I’ve been to plenty of homes where people have fancy TVs and home theatre setups. But you know what? Half of them have no clue how to set up a home theatre system properly. I’ve seen setups that are so haphazard that it would make an audiophile cry tears of rage. Now, you don’t want that to happen, do you?
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A nice, clean looking setup. Image courtesy Thecondobar.com
When you’re setting up a home theatre system, you have two choices – you can hire someone to do this for you, or you can be a little adventurous and attempt it yourself. The latter is obviously no piece of cake, especially if you don’t have much technical knowledge. So here’s a little something that’ll help.
A 5.1 setup, THX style
A 7.1 setup, THX style
The rear of a typical AV reciever. Image Couresy Hometheater.about.com
Now that you know the basics, it’s time to get cracking. Follow these simple guidelines, and it’ll make your life a whole lot easier.