Our favorite home theaters from the 2010 Home of the Year Awards.
Fire in the Sky
Great Seats
Front of Theater
Stars Shine
Family Values
Vegas Light Show
Bevy of Sources
Overcoming Potential Disasters
No Signs of Water
Star Ceiling
Come on in
Everything's Under Control
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Family Values

An outdated CRT projector and 16:9 screen were scrapped in favor of a Runco three-chip DLP projector and anamorphic lens setup with a 123-inch Stewart CineCurve 2.35:1 screen. The homeowner’s carpenter handled the extensive woodwork modifications.

A mix of new and existing sources found their way into the updated system, including a Kaleidescape DVD server, Sony ES Blu-ray player, Western Digital movie player, DirecTV HD DVRs and even VHS VCRs. The Kaleidescape system can engage or disengage the power-sled anamorphic lens based on the film’s aspect ratio, while other sources have a fixed lens position with manual override.

Read more: Home Theater Has Epic Family Values