Choosing Speakers For Your Home Theater

Choosing Speakers For Your Home Theater

To enjoy the exciting experience of having the best home theater, you will need to come up with some rules to assembling you music system. Apart from the surround sound speaker installation that you want installed, you have to consider factors such personal interests, the size of your theater, and other factors.

Create a system to suit your entertainment



It is advisable to pick speakers that are uniquely configured to suit the type of audio you love listening to. If you’re interested in how music sounds, quality left and right stereo speakers will suit you the best. For movies, you can consider expanding your surround sound environment with an av receiver and quality speakers that offer wonderful home theater experience.

What Other Factors in the Room?

Before you start researching on the features of the speakers that you want to buy, evaluate your theater size or the room where you will place the speakers. Variety of factors in a room can also affect the number and type of speakers you’ll want to choose. The space that you will place your system will affect the sound quality. Hard surfaces will reverberate sound, which can distort the audio by amplifying the speaker power and cancelling out the sound. Softer surfaces like carpet can absorb sound, irregular surfaces like table surfaces will spread out the sound.

Movable speakers will offer you situation flexibility, so that you enjoy your classic tune in any room, while you travel or outdoor event. When you choose portable speakers you can choose the ones that feature a rechargeable battery, so that you don’t have to stick to an outlet to listen, making it easier to enjoy your music on-the-go.

The Speakers

First of all you have to ask yourself one basic question: “what is it that I want to listen to?”Are you looking for a system to connect with your digital music library? Or is it for improving the sound of your TV? Or is it for multi-channel movies? You want to do it your way and do it simple?

Shop for a pre-matched speaker system. If you go out to do shopping, start by reading the specifications of matched systems. Do it unique, mix and match the speakers as follows;



  • Buy a speaker that you position at the center below or above your TV wall mounting
  • Look for speakers that surround your theater and go beside and/or behind you seating area
  • You can use bipolar speakers or bookshelf speakers
  • Consider one or two powered subwoofers
  • Front right and left speakers that flank your TV set
  • You can choose speakers that stand on your floor or bookshelf speakers for your main front system

If your receiver has Dolby Atmos@ sound processing, include specialized Dolby Atmos and two pairs of in-ceiling speakers for overhead surround effects to make your sound system complete.
For a cleaner-looking system you can consider in-ceiling speakers, custom flat-panel speakers, or in-wall speakers that integrate your TV set.