How to Build a Home Theater

Home theaters are no longer only an extravagance for the rich and famous. Many families are enjoying a true movie theater experience without leaving home. If you’re thinking about building a home theater, let DHIVIS walk you through the steps

Step 1: Choose a Room

Step 2: Pre-Wire Surround Sound & Video Projector

Most home theaters use a 7.1 (5.1.2) Dolby Atmos sound system ( Optional 7.2ch, 9.2ch, 11.2ch) . This includes one subwoofer and seven channel speakers – left, right, center, two dolby atmos ( Ceiling ), and two rear surrounds. To pre-wire a 7.1 system

For a realistic, large-screen theater experience, you’ll need to pre-wire a projector system, This involves just two cables:

  1. An HDMI cable to carry high-definition video to the projector ( Optical Fiber HDMI Preferred for long distance )
  2. 3 Core Power Cable for Projector

Step 5: Pre-Wire Lighting

Step 6: Install Acoustic Panels and Sound Sound Barriers ( MLV)

Step 7: Set Up Video and Sound Systems

Install speakers, projector, and screen, the speakers and projector will connect to the AV receiver. The receiver accepts content from a wide range of multimedia devices, such as:

  • Amazon fire stick, Apple TV, Blu-ray player, Cable/set top box, Game console, Android Streaming player, PC, etc….
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