The Home Theater Experience
- Sony WEGA KF-42WE610 42'' LCD Projection TV $64.00 (Check Prices) via Amazon Marketplace
- V Inc Bravo D2 DVD Player
- Samsung TX-P2675WH 26
- Philips 30PW8402
- Sony WEGA KE32TS2 32'' Plasma TV
- Fujitsu P63XHA30WS
- Panasonic PT-47X54 47
- JVC AV-65WP94
- Panasonic PT-AE500U Projector
- Sony Cineza VPL-HS10 LCD Projector
- iVision HD Projector
- Denon DVD-1200 DVD Player
- Samsung DVD-HD841 DVD Player
- Onkyo LS-V955 Home Theater
- JVC TH-M55 Home Theater
- Panasonic SC-HT700 Home Theater
- Sharp AQUOS LC-37HV4U 37'' LCD TV
If you're a true movie lover, there's no more lofty aspiration than to build a theater of your own, right in your living room. Of course, you'd probably love to design a theater that rivals your local multiplex--but that would only be possible if you were willing to part with thousands upon thousands of dollars. Luckily, you can still find a lot of pleasure in more affordable home theater setups, some starting for less than $2000.
Whatever your design entails, you'll need at least three components to build a home theater system: a TV or digital projector; a DVD player; and a home theater speaker system, which lets you hear movies the way they sound in big theaters.
Let's take a look at your options for each of these three components, as well as what's involved in actually setting them up to create the optimal home theater experience.
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