Home Theater For Dummies, 2/e
Danny Briere, Hurley
- 出版商: Hungry Minds
- 出版日期: 2006-07-12
- 售價: $921
- 貴賓價: 9.5 折 $875
- 語言: 英文
- 頁數: 384
- 裝訂: Paperback
- ISBN: 0471783250
- ISBN-13: 9780471783251
A low-tech way to understand a high-tech system!
Create the home entertainment center that fits your home and your tastes
Gadget fans, a home theater setup is the stuff your dreams are made of. This book keeps the dream from becoming a nightmare! Here's how to select, set up, and optimize a system, translate the salesperson's geek-speak, connect all the parts throughout your home, and even do cool stuff like accessing your system from your laptop computer.
Discover how to
- Choose the right space for your system
- Select and connect source devices
- Understand speakers, TV types, and remotes
- Create a whole-home network
- Access your system away from home
Table of Contents
Part I: Welcome to the World of Home Theater.
Chapter 1: The Zen of Home Theater.
Chapter 2: Defining Your Home-Theatered Home.
Chapter 3: The ABCs of Home Theater Audio.
Chapter 4: Getting the Big (Video) Picture.
Part II: What Are You Going to Watch?: Source Devices.
Chapter 5: Treating Your Ears to Music.
Chapter 6: Feeding Video into Your Theater.
Chapter 7: Feeding Your Home Theater from Outside Your Home.
Chapter 8: Introducing the Home Theater PC.
Chapter 9: Gaming Galore.
Chapter 10: Accessing Digital Content at Home and Over the Internet.
Part III: Watching and Listening: Display and Control Devices.
Chapter 11: The Heart of a Home Theater: The A/V Receiver.
Chapter 12: Speaker of the House.
Chapter 13: Understanding Your Display Options.
Chapter 14: Comparing Display Technologies.
Chapter 15: Remote Controlling Your Home Theater.
Part IV: Putting It All Together.
Chapter 16: Home Theater Cable Basics.
Chapter 17: Hooking Up Your A/V System.
Chapter 18: Plugging into a Whole-Home Entertainment Network.
Part V: Letting Your Home Theater Be All It Can Be.
Chapter 19: Tweaking Your A/V System.
Chapter 20: Customizing Your Home Theater Environment.
Chapter 21: Moving Up to the High End.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 22: Ten (or So) Accessories for Your Home Theater.
Chapter 23: Ten Great Sources for More Information.