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Home Theatre in a Box: Your Quick Fix Option

home theatre in a box2Everyone in the family, including you, had long been thinking of the best alternative to have each member of the family together on weekends or during school holidays, just to enjoy the time together without having to spend too much or going through a series of planning and preparation before having the needed relaxing time together.

As everyone likes to unwind after a day’s work in front of the TV set with some munchies on the side, you all decided to just have all other digital gadgets linked together and have everyone in the same room to enjoy each other’s company at the same time.

Having the customary TV set will not give you the satisfaction that you are looking for, however. The kids would be more anticipating towards this weekly family bonding time together, if there would be an even greater screen, better sounding movies and sound tracks, and more gadgets that can be linked together easily.

That’s when you thought of setting up your family home theatre.  That was fairly easy. You gather information on the net and from friends you knew have home theatres in their homes. Having a customized home theatre would be too costly for you, at this of year that you have other pending bills to consider. Besides, you do not have the luxury of time to personally select all other devices and other paraphernalia that should go with the setup.

If you’re in such dilemma, then this is the best option for you. Acquire a home theatre in a box instead. A home theatre in a box or HITB is, as the name suggests, a home theatre package that contains all the basic utilities as well as devices, including the manual for setting up your family home theatre. It is an all-in-one package that brings together a combination of a DVD or Blu-ray player, a multi-channel amplifier (which likewise includes a surround sound decoder, a radio tuner, as well as all other required features), speaker wires, connection cables, a set of five or more surround sound speakers (at times, however, just the left and right speakers), a low-frequency subwoofer, and also a remote control.

As the HTIB contains all the necessary pieces needed to put up a basic home theatre system, including the necessary guide to have the parts and or devices appropriately connected, even a novice can have a new home theatre system set up any time.

With the HTIB you won’t need to sacrifice precious time to have all the required equipment together, nor would need any technical knowledge to have the system functioning properly any time. However, if you would need to link other devices to your home theatre (a mobile able to project movies or a tablet, a gaming system perhaps, more speakers, and so on) you would need a setup that would calls for bigger wires for better connectivity.

But then again, if you are just interested in having the basic components for a home theatre system without the extra worries other setups demands, a home theatre in a box would always work well for you.

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Posted on July 26, 2013 by 1 Comment Short URL


Alphonso Soosay, an accomplished musician and sound recording specialist has been in the industry for more than 30 years. In this blog Alphonso shares all his experiences and knowledge in the recording and home theatre industry. Alphonso Soosay's Blog

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