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How Much Does Home Theater Cost?

How Much Does Home Theater Cost?

What is Home Theater?

How much does home theater cost?  Well before we answer that, just what is home theater?  A home theater is a theater worked in a home, intended to copy (or surpass) the real movie theater experience.   Today, many home theaters offer a genuine “film encounter” at a private home. Media rooms, regularly alluded to as home theaters, are amusement set-ups that try to replicate movie theater video and sound experience in a private home.

Presently, more individuals are transforming their common TV rooms into home theaters. This used to include a projector and a screen, and it was excessively costly for a great many people. Be that as it may, ideas and innovation in the industry have given individuals more options for home theater setups. 

How Much Does Home Theater Cost?

So now we’re ready to answer, how much does home theater cost?  The cost of a home theater can go from $199 to — well, whatever your budget is! To evaluate the cost of a home theater, first consider your necessities. All you may require is an all in one home theater system for under $200, yet other individuals may need much more.

Get a thought of what you can spend by referring to the table at the bottom.

It’s sorted out by list of sound/video (A/V) components in your home theater. (Sound sources are gadgets that give sound just playback in your home theater framework, while video sources give video or TV content.) The A/V framework gives the control to your home theater.  This means it lets you select what you need to watch or listen to, and does all the truly difficult work as far as sending sound to your speaker system. The video part, obviously, is the thing that you watch the media source from.

The table also lists some optional components — gaming systems and HTPC (home theater personal computer).  This lets you use a PC as a high-quality audio source device, or video source device, or both.

Home Theater Cost Table

Home Theater Role

Device Example

Price

Audio sources

$50 ~ $250

CD player/recorder

$50 ~ $600+

Turntable

$100 ~ $5,000+

AM/FM tuner

$200 ~ $1,000

Satellite radio tuner

$75 ~ $300

Video sources

DVD Player

$50 ~ $1,200+

Blu-ray disc player

$300+

VCR

$50 ~ $300

Personal video recorder

$0 ~ $700 ($0 “payment” when leased as part of a service)

Satellite TV receiver

$0 ~ $500

Computer/gaming

$100 ~ $400

Home theater PC

$800+

A/V system

All-in-one systems

$200 ~ $3,000+

A/V receiver

$200 ~ $4,000

Controller/decoder

$800 ~ $5,000+

Power amplifier

$500+

Speakers

Center, left, right, and surround speakers

$150 ~ $10,000+

Additional surround-sound speakers

$100 ~ $5,000+

Subwoofer speakers

$150 ~ $5,000+

Video display

Up to 73-inch rear-projection TV

$1,000 ~ $4,000

Up to 120-inch front-projection TV

$1,000 ~ $15,000+

32- to 60-inch plasma or LCD flat-panel TV

$500 ~ $10,000+

Portables

Portable MP3 player

$50 ~ $350

Portable video player

$100 to $500

Car system

Car PC

$800 to $2,000

Accessories

Speaker and A/V interconnection cables

$50 to $1,000+

Surge suppressor/power conditioner

$20 to $1,500

Home media server

$1,000+

Internet media access devices

$100+

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