One of the most important things to understand about home theater wiring is that the placement of your equipment matters just as much as the equipment itself. Not only do your speakers have to be a certain distance away from the TV, for example, they should also be a certain distance away from the listener, too. All of this is in the name of creating the most enjoyable and immersive home entertainment experience possible.
The wiring of that equipment, however, can severely limit your options in terms of taking advantage of ideal placement locations for your television, in-ceiling or wall-mounted speaker systems, floor-standing speakers, and more. Pre-wiring, however, gives a team of professionals like those at CAVE access to your home’s electrical system in a way that helps you unlock ALL of the potential that your environment provides.
The Major Advantages of Pre-Wiring
Overall, pre-wiring helps you lock two significant advantages when constructing your dream home theater:
- You’re no longer limited in terms of where certain items can be placed. With the right considerations beforehand, everything can be positioned strategically so that you don’t have to make compromises with your audio and video experience.
- Pre-wiring makes it easier to artfully hide hdmi cables and other cords behind walls, which keeps them out of sight, and creates the truly immersive experience you desired.
Have you ever tried to run a set of speaker cables behind a 25-foot wall after the drywall has already gone up and you’ve already purchased the audio/visual equipment? It’s not just difficult – certain situations may make it impossible. With pre-wiring, however, you can get all of the essential wiring in place (and out of sight) without disrupting your life or your home theater setup.
Pre-wiring also makes it far easier to handle your multi-room wiring needs. Many modern-day home theater receivers support multiple “zones,” which allows you to control the music or entertainment in different rooms with the same piece of equipment. If you handle your pre-wiring needs today, you’re in a better position to get ready for certain functionality that you want to take advantage of in the future as your expectations and technology continue to evolve.
CAVE: Let’s Create the Best Home Theater Experience Together
Since 1954, the hardworking and passionate team at Cathey’s Audio Visual Entertainment (CAVE) have been helping people all over Southern Arizona unlock the true power that the right home entertainment system has to offer. Whether you’re just purchased a new home or are going through an extensive home remodel, a little pre-wiring today can make it a lot easier to bring your vision of the perfect home theater into reality tomorrow.
Since all our work is done completely in-house and because we have extensive experience with surround sound systems from Sonos, Leon, REL and other providers, that also means we’ll be by your side every step of the way. From home theater installations to home audio, we have everything you need to optimize your home entertainment.
If you’d like to find out more information about the major difference that pre-wiring can make for your smart home theater experience, or if you’d just like to discuss your own needs with someone in a bit more detail, please don’t delay—contact Cathey’s Audio Visual Entertainment today.