As a movie lover, nothing may seem better to you than having your own home theater. This is especially the case if you're a new parent or someone who doesn't get out of the house very much; a professional level home theater can return the thrill of the movie experience. Use these theater creation tips as you go along.
If like, most people, you want to put your home theater in your living room, that may work well. However, if the living room is too close to bedrooms, that can be a hassle unless you take measures to prevent sound from traveling too far out of the room. Carpets, rugs and special wall coverings should be in your budget to dampen sound and block sound waves from traveling too much.
Place the TV at the Right Angle
A big part of the viewing experience is the television you choose for your home theater. You may already have a big screen television, but you may need to adjust the angle at which you're watching it to recreate the movie theater experience. If you will be sitting at floor level, for instance, a 30 or 40 degree angle may be optimal for your neck comfort.
Get Different Speakers
The mistake that some people make is using the TV speakers for their home theater. For true theater sound, you'll need to enlist a variety of different speaker types. For example, a subwoofer will amplify low frequency, bass sounds, and wall and bookshelf speakers can be placed around the room to produce a real "surround sound" feeling. Try different speakers to see which match with your own preferences; sound design and home theater firms sometimes have setups that you can use to try out different speakers.
When you've got the speakers, ensure that you have some set at ear level. These will be the primary speakers you hear, so make sure they're of high quality.
Don't skimp on seating when you're creating a home theater. While you might not want to splurge for new couches, you can place plush blankets over the surface of the existing seats. If you are indeed in the market for new furniture pieces, select velvety chairs that will remind you of being at the movies.
If you want help or would like to have a professional install the entire system, a contractor can be contacted. Their experience can assist you in customizing a full system you'll enjoy.