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Home Theater-In-A-Box - Basics and Product Reviews

How can have a home theater system without spending all that money and having all the hookup hassle? To start, check out some Home Theater-in-box Basics, then move on to products reviews and other info.

Panasonic SC-HTB770 3.1 Channel Home Theater System - Photo Profile
Check out a close-up photo look at the Panasonic SC-HTB770 3.1 channel home theater system, which provides sevreal speaker setup options.

Panasonic SC-BTT195 Blu-ray Home Theater System - Video Performance Tests
As an adjunct to my review of the Panasonic SC-BTT195 Blu-ray home theater system, I ran some video performance tests. Check out a sampling of results.

Panasonic SC-BTT195 Blu-ray Home Theater System - Photos
Check out an up-close photo look at the Panasonic SC-BTT195 3D/Network Blu-ray home theater system that includes two slim profile floor standing speakers.

Panasonic SC-HTB350 2.1 Channel Home Theater Audio System - Review
The Panasonic SC-HTB350 is a compact audio system that provides a very flexible, but easy way, to get better sound for TV viewing without a lot of wires. Check out the details in my review.

Samsung HT-D6500W 5.1 Channel Blu-ray 3D Home Theater System - Review
Check out all the details of the Samsung HT-D6500W all-in-one compact Blu-ray home theater system.

Vizio VHT510 5.1 Channel Home Theater System with Wireless Subwoofer - Photos
With the VHT510, Vizio offers a self-contained, easy-to-use surround sound audio system that complements a flat panel television for an intimate, satisfying home theater viewing and listening experience. The VHT510 combines a self-amplified sound bar housing the left, center, right channel speakers, plus two additional surround speakers, with a...

Samsung HT-X810 2.1 Channel Home Theater System - Review
The Samsung HT-X810 is a self-contained, easy-to-use sound bar system that can complement an LCD or Plasma TV and create an intimate, but satisfying home theater viewing and listening experience. To find out whether the HT-X810 is right for you, check out my review.

Onkyo HT-S9100THX 7.1 Channel Home Theater-in-a-Box System
Read my product profile of the Onkyo HT-S8100THX home theater-in-a-box. This system is THX certified and provides a 7.1 channel configuration and 1080i video upscaling.

Pioneer Elite HTS-LX70 Flat Panel Home Theater System - Short Review
Pioneer Elite HTS-LX70 is designed specifically to be a partner with Flat Panel Televisions and Pioneer Blu-ray disc players, with its built-in Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio decoders and HDMI 1080p pass through connectivity. For more details, read my product description and short review.

Pioneer Elite HTS-LX70 Flat Panel Home Theater System - Photo Profile
I get asked by readers often how they can get started in home theater without spending a fortune and having to buy lots of components. One popular solution is with a home theater-in-a-box system. One entry in this exciting product category is the Pioneer Elite HTS-LX70. This system is stylishly designed to complement Flat Panel Television installations and Pioneer Blu-ray disc players, with its b…

Pioneer HTS-570 Compact 5.1 Channel Home Theater System - Review and Rating
One popular home theater solution that provides a minimum of hassle and cost is a home theater-in-a-box system. Such systems provide the consumer with everything they need to setup a basic home theater audio/video system, except for the television or video monitor. One entry in this product category is the Pioneer HTS-570. Read my review.

Pioneer HTS-570 5.1 Channel Home Theater System - Short Review
Check out my product description and short review of the Pioneer HTS-570 compact home theater-in-a-box system.

Onkyo HT-SP908 Home Theater-in-a-box System - Product Profile
The Onkyo HT-SP809 is a home theater-in-a-box system that incorporates a home theater that features a lot of flexibility, including Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio Decoding and HDMI connectivity. For more details, read my product profile.

Pioneer HTS-260 Compact 5.1 Channel Home Theater System
The Pioneer HTS-260 is a 5.1 channel home theater-in-a-box system, with 5 compact satellite speakers, an AV receiver/subwoofer combination, and separate LED display unit. However, although the AV receiver section provides audio connections, it lacks video connections, which would have made it a more flexible central control unit to use with...

Pioneer HTS-260 Compact 5.1 Channel Home Theater System - Short Review
The Pioneer HTS-260 is a compact 5.1 channel home theater system that may just right for you. For more details, read my product description and short review.

Onkyo HT-S990THX HomeTheater-In-A-Box System with THX Certification
Onkyo HT-S990THX is a home theater-in-a-box system that is THX certified, offering a 7.1 channel speaker configuration, 110x7WPC, and 230-watt powered subwoofer. For more details, read my product profile.

Home Theater - Easy and Inexpensive - Home Theater-In-A-Box
You've been hearing a lot about Home Theater; your neighbor has this huge big screen TV, DVD Player, powerful surround sound Receiver, huge speakers, and a sub-woofer that you can "feel" when you are trying to sleep. The question is; how can your your own home theater system without spending all that money and having all the hookup hassle? Find...

Guide Picks: Home Theater-In-A-Box Systems
A home theater doesn't have to complicated or cost a lot. Check out my suggestions for affordable home theater-in-a-box systems that are great for those that want a taste of home theater without all the hassle.

SLS Q-Line Silver Home Theater System - Product Review
The SLS Q-line home theater-in-a-box system offers something different in addition to its av receiver and subwoofer: center and satellite speakers utilizing ribbon-based drivers. Check out my review for more details.

Use Your PC as Part of Your Home Theater System
Check out how you can use a PC in your home theater system.

Yamaha DVX-S120 Home Cinema Station - Product Review
If you are looking for a stylish, but compact, home theater system, check out the Yamaha DVX-S120 Home Cinema Station To find out if this system is the right solution for you, read my review.

Home Theater Review - Yamaha DVX-S60 Home Theater-In-A-Box
The Yamaha DVX-S60 is an entry level home theater system that is easy to set up and use, but how does it perform? Read my review to find out.

Samsung HT-E6730W Blu-ray Home Theater System - Video Performance Tests
Check out a sampling of video performance tests for the Samsung HT-E6730W home theater system.

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