Home Theater

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The success in home entertainment is getting your home wired properly for light and sound. You can find a pre-screened technicians within your area who get it done right.


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Setting Up Home Entertainment

Start with a Home Network

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Your computers are networked at the office, why not have them networked at home? Forget the peephole on the front door – get a television quality image as your guests walk up the porch, without having to leave the kitchen.

Whether watching the latest James Bond flick or the kids’ favorite Power Rangers, view it from a home theater system instead of wiggling the television rabbit ears to get better reception, and hoping the video tape hasn’t broken. With rapid advances in electronics, home wiring is more affordable and available than ever.

Closets are converting into server rooms or hubs, holding CD players, home theater equipment, amplifiers and DVD players. With each room wired for music, a remote control device allows dad to grill steak outside, listening to classical music on satellite radio, while his daughter listens to the latest High School Musical CD in her bedroom. Closed-circuit television systems allow mom to glance up from her work in the den, making sure the baby hasn’t climbed out of the crib.

Setting up the house wiring for the home entertainment center as well as home networking takes some time and energy, but it pays off in the long run. Your home will be vastly more marketable when reselling it, and you can enjoy music, entertainment and kid monitoring at the touch of a button.

While many homeowners have their equipment in full view of guests, following a home wiring guide allows you to hide the wiring and equipment, for easy access but less clutter. Plus it’s difficult to hack into a wired home without entering it. Wireless is available as well, though less secure. If going the wireless route, be sure to set up the security features.

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Home Theater Products

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Theater Systems BluRay - DVD - VCR Sound Systems Satellite - Cable Shopping
fisher fisher axiom surround systems dish network shop home theater
hitachi hitachi b & k systems directTV shop eBay
JVC JVC boston acoustics hughes network shop home centers
loewe loewe bose verizon FIOS shop classified - yellow pages
panasonic panasonic cerwin-vega comcast  
philips philips jensen time warner view consumer reports
pioneer electronics pioneer electronics kef    
RCA RCA logitech    
samsung samsung orb audio    
sharp sharp panasonic    
sony sony pioneer electronics    
toshiba toshiba polk audio    
zenith snell acoustics    

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Video Library

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library video company shop home theater
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amazon - VHS titles shop home centers
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netflix view consumer reports
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Game Play

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Game Systems Shopping
playstation shop home theater
PS2 shop eBay
PSP shop home centers
DS shop classified - yellow pages
X-Box view consumer reports
game boy  
game accessories  

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Home Theater Decor

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Theater Decor Shopping
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movie posters: 1930s on shop eBay
links to movie studios shop home centers
exclusive classic movies shop classified - yellow pages
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Wired Home Electronics

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About Wired Home Wired Home Systems Network Software Home Controls Shopping
wired home for do-it yourself electronic touchpads: litetouch Intel AnyPoint® home network www.smarthome.com shop wired home
wired home architects Crestron residential controls Microsoft home networking www.homecontrols.com shop eBay
CEDIA electronic association Vantage home automation GE Smart home systems   shop home centers
  lighting control systems     shop classified - yellow pages
  X-10 home solutions Leviton integrated networks    
  shop: home security home automation for Macintosh   view consumer reports
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  shop: home theater      

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