When it comes to getting home theater surround sound speakers in a room running the wires and finding a place to sit normal speakers can be a big challenge. The problem is that in many rooms the places available to sit a speaker for rear channels and front channels are not always the place where the speakers would sound the best.
Since the Nintendo Wii hit the market, a number of LCD and plasma flat panel TV screens have met an untimely demise. Give a gamer a Wii Remote to fling about without the wrist strap in place and a broken TV is likely.
Onkyo's latest attempt to get us all listening to surround sound has emerged, in the shape of the world's first 3D-ready and THX certified integrated home theater system. The Onkyo HT-S9300THX bundles an HT-R9800 A/V receiver with seven speakers and a 12-inch subwoofer; it has four 3D-ready HDMI 1.4a inputs, 1080p HD upscaling, and Audyssey 2EQ room acoustics correction technology.
It just won't stop, will it? Part of that same press release we just mentioned, Sony's also making sure that your 3D HDTVs have the best 3D home theater systems on the market. At least, that's their goal. And, we imagine that if you plug it all into one another (don't break anything), you might just get a 3D experience that makes your comfortable couch way more appealing than the stuffy movie theater with all those strangers. Here's 3 (kind of) new options for you to choose from, all promoting plenty of features to make any 3D enthusiast drool at the mouth.
Denon is huge in the home theater audio market and the company has announced three new AV amplifiers for home theater fans with two of the new units supporting 3D. The two 3D supporting amps include the AVR-3311 and the AVR-1911. The AVR-1611 doesn't support 3D, but has some nice features.
Home theater projectors are the way to go if you want a big image without having to cough up huge money for a LCD or plasma HDTV that has similar screen size. The only drawback is that you need a large room to get a big picture with a projector.