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Different Components Every Home Entertainment System Needs

As movie theaters start to reopen, many film fanatics are storming the big screens to watch highly anticipated flicks. Though the nostalgia of the theater is certainly one to revel in from time to time, there’s nothing quite like watching a movie on the “big screen” right from your very own home. 

Creating an entertainment system at home brings the magic of the movies to you. With these different components every home entertainment system needs, you can create a comprehensive home theater in no time.

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Video Source

Your video source supplies the media to the display device. Your entertainment system can implement varying video sources, depending on what you enjoy watching. Popular video sources include the following.

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Surround Sound System

Unless you’re a silent film buff, your movie-watching experience relies heavily on both video and sound quality. An audio system with loudspeakers and a subwoofer can mimic the crisp and rich soundscape of a movie theater.

Audial Options: You can customize your surround sound system by utilizing differing loudspeakers. Floor-standers, wall-mounted, in-wall, and in-ceiling speakers each offer unique advantages and obstacles to home entertainment setups.

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Receivers

Your receiver will function as a hub for all your video and audio sources. Receivers are also responsible for managing your entire entertainment system’s sound.

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Cables for Connection

HDMI cables are commonplace in home theater setups. You’ll need an HDMI cord to connect with your Blu-Ray device if you have one. HDMI connections can provide up to 18 Gbps for up to 8K quality.

You can also utilize Ethernet cords to prevent any lagging or buffering while streaming movies online. If you use the internet over cable, DVD, and Blu-Ray devices, you’ll find that a wired connection allows for seamless viewing experiences.

With every wire bundle you add to your entertainment system, you must consider its storage. Adopting tips for proper cable management helps keep your setup clean, well-running, and, most importantly, safe.

Display Screen

The most obvious of the different components every home entertainment system needs is the display screen. There’s no movie night without a device to project your movies onto. You can enlist a TV or a projector, whichever suits your home entertainment room best.

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