Theater

The Best Home Theater Sound Bars With Surround Sound

Click here to read the full article.

Putting together a surround sound system for your home theater used to require a set of big, boxy speakers, stereo receiver, and intricately connected cables. That’s still an option, but you can save a lot of space by getting a sound bar system that supports surround sound instead.

These systems are typically smarter than traditional home theater equipment and take up significantly less space. The trade off is that home theater sound bar systems that support surround sound can’t create as immersive an experience because the front right, front left, and center channel are all built into the bar. This eliminates the ability to space every speaker in your home theater system equidistant from one another, and point them directly at a “sweet spot.”

More from Rolling Stone

That said, I’ve heard a couple of sound bar systems that support surround sound, and

Read More

How To Decide Between a TV and Projector For Your Home Theater

Click here to read the full article.

When you’re picking out components to build or upgrade your home theater system, one of the first decisions you’ll need to make is whether to get a TV or a projector. There’s no wrong answer, but the display you use will have a huge impact on your experience each time you sit down to watch a TV show or movie.

To help you make an informed decision, we’ve broken down the major differences between TVs and projectors, including a general feature comparison, and non-technical factors you should consider, like the size of your room. We’ve also given our TV and projector pick once you’ve made up your mind.

More from Rolling Stone

Screen Sizes Vary, But Consider The Size Of Your Room

One of the biggest differences between TVs and projectors is their screen size.

According to the consulting firm Trendforce, the

Read More