So you''ve bought your home cinema system, got it home and unpacked all of the boxes. Getting hold of all the gear to upgrade your entertainment experience is a great leap forward but now comes the time for a little planning. To get the best from your system you need to get this right and there are some factors that you may not have thought of.

The Television

Your new flat screen TV is slim, light and even comes with some mounting brackets to fix it to the wall. It makes sense to use those brackets especially if your new TV is over 40 inches. This is going to save you a lot of space in the corner of your living room.

First of all identify which wall is best for optimum viewing from all the seats in your living room. Next check that there are enough power points nearby. If you are clear to go ahead, sit in the seat you would normally sit in and look at the wall to get a feel for how high you can go before looking becomes a bit uncomfortable. You would be surprised how many people have drilled large holes in their nicely decorated walls, mounted the television and then found that an evening in front of it results in neck problems because the TV is just too high.

Your Audio System

If you have gone for a fairly standard setup, your audio surround sound system probably consists of an amplifier, a sub-woofer and 5 speakers. The aim is to place the speakers where you will get the best experience from them. Try to place the front speakers either side of the TV, about 1.5m away from it. The front-centre speaker should be as close to the screen as possible and as near to the same height as the front left and right speakers as you can get it. The rear speakers should be behind where you sit while watching: the left on the left as viewed from behind, the right on the right. The subwoofer needs some experimentation. Place it in different positions around the room and see what works for you.

The Boxes

Your boxes are things like the Blu-ray player and amplifier. Take into account the fact that they have flashing lights that can be distracting. Placing them on a unit directly under the TV may not always be the best position. Another thing to consider is that now you have gone digital and started amplifying the sound, your amplifier will kick out a lot of heat which is not always good for the other devices. Also, be sure to keep your boxes away from speakers because they have a tendency to vibrate.

Making the Connections

All home cinema systems will need to be connected up using an assortment of leads. Don’t skimp on the leads and go for the best quality you can afford. It really can make a difference especially the HDMI leads that connect your HD devices. Making the connections is something that requires a little knowledge. Where better to obtain this knowledge than by taking the instruction manuals out of the boxes and having a thorough read through them.

So there you have it. The way you set up your home cinema system requires some planning, but once you have taken all of the different factors into consideration, it is actually reasonably straight forward. Getting it right first time can definitely save you a lot of bother later on.

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