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The Many Benefits Of An AV Receiver


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The surround sound receiver or AV receiver is a very important component of any sound or home theater system

Think of a music conductor he directs the flow of his orchestra, with this in mind the receiver does a similar job, taking all information and transporting it to where it needs to go.

Without this piece of equipment the home theater would be “unthinkable. " Because the information received could not be deciphered and not what data it is - Audio or Visual, therefore no translation could occur and the direction would not take place and as a consequence no visual or sound.

This article discusses the various benefits that a good A/V receiver contains.

Surround Sound Decoding

The disks that you play on your CD player are encoded with Surround sound, these disks are designed to utilize the 5.1 surround sound system (Dolby Digital. ) and usually you will find this encoding on most A/V receivers.

Signal Processing

If you can find a A/V receiver that is THX certified then you have just acquired the minimal certification that's makes for excellent sound for your home theater.

The element of signal processing contained in the A/V receiver the processing of certain signal groups including THX, Bass Management, Digital Audio Decoding and Simulated Sound Fields.


There are certain factors that can affect the quality of sound and in order to get the best possible surround sound and to achieve that “cinema" experience on your home theater, discuss with your retailer the power you will need.

The factors you that can blight the sound quality include:

Ceiling Height
Room Size
Flooring Material

More power is good but then there are situations where your system cannot handle the extra power.


If you are serious about purchasing your home theater or audio system, then you owe it to yourself to purchase a very good A/V receiver. It is a real workhorse that provides many functions, you will see the price of them in the shops and you wont believe what retailers are asking for. But believe me, if you were to buy all these components separately you would definitely pay more.

What you are receiving is amazing sound quality.

Robert Cacciatore is a publisher of Home Theater Entertainment Center where you will find information about home theaters, all in one entertainment centers, wireless equipment. Including how to prolong the life of your Home Theater system.

Home Theater System can be a great addition to you house providing you select the right one. The options and choices to make can be quite frustrating and need not happen to you if you have the right knowledge. You can attain the right knowledge by going to


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