A home theatre has never been more affordable than it is today, all for a relatively small amount of money we can also get a system at home that looks and sounds absolutely amazing.
But it’s so complicated, all the techno babble makes your head hurt. Well it sure doesn’t have to be that way, by getting our help we can install your new home cinema system in the blink of an eye.
Buying guides to make the technology easier to understand, there are many people out there who over complicate the process. We are going to make it easier for you to understand.
There are different kinds of flat screen TVs available, including LED and OLED. What is the difference between the two? Well it’s kind of similar to having to choose between LED and Plasma back in the day, LED offers better value for money and a wider choice of screen sizes. OLED on the other hand is more expensive but is considered to have the best picture quality.
Wide range of price points, from budget to high end TVs.
Available in more screen sizes.
Produces a bright picture which will work well in a light room.
Great for general day to day usage.
Doesn’t suffer from image retention.
Picture quality – the black levels are perfect, which makes for an amazing contrast ratio
Great performance in a dark room for your home theatre
Wide viewing angle
Low response time, perfect for fast moving images
Low power requirements
OLED is however more expensive than an LED of a similar size, and OLEDs aren’t usually as bright as LEDs, which may be a problem if you watch your TV in a light room. This technology can be prone to an image retention. This is where a faint impression of static parts of a picture can stick on the screen. It is unlikely to be permanent and fades quite quickly.
First consider how far away you will be sitting from your TV, screen sizes range from a small 15 inch to plonk in the kitchen up to a mammoth 85 inch monster to be the centrepiece of your home cinema system.
A common rule of thumb is that the ideal viewing distance for a flat screen TV is around 1.5 to 4 times the diagonal size of your screen using these figures we can do either of the following.
Decide on the screen size that you want, and calculate the ideal viewing distance in our room.
Estimate the viewing distance in our room and use that to calculate an ideal screen size.
There are also a number of factors to consider, like if your TV will be on a wall or on a stand. If the TV is for ‘in the background viewing’ or as the main screen for watching movies. Remember that if you want to watch TV you’ll need tv aerial installation Caernarfon.
There are presently three main screen resolutions to select from:
- 720p: 1280 x 720 pixels – aka HD Ready
- 1080p: 1920 x 1080 pixels – aka Full HD
- 2160p: 3840 x 2160 pixels – aka 4K / Ultra HD / SUHD
For 4k to be useful you will need to watch 4k content, this can be streamed by the following:
- An Ultra HD Blu-Ray Player
- 4K Content from Online platforms
- Using Games consoles like Xbox One X or PS4 Pro. You can of course watch regular content on it too, but it’s not true 4k.
Any queries don’t hesitate to get in touch with us today.