Home Theatre Installations
We install the highest quality audio visual systems in today’s market. Home Theatre Installation includes the fitment of components, wiring, setup, calibration and client training. Whether you want to install a new home theater system or just upgrade your existing one, getting started can be intimidating but with our team of expects will help you all the way.
Basic Tips and Information Regarding Home Theatre Installation.
Home Theater Considerations
The best advice when purchasing a home theater system is to let your eyes and ears be the guide, relying less on marketing hype and more on what looks and sounds good to you. Also remember to take into consideration:
- Room size: Fit television and speakers to the size of the room.
- Seating: Consider the angle and distance from the screen and speakers.
- Acoustics: Determined by the room’s shape, materials, and furnishings.
- Lighting: Take windows and room lights into account when positioning TV.
- Ventilation: Assure adequate cooling for both components and audience.
When it comes to speaker wire, the thickness or “gauge” matters. The general rule for optimal sound quality is:
|100’ to 200’||12|
Cables and Connectors
The quality of the connectors and cables that tie all the components together can make a big difference in the picture and sound. While you don’t have to spring for top-of-the-line gold plated connectors, avoid the least expensive ones.
Composite Video Connector: Carries the video signal to the TV with standard stereo (RCA) cables used for audio. The color and sound produced is good but not as high quality as other connections.
RF Coax Cable: Same as that used to connect cable television. The cable carries both audio and video signals. Can be push-on or screw-on types.
S-Video Connector: The connector has four pins that separate the video signal into separate channels to provide high quality.
Component Video Connectors: Like s-video, component connectors separate the video signal into different channels but provide even better quality. Separate RCA style plugs are used for each channel.
High Definition Multimedia Interface: (HDMI) Produces the best picture and sound quality. The signal carried is completely digital and requires an HD compatible television.
Fiber Optic Audio Cable: (TOSLINK) Uses a light beam in a plastic fiber optic cable to connect the audio source with the receive