The first step is to plan your space. Will you have a dedicated home theater room or will your system be in a multi-purpose media room? Either way can be fantastic. A dedicated home theater is designed specifically for entertainment: enjoying movies, sports, TV, and video gaming. Attics, bonus rooms, or spare rooms are great as dedicated home theater spaces. A media room is more for entertaining as well as movie/TV/music enjoyment. A family room or bonus room usually doubles as a media room.
The goal of a home theater is to recreate exactly what happens in a movie theater. It is a dedicated space devoted to the best possible reproduction of picture and sound. It’s an acoustically sound room where the door can be closed to “seal off” the rest of the home; It’s a room where you can enjoy images from a high quality projector reflecting off a huge screen, relax in some comfy reclining seats and take your home theater experience to another place. With a touch of a button you can remotely lower your shades, turn down the lights and let the movie begin.