Wireless Home Theater - How To Shop For Wireless Home Theater

By: Dean Caporella
The prominence of wireless home theater within people's entertainment show pieces is likely to escalate over the next 12 months.The prospect of doing without the sight of ugly speaker cables is mouth watering and a wireless home theater set up is just the ticket. But why is it that they aren't yet as prominent as they should be?Two possibilities includes price but more so quality. There has been a long held belief the wireless version is yet to match the quality of the cabled set up and this is true in some respects but with technology increasing at a rapidly expanding pace this argument is quickly diminishing.So what do you look for when shopping wireless home theater? Sticking with the major brands is usually a good policy and Panasonic and Sony are good starting points.

How much will you pay? This depends on your budget but systems are available for as low as $200 or less.At the other end of the scale, prices ranging up to $2000 and beyond are available for those with a savvy budget. There's a suggestion that because wireless home theater is improving so quickly, it may pay to stick with a price range at the middle level, between $400-$1000 and then upgrade when appropriate.Sony DAV-LF1 SystemThere was a time when this system was considered very expensive but can now be bought for under $1000. It comes highly regarded with home theater circles.The use of wireless rear speakers takes care of those unsightly cables and it's excellent and appealing design are a hit with prospective buyers. Sound quality isn't compromised because of style. One drawback with this system however is it's infrared line of sight set up which can be irritating if your room has plenty of traffic walking across it so keep this in mind when looking at the DAV-LF1 system.Panasonic SC-PT950Probably not as appealing in looks as the Sony DAV-LF1 unit however, it certainly doesn't sacrifice in sound quality. It comes with the fashionable tower speaker set up as well as a wireless rear speaker. It can also expand to multi room wireless audio however, for home theater purposesFree Articles, this is entirely optional as you don't want to be taking away from your main showpiece.

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