Home Theater In a Box – Good Or Bad?
As much as possible, we human beings want everything to be in the comfort of our homes. That is why we are pushing technology to create ways and methods of taking our favorite things that we usually do outside into our homes. We have seen for years, different games and applications that simulates the outside experience that we use to love. But one significant activity that we commonly do by going out and going to the theater is watching a movie. This particular activity is the one that is most loved by almost all people. That is why technology does everything it could to simulate the experience that we get from movie theaters. This technology is much more popularly known as the home video.
The technology of home video has come a very long way. In the late 20th century, manufacturers have been looking for ways on how to emulate the theater experience in the comfort of our homes. This has resulted in to the production of the VHS, betamax and laserdisc in the 1970s. These were the primitive attempts of manufacturers to duplicate the experience but they never really emulated it well. However, that doesn’t matter so much back in the days. As long as you are watching a movies that you couldn’t usually enjoy at home back then. But then everything was upgraded and developed, out came to the VCD, the DVD and the Blu-ray. Nowadays, theater experience can be emulated right in the comfort of your home.
Most Home Entertainment Systems are pretty much expensive and would cost you around 1000 U.S. dollars. If you are filthy rich, you probably could afford that. However, for people who could not afford $1000 for a home theater system, there is a much cheaper option. That is the home theater in a box. This is an all in one solution to your home theater problems. It includes a DVD player, a digital surround amplifier, a radio receiver, surround speakers, and a subwoofer. Some providers also include the television set but that is very rare.
The great thing about this is that it is very much easy to install. All you have to do is plug and play. The cables are all included so you don’t need to go through all the hassle of looking for specific cables. Also, using it is very much easy because everything is so obvious.
However, there are still several things that you should consider before you actually buy a home theater in a box. First you need to check what kind of components does it has to make sure that you would be receiving what you are paying for. Some manufacturers sell this stuff cheap because of the cut corners to reach a low price. So you better check it. Also, it won’t hurt if you look around for different brands and components so that you could compare it with one another. It is better that way than to regret it in the end.