What makes a room a genuine home theater? Even though it may be a separate space from your living room, a home theater doesn’t live up to its name without four essential components. It’s not enough to mount a TV with a soundbar and furnish the room with comfortable seating. In order to transform the space into a posh private cinema, you should pay attention to state-of-the-art technologies, room design, and automation features.
Then, you’ll create an immersive atmosphere that is better than any movie theater. Keep reading to learn about the four essential ingredients you need for your home theater installation project in Salt Lake City, UT.
Everything comes alive on the big screen – especially if you have a 4K TV or projector. Unlike HD TVs with 2 million pixels, a 4K display has more than 8 million pixels. The result is a picture that is bursting with color, contrast, and brightness. But make sure the TV also has HDR (high dynamic range) imaging. If not, you won’t enjoy the picture-perfect and crystal-clear images you want. Today’s 4K TVs and projectors offer amazing image quality by using more pixels and better technology than older tech (even from a few years ago). And if you want to watch real-to-life movies, then try an OLED or QLED TV. The self-illuminating pixels create pictures with absolute blacks and extremely bright whites that are unlike anything you’ve seen before.
No matter how state-of-the-art the TV is in your home theater, it won’t be able to provide a surround-sound experience. Instead, your theater space needs to have properly positioned wall speakers, ceiling speakers, and subwoofers. A robust audio system gives you the complete sound range you want when watching a movie, TV program, or live game. Instead of the sound coming from one source, it will be all around you. Watching an action movie? With surround sound, it’s almost like you’re a part of the action. Maybe you want to enjoy your favorite playlist. Start streaming, and your speaker system immerses you in music you can actually feel. Surround sound, along with the dynamic picture from your 4K TV, makes your home theater experience second to none.
Even though the display and sound system take center stage in your private cinema, you need more than that to create a stunning cinematic space. If you walk into your home theater, and it looks like any other room in the house, then is it really a home theater? A dedicated theater space should be unique and well designed with smart lighting, luxury theater seats, custom wall décor, and stylish flooring. Otherwise, it’s nothing more than another living room. Today’s home theater products and technologies come in many styles to suit your unique needs. All Metro Tech can help make your home theater come to life!
Here’s where you take luxury to the next level. Smart home automation integrates every technology in your theater – from the lights and motorized shades to the AV system. You can even access and control your security system from your smart home tablet or mobile phone. After sitting in your theater seat, it’s so easy to start the movie and set the mood. Simply touch a button on your tablet, and the lights dim, the screen lowers, and the movie starts. It doesn’t get much better than that.
Turn your spare room into a wonderful theater space. Call All Metro Tech at (801) 330-8320 or fill out our online contact form to get started.