How to Get More from Your Home Theater Without Paying a Dime


Unless you had your home theater set up by a professional, chances are you aren't getting the best possible video and sound out of your existing setup. These simple tweaks will take just a little bit of time but will make a world of difference.

You can build a pretty sweet home theater with an HDTV and a nice set of speakers, but just because you've got the gear doesn't mean you've got the optimal viewing experience. With all the time setting up a TV, audio receiver, Blu-Ray player, and HTPC can take (and all the confusion it can cause), you may not have made the small tweaks that can make all the difference in delivering the high quality audio and video you paid for. If it's been awhile since you thought about the nitty-gritty of your system, here are some things you may want to go through to make sure your theater's performing in tip-top shape.

Find out more in Lifehacker's article, How to Get More from Your Home Theater Without Paying a Dime

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i have a top notch system that took me years to build up.i also do audio/video work so both purposes are served.

some of my components listed:

1.OPPO BDP-83 blu-ray/dvd/external drive 42" 1080p plasma

3.denon 3310CI Amp

4.ATC-Pro Speakers for 2 mains which are pro-studio monitors

5.polk audio subwoofer

6.homemade center channel and rears

i also have a bunch of other gear for entertainment/studio of my faves is the

SKAMP. a custom built tube stereo pre-amp i treat my mixes guitarist skummyman designed and built.SKAMP = skummy amp

you can get more out of your system if properly setup and calibrated