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.
Dolby Digital is the most renowned name in the world of surround sound, and it is one company which progressively delivers newer technology to keep up with the latest trends. Here’s a quick review of DD-Plus - the latest technology that promises a better than ever surround sound experience.
Get the most out of your Netflix experience with this guide to everything from improving the picture quality to recording video online.
The home theater has become the center of many houses and creating that space requires bringing together movies, music the Internet and more. Before any of that though you need to understand what choices you have so you can create best possible home theater.
PC and HTPC may sound very similar, but they have a considerable amount of differences between them. Their main difference is their purpose. Purpose dictates their components, including how they look.
Hang your new HDTV on the wall, or connect a gaming device to it with one of the following home theater accessories. From wall mounts to HDMI cables, you’ll find the accessory you need to complete your home theater.
Check out the newest internet connected devices for the home theater and discover their advantages and disadvantages.
How does one go about reviewing a home theater? Are certain aspects more important than others? Is it better to buy equipment that is all made by the same company or is it better to mix and match?
A good home theater can transform a boring living room into entertainment central. The best home theater systems do this while delivering the highest quality audio and video without overpowering the comfortable feel of the gathering space.
You need building permits if you plan on building a home theater room, otherwise there can be some major consequences. Learn more about what building permits you need, as well as other helpful information to save yourself a lot of time, money, and effort.
Looking for some great home theater seating options? Then buy from the best. Here is our list of the best home theater seating manufacturers.