What is a Home Theater System

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Chapter 1 – What is a Home Theater System? Before the 1950s even though television was in existence, the average models for home use were not able to create the type of entertainment experience that one would get when going to the movie theater. In fact, even when home theater systems did start becoming available, they were not via television. Instead, they were through projector equipment. Of course back then the technology was only limited to showing ‘home movies’ or more infamously silent stag films, but it was still establishing a trend that would continue even until today. This trend would involve turning one’s bedroom, basement or even a backyard into a movie theater of sorts. Granted, there doesn’t exist any home theater…show more content…
These are extremely hard to find in stores, so it’s best to try to search for one through E-Bay or other auction sites. Alternatively, a person could consider getting a video game system to take care of their DVD needs. The video game systems that can also play DVDs include: the Xbox, the Xbox 360, the Playstation 2 and the Playstation 3. Of these systems you will pay the most for the Xbox 360 or the Playstation 3, since they are the newest ones out there. Although the price is going down, expect to pay several hundred dollars for either. Indeed, this is much more expensive than just getting a DVD player, however, video game systems offer an advantage that regular DVD players don’t. This advantage is obviously the ability to play video games. If video games don’t appeal to you at all, then you should probably just stick with a regular DVD player. But if it does and/or you have other family members with such interests, think about paying the extra money. Chapter 2 – Types of Home Theater Televisions The typical television designed for a home theater setup will range in size from 30 inches to 110 inches. It will also come in one of two categories: rear projection or flat screen. Rear projection televisions work through mechanisms that display the image from the back of the television to the front, whereas flat screen televisions display the images from within the screen itself. Four types of
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