The Best Home Theater Systems To Upgrade To Right Now

The Best Home Theater Systems To
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Whether you buy a system with multiple THX-certified home theater speakers, Dolby digital surround sound, or a subwoofer that brings the booming bass of a battle scene or rock concert to your living room, home theater systems can turn your daily audio experience into a professional sounding immersive event.

TVs are geared towards delivering clear and crispest visuals, with most units more focused on the visual experience than audio. MP3 players, phones and tablets are all about size, with the most significant differentiating factor focused on how much memory and therefore how many songs, shows, and movies can be stored on a single unit. Game consoles concentrate on speed and power, creating a tear-free graphic experience for the user. When it comes to audio, these mediums typically include the bare minimum, which means that if you want to hear your favorite songs, movies, shows, and games the way they were designed to be heard, you need speakers and a subwoofer that can bring every note, door creak, and piece of dialogue to life.

The price of movie and concert tickets continues to increase, along with it the availability of high-quality TV shows and films that are made exclusively for cable and streaming services. Staying home and watching the latest blockbuster is less expensive (no tickets, babysitter or parking required) and thanks to 4K and HD TVs, home screens are better than ever. With a home entertainment system, you won’t miss out on any of the audio nuances that come alive in a professional theater setting.

Home entertainment systems are designed to work with just about any TV, computer, phone, tablet or gaming system and the majority of systems can easily be set up in minutes, with the ability to configure the speakers to your room, regardless of how big or small the space. If you’re ready to step up your entertainment room and bring your favorite pieces of visual and audio art to life, we have the home entertainment system that fits your needs and budget.

1. Logitech 5.1 Surround Sound Speaker System

With 5.1 Dolby Digital surround sound and THX-certified home speaker systems, the Logitech 5.1 Surround Sound Speaker System delivers a bass that turns your home into a professional theater.

Pros: The Logitech 5.1 has a DTS soundtrack and a 165 sub-woofer that delivers a deep bass that will bring movies to life. The systems comes with four 67W wall mountable THX-certified home theater speakers that deliver 500 watts of power with the ability to peak at 1000 watts. The Logitech 5.1 is perfect for smart homes, with the ability to connect to six devices, including TV, tablet, phone, game console and more. Old movies and TV shows are upgraded with the Z906 speakers, which can convert the two-channel stereo into surround sound.

Cons: Some customers found the bass sounded flat when using a low volume. This unit also has the highest price point on our list.

Logitech 5.1 Surround Sound Speaker System

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2. Onkyo 7.1 Channel Home Theater Speaker System

The Onkyo 7.1 Channel Home Theater Speaker System comes with a front, center and surround sound speakers as well as a subwoofer to provide an immersive audio experience.

Pros: The Onkyo has a 130-watt front, center and surround speaker, and a 230-watt subwoofer for a booming sound. The front and center speakers have an 86 dB/W/m sensitivity and all the speakers are built with a two-way bass reflex. The subwoofer has a 10-inch cone, which makes it powerful enough for a medium-sized room.

Cons: Customers are happy with the system’s speakers, although some find the subwoofer too large. They also note this system is better suited for movies and TV shows than music.

Onkyo 7.1 Channel Home Theater Speaker System

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3. Logitech Z506 Surround Sound Home Theater Speaker System

Connect your TV, phone, tablet, laptop and more to the Logitech Z506 Surround Sound Home Theater Speaker System to create a 5.1 surround sound space with 75 watts of balanced power that brings your media to life.

Pros: An affordable system for anyone who wants an introductory home theater system, the Logitech Z506 has a ported down-firing 27-watt subwoofer that pushes out a booming and clear bass. With multiple inputs to connect six devices at once, the Logitech Z506 has an on-speaker bass control that lets you find the bass level that works best for your experience.

Cons: The Logitech Z506 isn’t as loud and doesn’t feature the same crispness and clarity of sound as the first two units. Also, the speakers don’t allow for wall mounting.

Logitech Surround Sound Home Theater Speaker System

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