Dolby Speaker Setup
Dolby Speaker Setup

Home theater setup guide

Get the best sound — within your budget — for your home theater. Find out where to start, what you'll need, and how to choose the right equipment for you.

Bring the joy and magic of the movies right to your living room with a home theater. Our guide will help you create the right setup for your space, with tips on choosing the type of TV, speakers, and audio electronics that best meet your needs. We'll also cover where to place your speakers for the optimal sound. 

To create an immersive home theater, we recommend, at minimum:

  • a surround sound system
  • the biggest HDTV or UHDTV you can manage
  • a broadband internet connection

Speaker setup guide

Get the best sound from your home theater by finding the optimum spot for your speakers.

Create and optimize your home theater

Learn about different kinds of home theater setup and plan your space. Find out what you'll need for your optimal setup and discover how to choose the right equipment to get the best sound within your budget.

Plan your home theater

Discover the many options for your home theater audio system.

Surround yourself with sound

Audio accounts for 50 percent of the cinema experience. Learn how to set up your home theater for surround sound.

Set up your home theater

Learn about room acoustics, cables, furniture, stands, and accessories.