This Book Is The Best Way To Get The Most From Your Home Theater
Hardcover, 2nd Edition, 272 pages
With this consumer's guide, buyers of home theater systems will be taken through the technology and components of home entertainment and learn how they suit their individual needs. Consumers will discover the best components, how to be a savvy shopper, how to avoid buying the wrong technology, and how to set up and fine-tune a system. In addition, all the technologies behind home theater are explained. These technologies include DVD players, audio/video receivers, multi-channel speaker systems, high-definition television (HDTV), and digital satellite systems.
Robert Harley is editor-in-chief of The Perfect Vision and The Absolute Sound, the leading magazines in home theater and high-performance audio. He has published more than 700 product reviews and articles on audio and home theaterand is the author of The Complete Guide to High-End Audio.
Choosing your system: Setting your budget and selecting the right dealer. Learn about building the system of your dreams from the ground up, or make improvements for an existing system.
Video Displays: Understand the difference between Direct View, Rear Projection, Plasma Displays, Front Projectors and Video Screens? Know how to fine tune your video performance? You will after reading this book!
Source Components: How to choose the best front end components. Includes helpful information on Digital Satellite, DVD Players, HDTV Set Top Boxes and DVD-Audio and Super Audio CD.
Amplifiers and Speakers: Should you buy and A/V Receiver or separate components? How do you match your loudspeakers to your electronics and your listening room? All these questions are answered here!
Audio and Video: The audio components in a really great home theater system are equally as important as the video portion. Learn to identify the components that are worth your time and money.
Putting it all together: A step-by-step guide to perfect system synergy. Maximize the performance of your entire system!