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4 Considerations For Optimal Surround Sound Leland NC

Whether your current media room or home theater is ready for an upgrade, you’re converting an existing room, or you are planning a room in a new build, it is always best to consult a professional before making decisions for surround sound.

A few reasons to choose professional surround sound installers from Connected Home in Leland, NC.
  • Free On-Site Estimate– Our installation experts will make an appointment to come to your home for a free on-site room inspection to help evaluate the best surround sound system, layout, and equipment as well as how to best run wires for the room with minimal visibility. Quotes will be based on our recommendations as well as your budgetary concerns and goals for sound and primary usage of the media room.

  • Competitive Pricing– We sell surround sound speakers and equipment at the “Minimal Advertised Price” (MAPP) so you know you are always getting a great rate.

  • We’re Professionals– Our team specialized in home theater, home audio, and home automation. Our expertise can save you a lot of time, money and frustration as we will ensure you are getting the home audio experience you desire and not just settling for.

  • Surround Sound Showroom– Take the speakers for a test drive. All current and potential customers are invited to listen first hand at the Connected Home show room located in Belville, NC.

Here are 4 Considerations when planning for Surround Sound in Leland NC
What are the best options for the space?

Room size and the amount of space in the room will help determine the right surround sound system and layout for your media room.

Will you need a 5.1 or 7.1 System? Or Custom?

Typically, a 5.1 surround system, which is five speakers plus one subwoofer sound system, is suitable for square home theater or media rooms.

Other common surround sound systems include 6.1 and 7.1 (typically for rectangular rooms), which include additional rear speakers. Depending on the layout and uses for the room, it may require a combination of different components.

Surround Sound Placement Where should the speakers go?

Consider where you can put speakers and wires in an effort to determine how many can be incorporated into your system. The unique attributes of your walls, furniture, ceiling, amp, speaker wires… can impact the quality of sound significantly.

Speakers can be placed or hidden in the walls, on speaker stands, in bookends, in the ceiling, floor, and shelves.

What brand of surround sound speakers should I buy?

We recommend all our customers take the time to listen to the quality of different types and brands within their budget. Connected Home carries many popular brands as well as “installer grade” speakers from Episode, which start at $200/pair and have a lifetime warranty. For homeowners that want to upgrade, there are several options ranging $200/pair to $2,500/pair. Higher end speakers we carry and recommend come from Monitor Audio, Dolby Atmos, Margin Logan and FOCAL (high end). We stand by any product we recommend at Connected Home.

To get started on a surround sound solution for your media room or home theater, give us a call today (910) 317-0876 or request a quote online.

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