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The Ultimate Guide To A Home Theatre System

How to Choose the Best Home Theater System for your Custom Home in Vancouver


Sounds can supercharge the liveliness and vibrancy of your home. Custom home theatre systems are all about filling your home with gripping, invigorating sounds. When it comes to choosing your home theater system in Vancouver, you may be surprised to realize you need to handle a barrage of information, including various specs and different combination of components to bring about certain effects. However, you don’t need to spend an inordinate amount of time pouring through information on home audio systems before you can make the right choices. Read on to find out all you need to know about home theatre speakers.

How to Identify the Right Type of Home Theater System for Your Custom Home


A typical home theater system comprises a home theater receiver — which powers and controls the entire system, and the speakers. A home theatre system usually comes with a center speaker, right and left front speakers, right and left rear speakers, special effect speakers (for Dolby Atmos), and one or more subwoofers.

However, different combinations of these components give rise to different types of home theater systems. These include:


Pre-packaged home theatre systems (home-theatre-in-a-box): With this type, installation is a breeze. It also provides you with all the basic components of a home theater system.


A home theatre system with separate components: With this type, you can further incorporate additional components to the enhance sound production and even aesthetics of your audio system.


A custom design home theatre: This system is far more intricate, and might involve tearing up walls and ceilings to install components. It makes for a more intense cinematic effect, incorporating better lighting and even theater seats.


Wi-fi enabled home theatre systems: With this system, you can get a customized setup without the need for extensive installations. All the various components are linked together through a Wi-Fi network, hence no need to run electrical and audio wiring around the house.



Factors to Consider When Choosing a Home Theatre System


Now, each of these types of custom home theatre systems can be more suitable for use depending on many factors, including the parts of the home you want to put under the audio system’s sound, room dimensions, your budget, installation efforts, and even the kind of music, movie and shows you want to enjoy. Here are some few things you need to consider when choosing:

Intense audio: If you enjoy action-packed movies, hip-hop and pop music, then you should opt for a Dolby Atmos system. This system comes with speakers that generate incredible audio effects. But if you can’t afford it, you should at least go for a set up that will allows you to easily incorporate Atmos speakers down the line.


Room size: For spacey rooms, you need to use moderate-sized speakers and a good subwoofer or two. For smaller rooms, a small-sized speakers will do.


Speaker placement: Where you intend to mount the speakers is also a critical factor you should consider when buying. If your room design abhors clutters, you should opt for wireless or small-sized types which you can easily tuck away inconspicuously.


Give your Home a Sound System Upgrade Today

You don’t need to go it all alone when shopping for the right home theatre system for your Vancouver home; you can reach out to us for assistance at Silvercest Custom Homes and Renovations. Our seasoned experts will help you make sense of every bit of detail concerning custom home audio systems and how they fit with your lifestyle.

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