If you want to enjoy an amazing sound and get a perfect home theater system, you should perform the following procedures:
Choose an audio system
Look at your TV, consider its size, and the room dimensions. Confirm that the apartment is really enough for a rich sound quality, the best home theater receiver placing, and all the required subwoofers deployment. Pay attention that all the unnecessary subjects and heavy furniture in the room can block or distort the sound. Check the audio system designation and pick it right. For small and middle-sized rooms a 5.1 stereo system will be enough, while for big apartments it’s better to choose 6.1 or 7.1 models. Measure the distance from your TV to the sofa, from your sofa to the back wall, and from the corners of the room to the place where you will be sitting. The basic speakers have to be placed near the TV and those ones, which will make a surround sound – behind the viewer.
Purchase all the equipment
If you’re trying to spare money, avoid buying brand-new devices. Last year’s technologies are cheaper and sometimes they still can be on the top. Write a list of all the required facilities: the receiver, the subwoofer, a few speakers (or only one), and pertinent cables. Perhaps, you may need mounting brackets or stands. While choosing the receiver, pay attention to the inputs and outputs number because all the DVD players or consoles are attaching exactly to the receiver, not TV. Then check the plugs compatibility with your hardware. If you are making your first entertainment system, it’s better to start with the basics and buy a simple receiver with straightforward functions. More advanced users can check the brand novelties and compare desires with opportunities. Buy only right things, for example, if you are not an Apple devices owner, you didn’t need to purchase an expensive receiver with inbuilt AirPlay. Ask the seller to increase the warranty on the equipment.
Set everything up
After unboxing the elements, take the inventory of all the things, and if you’ve forgotten something, come back to the store and get it. It is better to start the installation process after having all the necessary elements. Perform a dry run and just look at how the details will look in their places and whether the wires can reach inputs/outputs. Place your speakers, but don’t forget that from a top-down perspective, all the front speakers have to create a form of an equilateral triangle. The seating place has to be a central part of the figure. Hook up the receiver and connect it with the TV (via consoles, Blu-Ray, etc.). The speaker cable will help you plug in front speakers to the receiver. After connecting all the elements, you can turn the whole system on. Follow the on-screen guide recommendations, connect the subwoofer, and experiment with it until the sound will be amazing (some devices have an auto-calibration feature).
Recheck all the settings and after confidence that the audio equally distributes to everyone in the room, enjoy your perfect home theater system!