Whether you like a good old Western, an effects laden sci-fi extravaganza, or the latest romantic comedy, everyone loves a good movie and a trip to the local cinema remains one of the best and most enjoyable ways to watch a film.
Obviously we can’t spend all our time down at the local cinema, and don’t always want to watch the latest releases, so most of our film watching is now done in our own homes. For most people this means popping a disc into the DVD player, settling back and watching it on your television in stereo sound, whilst remembering how much better it was when you watched it at the cinema.
Bringing Entertainment Home
However, getting your own home cinema is easy these days so there is no reason why you can’t get that big screen, surround sound experience in your own lounge or bedroom. Just imagine watching your favourite film in glorious high definition, and being completely immersed in surround sound without even having to leave your house! There are also hundreds of television programmes and sports that are broadcast in Dolby surround and HD too so you’ll be able to get the full benefit on all these as well, and that’s before we mention that latest gaming consoles – surround sound takes games to a whole different level.
Whether you want an easy to set up home cinema system that has everything you need in one box, or a fully customisable separate home cinema amplifier and speaker set up, you’ll find that home cinema systems are very flexible depending on your requirements. There is plenty of choice, and with the fantastic quality and value now available, especially from Blu-ray, there has never been a better time to buy.
The Sooner You Buy, The Sooner You Can Start Enjoying Surround Sound…
If you’re worried about cost, then you’ll be pleased to hear that a decent DVD based home cinema system can be had for for around £150, and a high definition Blu-ray system for around £300. Prices and technology change all the time though so it doesn’t really make sense to wait for ‘the next big thing’ – you are better off buying, and enjoying your home cinema system today!
If you’re new to surround sound and home cinema, the best thing we can suggest is to read our getting started guide – it explains the basics, and will point you in the right direction and help you make the best choices for you.
If you need more persuading, you may want to read our article on how a home cinema system can save you money!