Hot Trends in Home Theater - Page 4

New technology and pricing make the ultimate media room an inviting proposition

Orb Audio 5.1 Home Theater System
If you don't want a built-in system, Orb Audio offers these little round speakers that practically disappear into your décor. The complete home-theater package includes Orb speakers and your choice of Denon and Yamaha receivers. Speaker wire, subwoofer, and HDMI cables can also be added to this package at discounted prices. Starts at $1,139. orbaudio.com

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The Control4 Home Controller HC-300
This unit makes it easy for everyone to add intelligent control to their home at an affordable price. The HC-300 allows users to automate their entire home, including home theater, multi-room music, lighting, temperature, security, and more. Starts at $699. control4.com



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Resources

Mike McMaster (Wilshire Home Entertainment): wilshirehe.com
David Hermary (Hermary's): hermarys.com
Dr. Sean Olive (Harman International): seanolive.blogspot.com and harman.com