Home theaters are the dream of many cinephiles and homeowners. These days so much attention is placed on getting the best surround sound and the best 4K TV to make their movie characters come to life. The details are important — from the functionality and overall aesthetics — and many have invested thousands in enhancing their personal entertainment to get the ultimate viewing experience. If you’re going to go all out, then you should go the extra mile and add these tech toys to your ammunition.
A most popular way to mount your precious new 4K TV is right over your beloved fireplace. But the proposition could be a risky one. The heat seeps through the walls and could badly damage the television. But the MantelMount resolves all those worries. The unique mount sets the TV out from the wall to keep the heat from the fireplace to reach the television. It also provides ultra-ample movability — the TV actually could be moved down right in front of the fireplace at eye level to give you a natural viewing experience.
Darbee DVP-5000S Visual Presence Processor
Transforming the realism of your movie-viewing experience is the goal of most movie-lovers. And the Darbee DVP-5000S Visual Presence Processor does just that. The plug-and-play video processor connects to any of your HDMI source (either a Blu-Ray player or cable box) and adds incredible depth to the image on the screen. As a result, it’s almost like the movie turns into a 3D compositions without the glasses. The images pop with texture, contrast, and depth more than ever before.
Logitech Harmony Elite and Pro Remote Control Systems
How many remote controls you have on your coffee table? Two? Three? Four? Entertainment junkies compile a large load of remotes controls with each purchase of an add-on device to the home theater. The Logitech Harmony Elite puts all those remotes into one smart remote. Considered by many to be the “Holy Grail” of remotes, the Harmony Elite is compatible with nearly every device and can also control Alexa voice commands.
Panamax MR5400 Home Theater Power Management System
If you are a tech and home entertainment junkie, then you have a lot of gadgets and devices sticking out of one wall power outlet. It could get messy for sure, but the Panamax central management system adds a layer of organization and safety. The power management system provides all the outlets you need and has an organized coax and ethernet cable connections as wel. It also allows you to regulate and monitor the voltage levels flowing through the system.
Sunfire Universal Wireless Subwoofer Kit
The sound is a major part of the home theater experience. When you watch “Saving Private Ryan,” you want to feel like the bullets are whizzing past your face because the sound is that good. The Sunfire subwoofer kit gives you all those effects with a wireless connection. You simply need to plug in the provided transmitter into your home theater receiver and a second transmitter goes into the subwoofer. That makes you have the freedom to place the speaker anywhere in the room.
Kilpsch R-14SA Dolby Atmos Speaker Modules
Now that you have the proper wireless subwoofer, you must take your surround sound up a notch. The Klipsch R-14SA Dolby Atmos Speakers are so good that you don’t have to attach to the ceiling to get that surround sound effect. You just have to place them on top of your main speakers and they will bounce off the ceiling so flawlessly.
Amazon Echo Dot
The age of the Alexa voice control smart speakers has become a natural add-on for the home theater experience. The reason being is that you could easily voice control your TV instead of reaching for your Logitech universal remote. The Echo Dot controls your musical selections and your television features. You could also make phone calls if needed and not leave your couch.
Smart TVs have already taken over the market. The chances your TV is a smart one is pretty high. But that doesn’t mean you can’t upgrade to an Apple TV. The device gives you unbridled control of your television options since could airplay from MacBook, iPad or iPhone. A large amount of entertainment applications on the Apple TV exceeds more than any smart TV will offer. Retailing for under $200, you can’t go without getting the Apple TV for your newest home theater system.
You don’t necessarily have to own these all. Remember that quality over quantity reigns supreme. If you building your home theater, then you need to start with the singular item: the best TV.