Part of the 'Complete Idiot's Guide' series.
As home theaters continue to increase in popularity, many consumers will face the inevitable urge to invest in a home theater system. And, once you get one, how do you set it up? Advances in technology have lowered prices, increased quality and given consumers more options than before. To avoid redundant features and costly mistakes, this book will help you understand the ins and outs of everything from analysing your current system to installing your purchases.
- DVD players, and laserdisc players
- Televisions 25" and over, and projection TVs
- HI-Fi stereo VCRs
- Surround sound processors
- Amps, receivers, and subwoofers
- Centre channel speakers and surround-sound speakers
- Connections, remote management, and wiring choices
What room should you install your system in? How large a television do you need? What parts of your current system should you upgrade? Should you install it yourself? How should you adjust your lighting? And how can you insure that your system performs the way you heard and saw it in the store? This book shows you hook-up diagrams, features descriptions, and shares inside knowledge so you look and feel like an expert! The book shares the real secrets of getting the most bang for your home theater buck - at any budget level!