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The environment in which you plan to put a home theater screen will often dictate the best size, shape and screen fabric to use. You can go with something that resembles a flat-panel TV or a unit that's motorized to only appear when it's time to watch a movie.
PHOTO COURTESY OF STEWART FILMSCREEN

The environment in which you plan to put a home theater screen will often dictate the best size, shape and screen fabric to use. You can go with something that resembles a flat-panel TV or a unit that's motorized to only appear when it's time to watch a movie. PHOTO COURTESY OF STEWART FILMSCREEN

Once you’ve settled on a room and have made the necessary structural and architectural modifications, it’s time to talk gear. A home theater will need plenty of A/V muscle to create an engaging, dynamic entertainment experience, so it’s important to have all the right pieces in place. What’s right will depend on many variables: the