I have not seen any previews for it, but at 8pm cst, there is a show called "Home Theaters" on HGTV tonight. The description just says "An expert transforms an attic into a media room; host Don Wildman."
Thanks for the heads-up. It comes at an opportune time for me. I believe this show has been on several times before. I saw it about a year ago, but there are some things that I am curious about and a refresher would be nice.
Seemed like a commercial. Very short on technical details. I would have liked to have seen more of the equipment and the actual building techniques used to construct the room. Also, the brief mention of HDTV was also a disappointment. I heard the word doubler in there once near the end, but nothing about scalers or HTPC.
Seeing a few different setups that had different budgets was also interesting, but anything over about $15000 will put a home theater out of the reach of all but the most affluent.
A show that I would really like to see is one based on a true budget home theater. One the achieves terrific features but can be had for around $10K. This is very much possible, but don't expect to see a custom installer get any where near that kind of number. $10K sounds like the cost of the cables to these guys.
[This message has been edited by JoeFloyd (edited 06-25-2001).]
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