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How to Improve the Audio Performance in Your Home Theater

How to Improve the Audio Performance in Your Home Theater

Consider the Following Tips from Our Home Theater Installation Experts

Are you missing the sound quality you’d hoped for from your home theater installation? Before you start from scratch, we have a few tips that should help reveal the sound quality you crave without needing a new system. Although, if you think it’s time to upgrade, we have suggestions for that, too!

Below is a list of five tips that will help beef up the audio performance in your home theater. Plus, if you need further assistance, you can always request a free consultation with our local home theater experts in St. Petersburg, FL!

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3 of the Best Technologies to Feature in Your Home Theater Installation


Enhance Your Home Cinema With These High-End Devices

When you add a home theater system to your house, you are building a setup designed for delivering the ultimate on-screen entertainment experience.

Regardless of whether you plan to place your home cinema system in a dedicated theater or a hybrid media room, you still can achieve a top-of-the-line viewing setup.

Our team at AV Specialists has been helping homeowners in St. Petersburg and throughout the Tampa Bay area achieve their cinematic goals through diverse and skillful home theater installations.

In this post, we share three of the best technologies you can include in your home cinema, from projectors to seating and more.

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3 Reasons a Home Theater Is Better Than Going to the Movies

3 Reasons a Home Theater Is Better Than Going to the Movies

Enjoy the Thrilling Cinema Experience Without the Crowds

Because we’re spending more time at home these days, we’re streaming more content than ever. Public theaters have been closed for weeks, and popular streaming services like Netflix and Hulu have seen a significant influx of activity. Even as theaters begin to reopen in Clearwater, FL, many are suffering from financial loss and won’t see seats at full capacity for quite some time.

With the latest advancements in audiovisual technology and quality streaming content, we argue that a private home theater installation takes the cake over traveling to the nearby cinema—especially when you partner with a home theater professional like AV Specialists. Say goodbye to long lines, crowded theaters, noisy strangers, and sticky floors! Read on to learn three key reasons why a private home theater beats going to the movies.

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AV Equipment That Turns Your Home into a Theatrical Experience


Whether you’re discovering new musical artists and genres or watching a favorite-movies-of-all-time marathon over the course of a relaxing weekend, the types of audio components available for home use can transform your family room and favorite chair into a theatrical experience.

But to really appreciate how Eric Clapton can make a guitar “gently weep” and every nuance of Steve McQueen’s classic car chase in Bullitt, you want the best affordable quality that is installed to deliver the best possible sound. After all, if your home is the place you want to be, and excellent quality is important, there are several things to consider when configuring your present AV equipment or considering a new purchase.

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Considering a Home Theater Installation for Your Florida Home?


Choose an Award-Winning Sony TV for Your Home Theater

If you’ve considered the possibilities of a home theater installation for your St. Petersburg home, you’ve probably come upon the issue of what type of TV or projector and projection screen to choose from. While there are many options available on the market today, we’ve had many successes with installation of Sony TVs from their MASTER and BRAVIA lines.

Sony has long been part of the television and cinema industry, and their home theater offerings knock it out of the park. In 2000, Sony’s TV team began collaborating with Sony Pictures Entertainment on Theater Mode. Theater Mode brought the cinema experience into viewers’ homes. Together, the TV and cinema teams of Sony work together to standardize formats like HDR and 4K. This teamwork helps to bring the cinema experience to your very own home theater.

Keep reading to learn about three different Sony offerings that you can consider for your very own future home theater installation.

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DIY vs. Professional Home Theater Installations: What You Need to Know


Find Out How You Can Get The Most Out Of Your New Theater

If you’re reading this blog, it’s likely because you’re interested in adding a home theater to your property.

There’s no better way to enjoy movie night than in the comfort of your own dedicated theater, right in your own house.

When it comes to home theater installations, though, our clients in Clearwater, Florida and throughout the Tampa Bay area often come to us with a simple question:

Is a professional installation worth it, or can a home cinema be a DIY project?

