Unlike the old TVs of our youth, today's audio-visual center
(wonderful term, isn't it!) is a far more complex setup. Complex does not
have to mean non-understandable. The AV center of today is called upon to do
far more than tune in The Ed Sullivan Show on Sunday evening! (Man am I
showing my age here!) The AV Center or Home Theater is usually called
upon to present theater quality movies, TV shows that sound like you are in
the studio, CD Music, record and playback movies, laser disks and DVDs. Yes,
the home audio visual center of today is a long way from the old TV.
sections will go into what components are
typically found in our living rooms today and how to get
the most out of their performance.