If you’ve always wanted a home theater, but haven’t ever gone through with it, it’s never too late. It could come as a major project, but when you’re all finished and you’re sitting back watching your favorite team or film on the big screen, it will all be worth it. One of the most important decisions during the process is making sure you get the right surround sound speakers. Here are a few things you should think about when you decide to make the move toward choosing speakers.
You can buy the best surround sound system on the market, but if it isn’t setup properly you won’t get the full effect. Your experience will also fall short if you have a professional home theater installer install the system, if the product you choose lacks quality. So first of all, ensure you choose a proper team that will ensure everything is not only installed properly, but organized in an manner that is organized and easy to access.
Most new media contains audio data that will tell the surround sound system which side the sound should come from. If you’re not setting up the speakers properly, the sounds won’t come from the right places, in relation to the position of your speakers. This will also alter your experience. If you have a multi-speaker system positioned the right way, it will make all the difference.
You might not know, but 5.1 surround sound, or 7.1 surround sound refer to the number of speakers versus the number of subwoofers. The more speakers that surround you, obviously give you a more life-like experience. It’s easy to get caught up in name brands, but make sure you do your research in terms of functionality and lifespan. Some surround sound systems might seem like a good deal because they are made by a high profile brand, but could be dated.
Park Place Installations can help you choose the best surround sound speakers for your home, and we can put it all into place for you. If you’ve been thinking about starting a home theater of your own, but get stuck looking at prices and talking to a 16 year old kid at Best Buy about what you should get, give us a call. We know our stuff, it’s what we do!