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Understanding Home Theater: Home Entertainment history of, what is, how-to guides?
This is a beginner’s forum to the world of home entertainment and media in its various guises. Here we discuss the basics in home theater technology, concepts and terminology. Looking at such subjects as, what is the history of Blu Ray and digital media? What is the difference between analog and digital TV? What is IMAX? DLP? DVI? HDMI? We also provide help and guidance for those setting up a home entertainment center or individual composite parts such as a DVD player, surround sound system or satellite receiver.
Setting up a cheap do-it-yourself home theater system is just a matter of knowing what to buy. Find out about the best cheap LCD HDTVs, speakers, DVD players and Blu-ray players for your home theater setup.
There are several things you need to consider when buying a plasma TV. There are advantages of a wide viewing angle, and good color output, but plasma TVs also have some disadvantages. Learn what they are before buying a plasma TV to avoid disappointment.
Thinness is an attractive quality in a flat panel TV. Suppliers compete for the title of thinnest screen and look for ever thinner solutions. However, flat panel TVs vary considerably and your screen may not be as thin as you think. It may not even matter.