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Home Entertainment Systems

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Summary: Planning your home entertainment and game room should include special attention to data and multimedia device requirements. This information will help guide you through the process.

Home Theatre and Game Room Options

Home Theatre Components to Consider

High-Definition Flat Panel Display

DVD Player

Audio Video Receiver

VCR Player

Satellite / Digital Cable Receiver

Surround Sound Speaker System

MP3 / iPod Interface

Planning your Dream System makes all the difference
A home entertainment system is made up of several components which must be selected for compatibility, your personal preference and budget considerations.
Video Services Understand where your video service will come from in order to have the proper signal cable installed. A Dish TV Service will require specific cabling for high-definition video viewing.
Audio System Music and Audio may be played from a variety of devices including Audio Video Receiver, DVD/MP3 Player, Stereo Receiver, iPod or even a Karaoke system. Cabling must match each device and interface to each other.
Speaker System The selection of the Speaker System will need to match the Audio System and the placement of the speakers in your room will require the right wires to be installed.
Computer Games Game devices require a location that will enable easy access to the video and audio components for easy connections.
Power Outlets Electrical outlets will need to be provided to the main component cabinet or location. It is advisable to install a voltage filter and surge protecting plug strip to protect your equipment.
Lighting and Switches

Your system is not complete until you add the right kind of lighting which sets the mood while providing functionality. Flush Lights provide a variety of options which can be controlled with wall mounted or remote dimmer switch controls.

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