Important Basic Tips for Your Home Theater Setup

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Planning to set up a home theatre this season? Great! Nothing can beat the experience a fully automated and high end home theater system can give. Watching a movie or listening to music on a fully set up surround sound system and speakers indeed turn out to be an amazing experience. But, the route to an awesome home theatre system is not just spending a lot of money but setting up the system correctly with proper guidelines too!

Hence, here are a few guidelines and tips we share through this article and a walk through the basics of the home theatre setup. Check it out to really make your home theatre system shine and entertain you to the fullest!



When it comes to choosing a TV for the home theatre system, bigger is always the better. But most importantly, you should choose the TV based on the size of your room. You should scale the maximum number of people who would be viewing the screen from a particular distance to get the maximum enjoyment.

In addition to the size of the TV, it is also important to keep a check on the type of lighting in the room that you would be keeping. It lets you lower the strain on eyes while watching TV and make the picture quality much better. Plasma or LCD– you should make the choice accordingly. Plasma is cost effective and best for dark rooms. LCD is good for brighter rooms and induce low power consumption & are of higher quality. And when it comes to resolution, it’s for sure that more the pixels, higher the resolution.




 To get the perfect speakers, you first need to list down your requirement whether you need the same for music, movies or both. All home theater systems handle both movies and music, but if you wish to watch movies then you might want to look out for 4 high-end speaker boxes. Nowadays, home theatres come with the full package. Wireless speakers and woofers available these days, make the setup and easy process too. For a simple but high-quality sound placing two stereo speakers on either side of the TV is a good option.




You can place the TV and couches first followed by a plan to place the speakers and receiver. Placement should be done based on the seating arrangement as per your desire. You can make the speaker placement before you begin running wires to make set-up easy and quick. Now place the two front speakers at ear height and angled towards your seating location.

Place the center channel speaker above or below the TV, side speakers in-line and above the viewers, rear speakers side by side along the center of the back wall and of course the sub-woofer along the front wall, mostly in the middle.




 While deciding the seating, it’s important to consider the fact that the theater is going to be used by your family only and is not going to be a once in a year party use thing. So, if you love great sound, design setup should be well thought of too! For example, designing 8 recliners or maybe just one row of 4 recliners and with some large bean bags and a couple of couches would be a good idea. So, choose your options and design wisely! Some manufacturers like Cineak offer the best recliner seating. Cineak Creation Recliners are created for the most luxurious home theater systems, Cineak offers recliners with leather upholstery, varying stitching finishes, ergonomic contours, real wood veneer and an independently controlled reclining mechanism.


From speakers to cables and wires, make sure everything is put in the right place. Getting the right connections will help make everything sound good.


Brands like Sound Of Music offer premium quality audio visual furniture and system for a seamless experience. Its products fit perfectly into your functional requirements and lifestyle. Some of the products offered include:

  • Chairs like cinema chairs and TV chairs for different areas like living rooms, lounges, etc.
  • Faux fur accessories
  • Technology-based products like Wall-pad Touch
  • Media player, Airplay and On-screen menu apps

Hope these few tips will help you set up your home theatre system smoothly. Do share your thoughts in the comments below!

9 thoughts on “Important Basic Tips for Your Home Theater Setup”

  1. I have been wanting to set up a home theatre system, because I think it would be fun to be able to play movies with great sound with my friends. That is great to hear that most home theater systems now come with a full package of the equipment that I will need. It does sound like it would be an easy process! Thanks for the tips!

  2. I agree that you should consider wireless speakers for your home theater in order to make setup easier. It would make sense to find something that is easy to set up so that you can install the home theater system in a better way.

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