If you’re wondering the same thing, all you need to do is keep reading. We explore the answer below.

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Get the Full Cinematic Experience at Home with a Private Theater


Explore the Possibilities for a Home Theater Installation

If you’ve been looking for a way to make your home stand out, there’s no better upgrade than adding a dedicated home theater. A home theater installation gives residents in the Tampa, Florida area the opportunity to enjoy movies and shows in the highest quality possible without ever having to leave home. To learn about the possibilities for creating that perfect environment for movie-watching, read on.

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Home Theater Wiring: Are You Getting the Most Out of Your AV System?


With high-quality equipment uniquely designed for residential use, you can create a home theater for watching your favorite movies with unbelievable picture and sound in the comfort of your slippers. Whether you’re trapped in Jurassic Park, or running from a life-threatening boulder with Indiana Jones, you can achieve amazing things in terms of sound, picture, and atmosphere.

It's easy to focus on components, the perfect television, and other gadgets when designing your dream home theater, but any professional will tell you that one of the most important steps in making sure that your home theater is everything you want it to be is proper wiring.


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How to Get the Ultra HD Experience in Your Home Theater


A Home Theater Installation Guide for 4K Ultra HD

There are a lot of factors that go into a high-end private home theater installation. Room acoustics, seating, décor, lighting, and more all combine to create that cinematic experience right within your Clearwater, Florida home. One of the key components that differentiates a high-end theater from any basic media room is the video display. In this blog, we’ll show you how to set up your theater to make the most of your 4K Ultra HD display.

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Media Room or Dedicated Home Theater: Which is Better?


Find the Home Theater Installation Style that Meets Your Needs

Everybody wants a space in their home where they can enjoy the latest Oscar-winning flick or Netflix original show. But there are a lot of options in how you design that space. The two most popular options are to do a dedicated home theater installation or a multipurpose media room. Each option has its own merits, which we’ll discuss below. Maybe you’re building a new property in St. Petersburg, FL or simply renovating an existing home in the Tampa area—whatever the reason, keep reading to discover which media experience is the best fit for your lifestyle and personality.

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What Projector and Screen Setup Is Best for Your Home Theater?


Here’s What to Consider When Sorting Through Your Options

When it comes to big-screen movie viewing, it’s hard to beat a projector and screen setup. Home theater projectors and screens can deliver an image that measures 300 inches or more for incredibly immersive viewing experiences from the comforts of home.

If you’re interested in a projector and screen setup for your home theater installation, the display size is just one of many factors to think about when choosing the best solutions. Let our experts at AV Specialists help you narrow down the options! Keep reading to learn about the key considerations to look for when choosing a projector and screen for your St. Petersburg, FL home.

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What Can I Expect During a Home Theater Installation?

Private theaters are a wonderful addition to any home in the Belleair, FL area. As much as we wish home theater installations happened at the snap of a finger, the process of creating truly exceptional theaters is a complex one. Fortunately, we’ve honed that process over the years to get a high-quality result without any hiccups along the way. Keep reading to learn our approach.

SEE ALSO: Get the Full Cinematic Experience at Home with a Private Theater

Step One: Goal Assessment

There are a lot of different types of home theaters out there. While some people may want the traditional look and feel of a dedicated home theater, others may want a multipurpose theater with a pool table and virtual golf setup. That’s why we start every home theater installation by discussing your goals for the room.

Will you be using it to watch TV with your family? Immersing yourself in the latest Oscar Best Picture? Cheering on your favorite sports team? The answers to all of these questions will influence the type of theater that is best for you.

Step Two: Room Assessment

Before we can start picking out projectors or theater seating, we need to understand the size, shape, acoustics, structured wiring, and other variables of the room. We’ll base our recommendations on the unique aspects of the space. For example, some rooms may need acoustic treatments or soundproofing. For rooms with windows, we’ll explore blocking out the window or adding motorized window shades.

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