is perfect for a basic home theatre experience. High definition and a resolution of 1080p are also advisable. The distance of the screen should be twice the width of the screen from the viewer’s position.
  2. Screen Technology – There are several technologies that you can use when considering a screen. There is plasma, LCD, DLP, and others that you can choose from. Pros and cons exist with every type of technology you want to get. The main factor, however, is the budget you have in hand.
  3. The budget for Screens – depending on the budget you have, make sure you choose the right screen for the size of your room. There are several options available when it comes to screen sizes and technologies, with new and improved features being released every day. For a small budget, you would be able to get a screen or even a projector for the room size you have with fantastic features such as wifi, mobile device compatibility, smart features and even Bluetooth technologies
  4. Think 3D – No matter the budget, make sure the main feature you look for is the 3D feature. Many screens are available for small budgets and with the 3D experience as well. And yes, 3D makes a big difference in today’s era. A 3D screen gives you all the immersive experiences in movies and shows that are made All you need are some 3D glasses, and the entire family can enjoy a fantastic experience.
  5. Additional Accessories – To give you some extendable viewing experiences, ensure you get a television that can be extended to plug and play other accessories. DVD players, streaming devices, cables and a multitude of HDMI ports are all you need to have a completely functional home theatre viewing experience.
Setting Up Sound for The Best Home Theatre Experience – Part 1