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Tech Tips: Home Theater

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Tech Tips: Home Theater

A home theater will maximize your at-home viewing experience. Get some tips from the pros on how you can bring a piece of the big screen to your living room.

Home Theater Tips, Tricks and Links

Getting the most from your home theater.
One of the easiest ways to ensure that your home theater setup provides a premium viewing and listening experience is by using HDMI cable for connecting all the devices that make up your setup. HDMI cable is designed to deliver high-definition video signals and multiple audio soundtracks all through one cable.

Game in peace.
The surround sound system on your home theater is music to your ears – most of the time. But if you have gamers in the house, things can get loud and jarring… Did we mention loud? So what’s one quick and easy way to cut the noise without compromising the gamer’s aural experience? Surround sound headphones.

Feel the experience.
Want to shake to every T-Rex stomp in Jurassic Park or feel every groove in your favorite Bootsy Collins’ bassline? Consider buying a butt shaker. A butt (or bass) shaker is a low-frequency device mounted to a chair or couch that enables the person sitting in it to feel rather than hear (at an overwhelming volume) the low end of bass in music and movies. They’re relatively easy to connect and are compatible with most home theater setups. 

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