July 11, 2020
Using a Projector Outside - Everything You Need to Know

Have you ever wanted to bring the feel of the drive-ins to your backyard? With an outdoor theater setup (more on the kind of enclosures you need in our guide), you can watch movies under the stars with some of your favorite candy and a soda, at a quarter of the price, in the comfort […]

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November 17, 2019
Do I Need A Special Screen for a 3D Projector?

Modern technology seems to be continually improving. Today’s home theater options go far beyond what was available to families even just 15 years ago. When I started looking into investing in a projector for my home theater – the 3D models had only just come onto the market. With more movies and shows being made […]

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November 4, 2019
Does a Projector Need to be Centered? Mount a Projector Off-Center

It’s easy to get caught up in all the details of building the perfect home theater, all the file formats, cables, questions on resolution, wireless video, etc. etc. Honestly, it can be a bit exhausting. It’s easy to make assumptions because that’s one less question you need answered, right? But today we’re going to take […]

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April 12, 2019
How Far or Close Should You Sit to a Home Theater Screen?

When it comes to optimizing your home theater, are you taking into account how far or close your seats are from your screen? Whether you have multiple rows of seats or one couch in your home theater room, distance from the screen is an important part of the overall optimization of your room and experience […]

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October 17, 2018
Acoustically Transparent Screen - Speakers Behind a Projector Screen

Ever wonder where the speakers are inside a movie theater? Yes, it's kind of dark even when the lights are on, but you don't see any speakers in the front of the theater. You don't see any speakers in the front because they are actually behind the screen through the use of an acoustically transparent […]

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August 31, 2018
Projector Screen vs Wall - Using a Projector Without a Screen

Many people may wonder, can you use a projector without a screen? Is a projector screen necessary? Does the projector screen really make a difference? I spent some time researching this topic and believe I have some easy answers for you. Can you use a projector without a screen? The simple answer is yes! But using […]

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Hi! I’m Jonah. I grew up addicted to different electronics. I began working for an Audio/Video installation company years ago and realized my passion for Home Theaters! The Home Theater DIY is a place for me to share my different findings and experiences about home theaters and home electronics. For more information, check out my about me page!

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